Jin Soon Hand & Foot Spas

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I was first introduced to Jin Soon Hand & Foot Spas by my friend Maria from Liz Claiborne.  We went to the tiny West Village location on Jones St. between Bleeker and West 4th Street years ago.  I remember at the time thinking it was pricey but more than that it was extremely cramped with only two children’s desk stations.  I thought it odd and it didn’t feel quite so luxurious.  I knew nothing about … Continue reading

El Camion Cantina

194 Avenue A – East Village Mexican, Restaurant/Bar, Awesome Margaritas http://www.elcamioncantina.com/ Our friend Frank, formerly of Meade’s in the South Street Seaport, got a new gig at a really fabulous spot. Steve tried only one bit of food, which naturally was the fish taco. He was impressed and that’s impressive. It looked really tasty! Actually, there was split opinion at the bar on which was the favorite. The fish was Frank’s pick. tacos 12 coca … Continue reading

Cheap Eats Food Tour

Momofuku Noodle Bar

This week New York Magazine published their annual ‘Eat Cheap’ issue, not so different from Time Out’s ‘Cheap Eats’ issue. Either way, both have been talking about all of the latest food crazes, most of which fall into the ‘less than $25’ meal category. And we love a day-long food smack down, so why not try a variety of new spots and take a trek around the city? We always forget how quickly one gets … Continue reading

Penny Farthing

Irish Pub http://www.thepennyfarthingnyc.com/ 103 Third Ave. @ 13th St. – East Village We stopped by the Penny Farthing for the first time on Wednesday night during the snowstorm. It is a rather huge spot with a very rustic and warm atmosphere. It’s named after the bicycle pictured above. We already had a killer cocktail before our arrival, so we stuck with beers. We’d like to go back another time and get a feel for the … Continue reading

Everett Bradley – Holidelic 2011 at Joe’s Pub

Everett Bradley

http://holidelic.com/ This is our second year attending Everett Bradley’s Holidelic at Joe’s Pub.  Last year we were absolutely blown away with his funk show.  We had no idea what to expect!  We’ve since purchased both Holidelic and his first album, Toy.  This year we were familiar with all of the songs and knew the lyrics to many.  Everett Bradley and his talented group of singers and musicians did not fail to impress the second time … Continue reading