8 Stuyvesant Street
This tiny, tough to find Japanese speakeasy has become an East Village institution, thanks to expertly made cocktails and a strict adherence to quality, elegance, and the rules. The bar …
The Rusty Knot
425 West Street
To say the décor at The Rusty Knot, located on the West Side Highway, is kitsch, would be a grave understatement. Here, you’ll find their eponymous cocktail – essentially a …
Smalls Jazz Club
183 West 10th Street
Former Navy submariner, Mitchell Borden opened Smalls Jazz Club in 1994. A jazz violinist himself, Borden wanted to carve out a space in lower Manhattan where jazz music and jazz …
178 7th Avenue South
From 1935 until his death in 1989, Max Gordon ran the nearly 80 year old Village Vanguard, one of the city’s most colorful jazz spots. Over the decades, hundreds of …
The Lucky Bee
252 Broome Street
Self-proclaimed “Farm-to-Table Asian” cuisine is served up by former Fat Radish sous Chef, Matty Bennett at The Lucky Bee in a funky, bright and energetic restaurant in the LES. This …
49 Canal Street
This Chinatown eatery has had wild success since opening their original 18-seat outpost. The menu at Dimes is reflective of the young and creative people who frequent this health-minded diner.
463 W Broadway
There are several ways to describe Sadelle’s- bagel bakery, neo-appetizing store, and bistro from baker Melissa Weller and the Major Food Group. There will be a lot more than bagels, …
332 Lafayette St.
Temple Bar is a cocktail den designed like a 1940’s era speak-easy, and without a sign outside, it's easy to miss while walking down Lafayette Street.