SoHo

The Dutch

The Dutch

The Dutch is a joint that doesn’t try to be anything other than what it is. How’s that for a non-committal, god-awful intro to a…

Hundred Acres

CLOSED From the team that brought you Cookshop and Five Points¬†(R.I.P.) comes my latest foray into the sustainable world of coziness. And, yes, Hundred Acres…

Void

Void

[CLOSED] As a cinema studies minor, I took a lot of classes in the visual arts college at my university. All of these classes involved…

Toad Hall

Toad Hall

It’s like SoHo’s version of a sports bar. There are TVs and munchies on the bar. There are a bunch of people smoking and milling…

SoHo Kitchen & Bar

[CLOSED] Ok, so the food is nothing to write home about, and the art on the walls looks like something out of a psychotic gym…

The Room

The Room

[CLOSED] I forgot that I had been to this place years ago. I liked it then, and I like it now. This nice, little cozy…

Puck Fair

Puck Fair

[CLOSED] Let’s start off by saying that Puck Fair is not for the faint of heart. It’s not scary or seedy or anything, but gets…

Pravda

Pravda

[CLOSED] Although this bar is harder to find than a scud bunker in Kazakhstan, it’s definitely worth the search to enjoy at least one drink…

Pomodoro Pizza

Pomodoro Pizza

What amounts to a greasy pizza shop with a few tables crammed into it, Pomodoro was surprisingly satisfying for a place with no character whatsoever….

Milady’s Restaurant

Milady’s Restaurant

[CLOSED] Calling this place a restaurant is really pushing it. More like “a friend’s basement in Jersey disguised as a bar, disguised as restaurant —…

Mexican Radio

Mexican Radio

[CLOSED] Let’s just start this off by saying that Mexican food is almost always a crowd pleaser. Very rarely will you get a “no” when…

MercBar

MercBar

[CLOSED] It’s always nice to be pleasantly surprised. We’re not usually big on the SoHo lounge scene. Maybe it’s because we still think short-sleeve polyester…

Lure Fishbar

Lure Fishbar

This place, with its ship-like look and smell, is dangerously teetering on the precipice of theme restaurantdom. Modeled to resemble what, in my extremely limited…

Lucky Strike

Lucky Strike

There’s no way to not feel just a wee bit hip when sitting in one of these faux French brasserie joints. I’m honestly not even…

Il Corallo Trattoria

Il Corallo Trattoria

Fortunately this place doesn’t take reservations, because patrons say they would have the place booked every night through the end of the year. That’s what…

Fanelli’s

Fanelli’s

Sometimes progress takes a backseat to tradition. Most of the time progress means bulldozing the past and paving it over with some shiny new metal…

Broome Street Bar

Broome Street Bar

In the land of the lounge, the Broome Street Bar is a nice respite. There’s no velvet rope, and most of the clientele look well-fed….

Bob & Jo

Bob & Jo

It’s amazing how many different cuisines have the standby chicken-over-rice combo. In this case you have Korean — or, rather, Korean fusion. Now, I grew…

Balthazar

Balthazar

For all of us Francophobes out there, welcome to Balthazar, a taste of Paris without the stinky Seine, language barriers and hydrocephalic mimes. Modeled to…