TriBeCa

TRI Bakery

TRI Bakery

[CLOSED] We’re not quite sure what’s going on here. Apparently this place is a bakery during the daylight hours, serving great bread and stuff, but…

El Teddy’s

El Teddy’s

[CLOSED] If you haven’t been in El Teddy’s, you’ve probably walked by it and wondered what the hell was going on inside. The exterior features…

Smyth Lobby Bar

Smyth Lobby Bar

[CLOSED] Dudes in suits: not interesting. Dudes with ponytails: not interesting (and in some instances creepy). Dudes in suits with ponytails: waaay interesting. And, as…

The Odeon

The Odeon

Rumor has it this place was way hip back in the day. I have some recollection of an old boss of mine using a bunch…

Nobu

Nobu

[CLOSED at this location] “Sushi so soft you’d want to spread it on a roll — if there were any,” says one happy carb starved…

Knitting Factory

Knitting Factory

[CLOSED at this location] If you are a fan of jazz or cool alternative music, then you have probably been to this small, legendary club….

Fresh

Fresh

[CLOSED] This word “fresh” can mean so many things. When we were children and we talked back to our mothers using strong-ish language, we were…

Dylan Prime

[CLOSED] To call this place a steakhouse is a real misnomer. Granted, they serve steak and stuff, but the atmosphere couldn’t further from that stuffy…

Devin Tavern

Devin Tavern

[CLOSED] I must admit that this was a completely random choice for a Saturday night. Slogging through the rain and wind, we shook ourselves like…

Dakota Roadhouse

Dakota Roadhouse

[CLOSED] You’ve seen The Accused, right? It’s not to say that the nice construction dudes from Ground Zero (seven years after the fact) remind me…

Centrico

Centrico

[CLOSED] I knew it was the place the second I saw its short set of steps up to the front door. I had been here…

Bubble Lounge

Bubble Lounge

[CLOSED] Normally we don’t like to hang out in classy places, but we’ll make an exception for this “non-sneaker” establishment. Truth be told, we’re not…

Bouley

[CLOSED] It’s a bad sign that neither Ms. Hipster nor I can really remember what we ate at Bouley despite dropping a couple paychecks on…

Anotheroom

Anotheroom

There are only two words you need to describe this place: unpretentious and small. Is it really okay if I leave it at that? No,…