Sunday, January 25, 2015

This Week


Now that we can all act like Alec Baldwin during all stages of a flight, there is nothing to stop us from our Candy Crush addiction. God help us.

  • Neon Genesis: Randolph Brooklyn Open now
    The latest from the people behind Randolph at Broome and Randolph Beer is full of neon signage, graffiti, and 12 draft lines, plus a selection of bottles, wines, and cocktails.
    104 S. 4th St. (Berry St.), Williamsburg (718-599-0412)

  • Buttered Up: Empire Biscuit Open now
    You can have all the biscuits all the time at this 24-hour shop offering lard or all-butter versions stuffed with maple butter, foie gras butter, Scotch eggs, and fried eggplant.
    198 Ave A. (E. 12th St.), East Village (646-682-9529)

  • Down South: Route 66 Smokehouse Open now 
    American classics are on the menu at this spot (pictured) where you'll find pimento cheese, shrimp and grits, and sliced brisket sandwiches that you can wash down with rustic bourbon and Cheerwine.
    79 Pearl St. (Hanover Sq.), Financial District (212-943-1602)

  • Scaled Up: Bo's Kitchen and Bar Room Open now
    This is a New Orleans-themed restaurant, so don't be surprised to see tempura-fried alligator on the menu alongside, okra, oysters, sazeracs, and beignets.
    6 W. 24th St. (Broadway), Flatiron (212-234-2373)

  • Battle of the Belge: Ô Merveilleux Open now
    The merveilleux is a kind of Belgian dessert made from meringue and tons of whipped cream, topped with shaved chocolate. This UES bakery specializes in them, but also serves cupcakes and Counter Culture coffee.
    1509 2nd Ave. (E. 78th St.), Upper East Side (646-681-8688)

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