Posts Tagged ‘seafood’
John Dory (in the Ace Hotel from April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman) is a seafood lovers playground. I love the unique pairings and flawless preparations set in this casual gastropub. The inventive tapas style menu compliments the layout, seating and quirky decor.
Come prepared for a wait because they don’t take ressies.
Scenesters, celebs, suits and hipsters have descended upon the Mepa newcomer- Catch….and for good reason. The fellas from EMM Group deliver a tri-level spot for the ultimate seafood soiree with Top Chef Champ, Hung Huyn at the helm. The Meatpacking District was in need of a seafood scene, so I welcome the rustic yet chic resto with an open mind and palate.
The Mediterranean and Asian inspired menu with a bevy of shared plates comprised of fish, sushi and a complete raw bar is focused on interesting blends and preparations. And this approach transfers to their well conceived libations too. Service was on point, and the vibrant vibe was present throughout all floors!
The subterranean lounge in the Carlton Hotel, Salon Millesime has a cool vibe. The vintage-glam spot serves small plates (you can also order from the upstairs restaurant that has a tasty seafood-inspired menu) and cocktails while grooving to a DJ or live music. It’s the perfect destination for date night and libations with friends.
I attended a birthday celebration for my girl Michelle’s sister, and we did it up in true Sip, Chat, Chow fashion.
Gabrielle Union has lots on the docket but still makes time to hang with friends and loved ones at some of her favorite spots in LA and Miami! She’s teaming up with Tyler Perry again to star in his upcoming film “Good Deeds”, out in February. And that’s all… “Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man” hits theaters in April while Indie film “A Family Tree” is set to be released in the Spring. Seems like we’ll be seeing a lot of Gabby in 2012!
Check out Gabrielle Union’s Sip, Chat, Chow:
Avra should be your go-to if you’re in the mood for great fish and attentive service in an upbeat, chic environment. The stylish resto in midtown features Greek favorites and Mediterranean specialties with a seafood focus. The two biggest draws for me are:
1. Al fresco dining