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Uncle Boons

Uncle Boons

This place is bonkers and bananas and also bonkers. Or b 'n' b 'n' b for short. This Uncle Boon dude has hit on an idea that seems simple, but makes getting...
Avenida Cantina

Avenida Cantina

Who doesn't love a taco? Well, apparently like everyone online who has ever been to this joint. The reviews are just fucking brutal. One review site (which ...
Zum Schneider

Zum Schneider

There were decades of my life in which I never considered eating German food. I thought of it as nothing but sausages and sauerkraut. It turns out I wasn't ...
Paradou

Paradou

I don't speak French. Like at all. I can say hello and goodbye and thank you. Sort of. Otherwise it's a giant mush of vowels to me. I would be in big troubl...

Hundred Acres

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 is...
The Pony Bar

The Pony Bar

This joint has a seriously classic look. A long wooden bar with wooden bar stools lines one side of the narrow space, with low tables on the other. The floo...
Matchless

Matchless

Brunch is supposed to be eaten at nice white tables on a sunny garden patio with stemware and fruit juice mixed with bubbly alcohol. There should be girls i...
Alder

Alder

Never having the balls to go to Dufresne's real restaurent, wd~50, I jumped at the chance to go to this, his low-rent eatery. Ok, not low-rent, but certainl...
B-Side

B-Side

Ordering the PBR and a shot special while it was still light outside somehow felt like I was the guy with the flask at the five-year-old's birthday party. I...
Taim Mobile

Taïm Mobile

There was a stretch of about ten months when I ate at this truck at least once every two weeks. Essentially every time I walked out of my office and saw the...
Shoolbred's

Shoolbred’s

I kept thinking this joint was called "Schoolbreds." Which made me think of those Little School Boy cookies. Or those shortbread things, um, Lorna Doones. T...
Tertulia

Tertulia

There is nothing I hate more on this green earth than egg salad. This hatred generally extends to any kind of hard-boiled egg, including the dreaded deviled...
The Rusty Knot

The Rusty Knot

My buddy suggested we go to the Rusty Knot, a bar in the West Village called "The Rusty Knot!" Wait, that's not a euphemism for a butthole? But it's a rusty...
Lowcountry

Lowcountry

I stopped into this place for a beer or two just because I liked the looks of it. Call it a classy redneck joint. Rather than a rusted tin roof, license pla...