Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jul 30 2011

Newcomer Marble Lane in the Dream Downtown has swagger. The upbeat vibe, low lighting, leather banquettes, sleek glass fixtures and party playlist makes the swanky Mepa resto a destination for many.


There was a good mix of people when we arrived, and as the night progressed patrons in suits were replaced with sexy women in minis and hipster dudes. Even though Marble Lane is housed in the middle of the hotel lobby, the sunken structure creates a good separation for the club-like resto. And the party doesn’t end here- after dinner head up to PH-D Rooftop Lounge for more cocktails, hot beats and exquisite views.


The inventive steakhouse menu with global influences comes to us by way of former Top Chef contestant, Manuel Trevino. He delivers creative preparations of steak, seafood and pasta dishes.

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Jul 27 2011

Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio delivers a dual dining experience at Colicchio & Sons in Mepa. The Tap Room is the more casual and affordable section, while the main dining room offers a fine dining experience with a towering wine rack separating the two. The rustic and elegant atmosphere coupled with fantastic service and a few solid dishes makes the Tap Room a good neighborhood option.

While the food at C&S didn’t blow my mind, the burger and fish stew were on point!

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Jul 22 2011

I went to an event on Thursday night at the New Museum to celebrate the launch of a limited edition bottle KAWS designed for Hennessy V.S Cognac. In typical KAWS fashion, the bottle is adorned with vibrant colors, XXes and chomper teeth.

The New Museum was the perfect venue to unveil the stylish collaboration. The evening was filled with stunning views, dope beats by ?uestlove, tasty bites, sweet treats, and of course, a fully stocked Hennessy bar! S/O to my girl Jen Yu!

Jul 20 2011

This casual West Village urban fish shack delivers comfort food with a seafood focus and a bustling bar.  A few things to note- breakfast items are served until 4p during the week, they’re open late night, the music is usually on point, and there seems to be a little something for everyone (even if you’re not a seafood lover). I haven’t tried the ditch dog or their Sunday Lobster Bake but it’s on my radar!

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Jul 18 2011

I love the vibe in the garden at David Burke Kitchen! The subterranean dining room is cool but during the summer the garden is the best option! There’s a lounge/bar area, open air tables and cabanas reminiscent of South Beach.

In true David Burke fashion, he delivers inventive and inspiring New American cuisine that is whimsical and tasty. The creative menu and chic urban garden makes it one of NYC’s go-to-spots this summer.

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