Honeybee’s NYC – First Look

Cienfuegos opened almost 10 years ago at 95 Avenue A. After nearly a decade of slinging rum and Latin American food, it was closed by Ravi DeRossi to undergo a revamp. Speaking to East Village publication EV Grieve, Ravi said: “I was either going to update the decor, menu, etc., or completely change the concept.… Continue reading Honeybee’s NYC – First Look


Two veterans of NYC ‘s storied Japanese bar, Angels Share, Shigefumi Kabashima and Tetsuo Hasegawa have taken their talents to Hamilton Heights. Called ROKC (ramen, oysters, kitchen, and cocktails) the bar is located at 3452 Broadway. It is a relatively small place of about 30 seats that serves up ramen bowls, raw oysters, and inventive… Continue reading ROKC NYC REVIEW

  Dullboy Review – Jersey City

  Dullboy was opened in the beginning of this year by Den Hospitality (Adam Fulton, Kyle O’Brien, and Gavin Mosseley). They are the guys behind the Garret West (the bar hidden inside a Five Guys) and the Garret East (opened in the fall of this year). While out in Jersey City I realized that Dullboy had been… Continue reading   Dullboy Review – Jersey City

Amor y Amargo: A Bitters Tasting Room Review 

    Amor y Amargo has been around for five years and is a small bar in the drinking land of the lower east side. According to the NY Times: Amor y Amargo “was never meant to be a longstanding place,” Mr. DeRossi said. “It was meant to be a pop-up, but it was such a… Continue reading Amor y Amargo: A Bitters Tasting Room Review 

Seamstress Bar NYC Review 

    The Upper East Side (NYC) is not known for being a destination for craft cocktails like its downtown brother (Lower East Side). Seamstress NYC seeks to change all that. Seamstress is taking over the old JBird location in a joint effort from the Gilroy Partners (Josh Mazza, Francis Verrall, and Steve Laycock), Pam Wiznitzer… Continue reading Seamstress Bar NYC Review 

Review – Mace Cocktail Bar NYC: Where the Spices Come Alive

    Mace is housed in the space that was formerly occupied by Louis 649. Greg Boehm (Boilermaker) is joined by co-owners Zach Sharaga and Nico de Soto in adding Mace to the NYC cocktail scene. Would it bring something new and exciting to the already crowded cocktail arena? Atmosphere/Decor One wall is lined with jars… Continue reading Review – Mace Cocktail Bar NYC: Where the Spices Come Alive