Archive for the ‘in the hood’ Category

IN THE HOOD: LOBSTER JOINT

The only thing better than Lobster Joint‘s food is that they have three different locations in the NYC area. There’s one in Greenpoint, BK with a giant backyard, one at Rockaway Beach for day-trips out […]

IN THE HOOD: BURGER WEEK AT RUBY’S CAFE

Yes, it’s actually burger week in NYC, and while some New Yorkers are buying tickets for official burger week burger feasts and burger crawls, we’re going rogue and taking you to one of our favorite […]

IN THE HOOD: CROWN HEIGHTS – THE CLASSON SOCIAL CLUB

Words by Miguel Pena Photographs by Jacob Sousa Newly opened by restaurateur Albano Ballerini and musician Francesco Pini, The Classon Social Club aims to bring an old-school jazz atmosphere to the cozy Crown Heights neighborhood. […]

IN THE HOOD: GREENPOINT – RIVER STYX

One of our favorite parts about Greenpoint is that a lot of the attractions are off the beaten path. Those familiar with the neighborhood know that while some of the best restaurants and bars aren’t […]

IN THE HOOD: THE SQUAD TAKES US TO VENICE BEACH

As we get closer to opening our first LA stores, we asked the creative team behind one of our new favorite brands, The Squad to show us their home base of Venice Beach through their […]

IN THE HOOD: SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG – CERVECERIA HAVEMEYER

Cerveceria Havemeyer, the sister restaurant of one of our favorites La Superior, quietly opened in South Williamsburg last summer. While we first made our way over to the Mexican eatery just last month, it’s already […]

IN THE HOOD: LOWER EAST SIDE – CHEEKY SANDWICHES

Not only are the sandwiches at Cheeky Sandwiches delicious, the hospitality at the LES stop is some of the best in town. Owner Din Yates was there to serve us up the classic fried chicken with […]

IN THE HOOD: GREENPOINT – CHARLOTTE PATISSERIE

One of our favorite morning stops is Charlotte Patisserie, right down the block from the OAK 55 Nassau store. A go-to for coffee, macarons, croissants, and other delicious treats, the French pastry shop will soon […]

IN THE HOOD: SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG – SHALOM JAPAN

At Shalom Japan, chefs Aaron Israel and Sawako Okochi serve up a fantastic menu – a mixture of traditional foods from their respective Jewish and Japanese backgrounds – to create a unique take on New […]

IN THE HOOD: SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG – OTB

It happened to be a “Movie Monday” when we stopped into OTB last night, meaning the regular menu was pared down to $1 oysters and some of the best fried chicken we’ve had in Brooklyn. […]

IN THE HOOD: SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG – BEDFORD BAKING STUDIO

Words and Photographs by Jennifer Orlowski Bedford Baking Studio, is a daily ritual and warm escape for every customer they serve (especially on freezing cold days like today). From the shop as cozy as your […]

IN THE HOOD: ROCHESTER – HOUSE OF GUITARS

By Conor Riley Every time I’m in my hometown of Rochester, NY I make it a point to stop by the House of Guitars. It’s a mess of a place, but I wouldn’t have it any […]

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