Restaurant Inspection Ratings

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Dining Our Town Downtown

The following listings were collected from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s website and include the most recent inspection and grade reports listed. We have included every restaurant listed during this time within the zip codes of our neighborhoods. Some reports list numbers with their explanations; these are the number of violation points a [&hellip
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Sommelier Brings Wine Expertise to Downtown Hotspot

Written by Mary Newman on . Posted in Dining Our Town Downtown

Grant Reynolds is the newly appointed wine director at Charlie Bird restaurant, working to keep their wine selection fresh and innovative In less than a year, Charlie Bird has distinguished itself as a popular downtown destination amid the sea of new restaurant endeavors, thanks in large part to its resident wine director, Grant Reynolds. He’s [&hellip
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Downtown Restaurant Inspection Ratings

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Dining Our Town Downtown

The following listings were collected from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s website and include the most recent inspection and grade reports listed. We have included every restaurant listed during this time within the zip codes of our neighborhoods. Some reports list numbers with their explanations; these are the number of violation points a [&hellip
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Sweet & Spicy, From Manhattan Via India

Written by Valentina Cordero on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining Our Town Downtown, Dining West Side Spirit

A home chef is whipping up artisanal, Indian-infused chocolates from her East Village apartment Pragati Sawhney flashes a deep smile as she gets ready to make chocolate in the kitchen of her East Village apartment. She stands barefoot in front of a table piled with flower and fruit extracts. She puts the chocolate chips in a [&hellip
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Bringing Italy Home to the Village

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in Dining Our Town Downtown

West Village resident Massimo Galeano injects true Italian spirit into his restaurant Gradisca If you don’t feel like cooking this Christmas Eve, there’s a new way to celebrate old world Italian-style. Gradisca (126 West 13th Street) is going back to its roots with a seven-course fish dinner this December 24, a culinary feat that new [&hellip
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Out & About

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Friday, Oct. 18 Uncorked Comedy at City Winery Guest comics at this regular series have ranged from Comedy Central stars to Late Night regulars. Sit back, laugh, an enjoy one of City Winery’s house-barreled wines, or a selection from their expansive, affordable wine list. City Winery 155 Varick Street, 11:30 p.m., $8 www.citywinery.com Movie Night—with [&hellip
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Harding’s Promotes Neighborhood Vibe, Good Food

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in Dining Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

A young Tribeca entrepreneur tries to bring “downtown” to Flatiron Finally, a high-quality restaurant catering to all of the beautiful people of the Flatiron district. “I wanted to merge the world of downtown and the Upper East Side. There’s nothing like this up here,” says 26-year-old Spencer Slaine as he kicks back in the den [&hellip
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Eating Like A Spice Girl

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in Dining Our Town Downtown

Fusion cuisine brings new flavors to the forefront in local restaurants Back in the day, 1998, my nine-year-old friends and I traveled from group to group at Downtown Day Camp singing Spice Girls Songs to all. Fifteen years later, I got the chance to become a different kind of spice girl, boldly sampling the newly-arrived [&hellip
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