Flatiron

VIP Club

VIP Club

Second only to Scores, VIP packs in bachelor parties and drooling men of all kinds. Unlike Scores, you won’t find any sheiks or celebs hanging…

Tap Room

[CLOSED] Became: The City Bakery Born from the ashes of Zip City comes this somewhat upscale brewery that could make even the most hardcore yuppie…

Taim Mobile

Taïm Mobile

There was a stretch of about ten months when I ate at this truck at least once every two weeks. Essentially every time I walked…

Punch

Punch

Oooh, I love clowns! Not really. Unfortunately for 99% of the population, there is nothing more repulsive than clowns–and the French. Punch combines the two…

Gramercy Tavern

Gramercy Tavern

It’s about time we at The Survey got some fuckin’ class. Seriously, you can’t get any further from the taco joints and burger chains that…

Periyali

Periyali

This neighborhood is amongst the most non-descript in the city. It’s as if gentrification tried to make its mark, got bored and gave up. I…

Mesa Grill

Mesa Grill

[CLOSED] Sometimes hype is just that. The only item on the menu that is a must have isn’t even listed there — water. That’s to…

Hollywood Diner

Hollywood Diner

Maybe there’s a Hollywood in Greece of which we’re not aware, but this place has absolutely nothing to do with the CA city famous for…

Flatiron Lounge

Flatiron Lounge

I have some mixed feelings about deco style in general. The stuff is at once both industrial/cool and cheeseball/plastic. It’s kind of the same feeling…

Eleven Madison Park

Eleven Madison Park

Now this is a New York restaurant! Set in an old art deco space, complete with cool, carved metal and antique light fixtures, one feels…

Cutting Room

Cutting Room

Hipsters by the dozen gather in this funky space to watch acts on the periphery of the periphery. The fact that the joint is co-owned…

City Bakery

The City Bakery

I was a little early for an afternoon meeting with a client, and hadn’t eaten a damn thing all day. Not a good thing when…

Bazar Bistro

Bazar Bistro

[CLOSED] This was one of those leaps of faith type nights. I went onto OpenTable, read some reviews here and there and booked it. It…