BYOB

27 Feb 2013

Shanghai Dumpling King: BYOB Bargain

  Beer and soup dumplings What is it about the Shanghai soup dumpling that impels the restauranteur to affix the name “King” or “Kingdom” somewhere in the title of his establishment dispensing of said delicacy? There IS a certain regal bearing to the soup dumpling, similar, you might imagine, to

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28 Jan 2013

BYOB in New York City – Part 1: Manhattan’s Bhatti Indian Grill

The acronym BYOB predates the millennial generation but is perhaps the quintessential millennial concept. Not kids and not really adults, no longer satisfied with getting drunk at home on cheap booze but not holding down the type of job that affords frequent dinners with $50 bottles of wine. The BYOB

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14 Nov 2012

Movies and Drinking in Wburg’s DIY theater $5

Do you ever find yourself getting caught in a YouTube film clip vortex? Maybe you’re looking up something for work or you’re just finishing your lunch hour with a little preview of Tremors V. Then you notice that funny scene from Seinfeld where Elaine and Mr. Lippman debate the name

Jules Owen - Wandering Wastrel 0
13 Jul 2011

Teany Is Anything But Tiny

First things first: how can you not like a tea shop with robots in the window? Second things second, how can you not like a place that has almost 100 teas AND a BYOB policy? Most people know Teany as Moby’s tea shop, which is a good or bad thing

Jill S. 0
27 Apr 2011

Cafe Himalaya Keeps It Hot and Cheap

BYOB. These four little letters help me forgive a world of sin when it comes to restaurants, much to the chagrin of fellow diners who don’t mind paying a few extra bucks for a drink, aka did not study “communications” in college and have well-paying jobs. As such, when I

Jill S. 0
01 Apr 2011

OH, HI MARK! ‘The Room’ Screening Tonight at Big Umbrella Studios

HOLY SHIT it’s amazing out today!  It’s hot enough for my window to be open for once and the people next door have already commenced a rooftop drinkfest.  NO, this is not an April Fool’s Day joke!  SUN IN SAN FRANCISCO! Okay, I’m done.  I just had to talk about

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
04 Mar 2011

Stuff Yourself With Italy at La Nonna

If you’re looking for a slightly nicer Italian restaurant, but not so nice you’ll get stabbed with a fork for using the wrong one, go to La Nonna.  Their classic Italian dishes are the cheesiest, freshest and most tomato-ey you could hope to stuff your face with. Even a simple dish

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
04 Feb 2011

B.A.D. Burger is Freaking G.O.O.D.

Waffles are delicious at most hours of the day, the exception being any hour after midnight on a day you’re going under anesthesia. Until recently, Kellogg’s Diner was the only place in Williamsburg you could get a fatty Belgian waffle at all hours of the night. Sure, the jokes about

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