Wine Bar

Aldo Sohm Wine Bar

Aldo Sohm Wine Bar

I feel like this is at least the second wine bar I've reviewed in the past couple months. And that, in any real world, would be two too many. Because that's jus...
La Cava

La Cava

Oh the wine bar. Ever so refined and genteel. Almost a rejection of everything that is masculine and Bud Light-ish. But, honestly, thank god these bastions of r...
Carroll Place

Carroll Place

I somehow walked by Kenny's Castaways probably around a million times in my early life and never went inside. Something about the joint repelled me. Maybe it's ...
V Bar & Cafe

V Bar & Cafe

Sure I may be kind of old to hang out in a bar this close to NYU, but when has that ever stopped me? Shit, they let me into the Chuck E. Cheese's ballpit, so wh...
Otoo

Otto Enoteca Pizzeria

I can't hear the name Otto without thinking about the worst mascot in college sports history. I'm speaking, of course, about the smiling piece of fruit that is ...
Bar Veloce Chelsea

Bar Veloce (Chelsea)

We serendipitously found this joint on Halloween weekend and figured out quickly that judging a crowd anywhere on or around that holiday may be a big mistake. T...
Ara Wine Bar

Ara Wine Bar

Calling this place "sleepy" is an insult not only to the so-named dwarf, but to the institution of sleep itself. This joint is one step away from mummificat...
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Vero Wine Bar Uptown

Vero is a funky little place. Not funky in an East Village kind of way, but funky in an Upper East Side, girls in designer skirts, I'm gonna get trashed on ...
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SoHo Kitchen & Bar

Ok, so the food is nothing to write home about, and the art on the walls looks like something out of a psychotic gym teacher's pictorial memoir, but this ca...