Monday, January 26, 2015

This Week


The forecast for your week ahead: sunny with a chance of shameless self-promotion.

  • Hand-Held Lunch: Dub Pies Open now

    A longtime Brooklyn staple for Aussie expats, this sweet-and-savory hand-held pie bakery finally jumped the river. Dub Pies comes bearing steak mince, Thai chicken curry, and sausage rolls.

    123 West 3rd St. (Macdougal St.), West Village (341-380-7582)

  • Mini Carbs: Bantam Bagels Open now

    It's like donut holes for bagels. This new bagelry serves tiny dough balls (in every conceivable style) filled with cream cheese, butter, mustard and cheddar, bacon, and lox.

    283 Bleecker St. (Jones St.), West Village (646-852-6320)

  • New Townhouse: Il Gattopardo Open now

    Don't fret — Il Gattopardo didn't close. It just moved down the street to fresh, bright new digs where Aquavit once lived, and it's still serving a seasonal menu: eggplant and buffalo ricotta cakes, dry aged strip loin, and spaghetti with bottarga.

    13-15 W. 54th St. (5th Ave.), Midtown (212-246-0412)

  • Any Way You Want It: Hirohisa Open now

    Behind a nondescript white wall in Soho lies this small den of masterful Japanese food, where "kappo" style reigns. You can have your meal poached, grilled, raw, or fried, but always prepared perfectly.

    73 Thompson St. (Broome St.), Soho (212-925-1613)

  • Fat, Sugar, Booze: The Unholy Trinity Tuesday

    Head to Louro tomorrow night for a guest appearance by acclaimed modernist pastry chef Will Goldfarb, who co-presents a seven-course menu celebrating all things fatty, sweet, and alcoholic, from foie gras pudding and uni tempura to roast fall fruits with pig’s blood sablée — all paired with cocktails crafted by Mayur Subbarao.

    Tue 7p. Louro, 142 W. 10th St. (Waverly Pl.), West Village (212-206-0606). $125 prix fixe here.

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