Asian Fusion

Typhoon Brewery

Typhoon Brewery

[CLOSED] is now: Papillon Bistro & Bar Surprisingly upscale, this brewery is one step above your typical city brewpub. Decorated in that weird early nineties…

Tao

Tao

Look, I’m Carrie Bradshaw–with about 65 pounds packed on, of course. There’s no telling if art imitated life or the other way around when…

Ruby Foo’s Uptown

Ruby Foo’s Uptown

[CLOSED] Quote most often attributed to patrons: “Style over substance.” Upping the yuppie quotient on the UWS, Ruby Foo’s draws beautiful young couples (many…

Ma Peche

Má Pêche

Apparently this dude David Chang is some sort of famous guy or something. Ok, famous in the world of people who like to eat…

Fat Buddha

Fat Buddha

I walked in this joint wondering almost out loud why the hell I was doing it. “Self,” I said, “There are like three zillion…

Café Asean

Café Asean

[CLOSED] This is one of those many wonderful little places in Manhattan that makes you okay with the fact that you live in what…

AZ

AZ

[CLOSED] Is it closed or isn’t it? Well, it should be. Wasting a cool space like this with overwrought Asian fusion cuisine should be…

Asian 289

Asian 289

[CLOSED] Asian 289 was completely a choice of convenience. Those generally make for either poor or weird experiences. This was both. Raining like I’ve…