Kips Bay

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Ixta

Mr. Mxyzptlk, are you there? Boy have we found the place for you. Better not call Bizarro Superman and The Scarecrow to tell 'em where to meet, as uttering ...
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Red Sky

Sometimes places just teeter on the edge of uncool. Using the transitive property: just because a place is not cool doesn't make it uncool, but if a place i...
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Les Halles – Park Avenue

The evening here got off to a strange start. The bar somehow ran out of liquid containers, and we were served our eight-dollar beers in what amounted to sma...
Blue Smoke

Blue Smoke

I must admit that I have trouble keeping my ribs straight. No, I don't mean I walk all funny and shit; it's just that I can't tell my spare ribs from my baby ba...
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Tabla

Let me just start off by saying we walked through the doors at this place pretty much completely bombed. Why the hell would you get drunk before going to an...
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Artisanal

Ah, the Frenchies have it good. They work like 20 hour weeks, usurp credit for other country's military actions and get to sit around eating baguettes while...
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Under the Volcano

Named after a 1980's movie about a bunch of munchkins who take over a hotel... What? That's Under the Rainbow? Ha, sorry. Named after a book by Malcolm Lowr...
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McCormack’s

It's so nice that the old, neighborhood alcoholics have somewhere to go. Shunned by the yuppies and the hippies and the preppies (and all the other "ies"), ...
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Houston’s – Park Avenue

We can only assume this joint is named after the city and not our crack-addled friend, Whitney. Considering the size of the portions and the wealth of high-...
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Park Avenue Country Club

Don't let them fool you -- there is nothing country, nor anything clubbish about the Park Ave. Country Club. Don't bother calling for reservations either, b...

The Ginger Man

If you dig young financial guys in suits with fat cigars and bad attitudes, then this is your happy hour haven. If you are a raging yuppie with an unquenchable ...
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Rosehill

became: Artisanal Formerly a weird joint called An American Place, someone got smart and changed that stupid name. . . to another stupid name. Now sounding li...
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Rodeo Bar

Apparently this is one of the biggest country and western bars in New York City. To the casual observer it looks like a bizarre mess, with a huge stuffed bu...