There's a new player in the ever-growing NYC BBQ scene, so take the time to head to Queens and enjoy the eats at Alchemy, Texas BBQ.
Uncle Boons, the new Thai spot in Nolita from a Per Se alum, wants to attack your taste buds with grilled blowfish tails in garlic chili sauce and rotisserie chicken. Check their site here, then hit 'em up at 7 Spring St, or call 646.370.6650
New sure-to-be-hotspot Lafayette, from Andrew Carmellini of The Dutch and Locanda Verde, opens next week with French bistro eats like wood-fired dorade and duck au poivre. See more about them on their site
We suspect you've always kind of wanted to see it, but never actually wanted to brave the tourists, so here's a photo tour of the interior of the newly opened Jekyll & Hyde.
Settling into the Extra Place alley off Bowery, magazine-turned-brick-and-mortar Inventory has just opened a men's shop stocking brands like crazy-elusive Japanese brand The Real McCoy’s, Sassafras, Viberg, and Yuketen. See the full story here
In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day (so now you know when that is) Hudson Common is unleashing the "Salted Caramel Angry Lobster Fatty Melt". For $22, all you get is white cheddar curds, smoked ricotta, Gouda, Tickler cheddar, fromage blanc, Prairie Breeze cheddar, red chili chipotle lobster salad, and, wait for it... caramel drizzled on top. If you have plans with another grilled cheese, you should break them
Unless you get there way early, chances are you'll have to wait in line at Smorgasburg, unless of course you hit these delicious stands with way less of a wait time. Check out the Unsung Heroes of Smorgasburg
FREE beer for 6 hours for a totally good cause -- putting on a blondes v brunettes powder puff football game. It's the Bru Olympics and you should be involved
Convince the weather to keep getting warmer and hit up the newly re-opened Beach at Dream Downtown. Check it
It's called the "Gentleman's Evening" at Tavern 29, and what that means for you is hot-towel shaves, a specialty menu, and Auchentoshan Scotch cocktails. Email Clare@Tavern29.com for access to the event.
Get $1 oysters everywhere in the West Village Ditch Plains (not just at the bar), thanks to a newly launched bivalves program on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Make your plans asap
The Smith just launched some new ish that includes a scallop pan roast with scampi sauce and Parmesan crust, and trout rocking black garlic and pearl onions. Check it out