June 2012

The Six Bar Tools That You Really, Absolutely Need This Summer; Fireworks and Food (Perfect Together); and Welcome Back Chef Bill Rosenberg: Glad to See You at NoMa!

There you are, clutching your PDT Cocktail Book as you approach your lovingly curated bar. Did I use “curated” to refer to liquor? You bet I did. You’ve gathered 13 types of bitters, organic absinthe, and four locally distilled ryes. It was an investment, but at least the money went to booze and recipes. Or did it? If you’re reading the hipster bartending bibles, maybe you’ve been thinking about buying old-fashioned bartenders’ tools.


Coals Fires up Westchester’s Pizza Scene, Countdown to the Best of Westchester Party, Don’t Miss Vintage 1890 Prix Fixe, and Killer Egg on Toast at Nessa


Run, Don’t Walk, to Irvington’s New MP Taverna; It’s Best of Westchester Time; and the Greek Empire is Back (and Taking Over)

It’s pretty rare that I say this about a restaurant that manifests the second or third iteration of an idea that originated somewhere else, but run, don’t walk, to Chef Michael Psilakis’s third MP Taverna (at 1 Bridge St, Irvington). It’s the modern Greek restaurant that dispenses with all the Ks.


How to Be a Victim of Restaurant Service Bias, Step Up with Summer Wine Classes, and Hello, Heat! It’s Time to Cool Down with Sashimi and Nigori at Sushi Mike’s

Here’s something that actually happened to me at a well-known Manhattan restaurant—oh, for the sake of argument, let’s call it Dos Caminos. It was New Year’s Day and our party of four had made merry the night before. There was Champagne, maybe some shots. Who knows? That’s all I remember.


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