Gramercy

Taco & Tortilla King

Taco & Tortilla King

[CLOSED] One of life’s great mysteries is the proliferation of Chinese Mexican joints around the city of Manhattan. Do these places exist anywhere outside of…

Park Avalon

Park Avalon

[CLOSED] Think of it as an airplane hangar with a good interior decorator. This remarkably down-to-earth, whatever-this-neigborhood-is-called, eatery looks forboding with its high ceilings and…

Paddy Maguire’s Ale House

Paddy Maguire’s Ale House

Welcome to the demented, drunken forest. It’s amazing that such an innocuous facade can lead into such a bizarre amalgamation of one drunk guy’s dream…

Old Town Bar

Old Town Bar

A name so apropos it hurts. Surrounded by some of the snobbiest establishments in the city, this bar has managed to survive since the 1880’s…

L'Express

L’Express

I always thought this was some lame women’s store equivalent to 80s mall-staples, Structure or Chess King. Apparently the picture of coffee on the sign…

Flûte Gramercy

Flûte Gramercy

[CLOSED] I’m not quite sure we had the full Flute experience, but from what I saw, we had no business being in a place this…

Duke’s

Duke’s

Honestly, if you’re drunk, in the Union Square area and craving BBQ that just might kill you, there’s no place like Duke’s. If you’re sober,…

City Crab

City Crab

[CLOSED at this location] City Crab looks like an expensive suit joint in that “whatever” neighborhood above Union Square and East of The Flatiron District….

America

America

[CLOSED] Many have likened eating a meal in America to chowing down in an airplane hangar. This is not only a comment about the size…