Ken & Cook – CLOSED

Ken & Cook

Ken & Cook is one of many countless new spots that have been opening along the Bowery over the last few years.  These days it has become a weekly occurrence.  Ken & Cook is located in the former Travertine spot.  Couldn’t be happier that abomination closed.  Ken & Cook is a far better concept with a really nice raw bar to the left when you walk in.  It loses it a bit with their heavy … Continue reading

Randolph Beer

We were pleased to discover this ‘craft beer focused bar and restaurant’ this weekend near the Bowery. They have 36 beers on tap, a nice menu and a huge space. You’ll find a long copper bar, lots of reclaimed wood tables, big screen TV’s and a cool graffiti covered basement.

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Double Crown – CLOSED (now Saxon + Parole)

Double Crown

British Empire meets Southeast Asia fusion of British, Indian & Southeast Asian 316 Bowery at Bleeker – Bowery The theme is ‘British Empire,’ the decor is ‘NYC meets India’ and the crowd has a distinct Hipster vibe. The food is quite good. This is a part of the Employees Only group which includes Public (Michelin Star), Macao Trading Co. (Portuguese/ Chinese), Employees Only and East Side Social Club.  All of them are very creative … Continue reading

B Bar & Grill

B Bar

Outdoor Dining 40 E. 4th St. – Bowery B Bar is nothing special in terms of food, but it has the most fabulous huge outdoor space.  It’s a great place to park your ass for an entire afternoon of snacks and cocktails.  It is on Bowery between Noho and E. Village, a great spot to bar hop later in the evening.  The food is good, don’t get me wrong.  They’ve got standard bar fare, … Continue reading

DBGB Kitchen & Bar – CLOSED


This is our second visit to DBGB within a month. We planned to grab some food with friends at Double Crown before a party, but they were not serving bloody marys?! So off we went to DBGB. Twice our backup plan for another place! And great both times. We’ve wanted to try DBGB since it opened, and, like many other restaurants, it fell down on the list and got forgotten. We were so glad we … Continue reading