Phew! Lure Fishbar Isn’t Closed

Phew!  Lure Fishbar Isn’t Closed I passed Lure Fishbar yesterday while walking back from the gym.  The windows I love peeping into were shut! Lure has had its fair share of drama this past year.  First, It was rumored to be fighting a drastic rent increase in May 2013 when landlord, billionaire Peter Brant, decided that Lure could […]

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‘sNice On Sullivan Street Closed Mysteriously

‘sNice On Sullivan Street Closed Mysteriously I walked past ‘sNice, a vegetarian/vegan cafe & sandwich shop last week on Sullivan Street and it was completely empty!  Not a table, stool…nothing!  I emailed the store a week and a half ago and haven’t heard back from them, but I’m surprised there is nothing posted by anyone […]

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OutWithTheOld – InWithTheNew – Navy Restaurant At 137 Sullivan

OutWithTheOld – InWithTheNew – Navy Restaurant At 137 Sullivan After grabbing my laundry last night, I passed the old Jean Claude restaurant at 137 Sullivan Street.  While half of the restaurant was still covered up by paper, the other half exposed the new restaurant, “Navy” which opened last night (2/23/2014).  After talking to one of […]

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NYC Restaurant Week 2014, Soho Edition!

NYC Restaurant Week 2014, Soho Edition! It’s the start of the Winter 2014 NYC Restaurant Week (running February 17 and ending March 7, 2014).  Every year I swear “NYC Restaurant Week” seems to get longer.  Last year was 10 days, and this year its 18!  You can’t call it “Restaurant Week” if it’s closer to a […]

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Valentines Day Dinner At Mercer Kitchen

Valentines Day Dinner At Mercer Kitchen Looking for fancy Valentine’s Day dinner plans?  The Mercer Kitchen is offering a $98, four course prix-fixe menu in addition to their a la carte menu.  The four-course dinner consists of: Tuna Tartare with Gaufrette Potatoes and Chives Maine Lobster with Basil Butter and Julienne Vegetables Caramelized Beef Tenderloin with Crunchy Potato […]

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The Double D’s – Dominique Ansel and Despaña

Tuesday night after work I started with dessert and worked my way backwards to tapas.  In the search of other baked goods and Thanksgiving housewarming gifts, I was able to set-up a Thanksgiving pie tasting at Dominique Ansel, the creator of the “Cronut” and a tour of Despaña, a Spanish fine-food and tapas store.  The […]

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Thanksgiving Week 2013 – Thanksgiving Pies In Soho

The week before Thanksgiving will officially be “Thanksgiving Week”.  Many New Yorkers leave Manhattan for Thanksgiving to spend time with their extended families.  Several people have asked where I would buy a dessert or treat to bring back for the holidays.  Several days this week I will highlight dessert ideas from the top-rated bakeries and restaurants […]

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The “Baked By Melissa” Bandwagon

I must be the last person in the world to jump on the cupcake bandwagon.  I was never one to wait on-line for an hour at Magnolia Bakery or watch “Cupcake Wars” or “Cupcake Girls“.  However, after a suggestion to get a friend Baked by Melissa cupcakes as a birthday present, I logged onto their website […]

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Chobani Soho: Making Soho Chicer Since 2012

We all know that Soho is chic; but who would have guessed that Chobani, the greek yogurt company, would make yogurt chic?  Chobani has been making Soho chicer since 2012 (opened July 2012). What makes Chobani chic? Being the top selling brand of Greek yogurt in the country is chic Having a bar in Soho is chic; having a yogurt […]

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The Kale Day “Strut”; Where To Celebrate National Kale Day In Soho

The first Wednesday in October (October 2, 2013) is being used as a launchpad for the “National Kale Day” campaign focusing on incorporating kale into a daily diet regimen. After NewsDay published their article on National Kale Day, I thought…how would I spend a night out in Soho, celebrating kale?  Below is the official “National Kale Day” SOHO strut (make sure […]

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“Goat-ober” Starting Tomorrow and Participating Soho Restaurants

Last year, the NYTimes published an article about Goat-ober, which is part of a larger project spearheaded by Heritage Foods called “No Goat Left Behind”.  Heritage Foods has an advisory board (headed by Mario Batali), and is committed to promoting more sustainable meat and their distributors. Why is Goat more sustainable than Cow?  Goats are browsers, rather than […]

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The Cheeseburger “Strut” in Honor of National Cheeseburger Day

September 18, 2013 is National Cheeseburger Day!  In honor of the day, make sure to check out these three restaurants in Soho known for their juicy burgers…The Cheeseburger “Strut” in Honor of National Cheeseburger Day: First up, one of the newest (if 2010 is still considered new?) burger places in Soho is Burger and Barrel at 25 West […]

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Salud! To Your Health

There are many locally owned restaurants in Soho, each of which has their own backstory. Salud, at 107 Thompson Street opened in May (2013).  Salud is a Mexican-American eatery with a heavy emphasis on healthy and organic and their menu features authentic smoothies and sandwiches. From the floor, to the wall decorations, to the ceiling, you immediately get the feeling […]

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Spotted: Juice Press Southampton pop-up delivery van — July 4th weekend

The Juice Press at 156 Prince Street in Soho has a cult-like following, but what do you do when you’re out of town in the Hamptons July 4th weekend?  There is a pop-up store in Southampton so rest assured.  Sohostrut spotted the delivery van en-route to the Hamptons. Drink up and stay hydrated…the weatherman predicts 90 […]

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