Showing posts from June, 2007

Small Tasting Review of Borough Food & Drink

So we attended the neighborhood party opening at Borough last night and it was lots of fun. Free food and drink? It doesn't get much better than that! First of all the space is much better than it used to be. Everything is wood paneled and they put a pool table in the back which is nice if you just want to chill and have some drinks with friends. If you don't already know, everything is from New York State including the beverages. They have a lot of great beers on tap from Ommegang to some harder to find beers like Mothers Milk Stout- both of which I love. They were giving out free wine and cocktails as well. I only had the chardonnay which was nice but a lot of people seemed to be enjoying their sweet apple martini. Okay onto the food. Unfortunately it got packed as the night went on so we couldn't get everything they were offering but here's some of what we sampled: Fried pickles- if you like fried pickles you'll enjoy these. Nice and crispy. Fried chicken- very g

Bar Stuzzichini- mini mini review

Have you ever been to a place where you feel you could just sit and linger at the bar all night and be perfectly content and relaxed? Up till now that spot was reserved for Gramercy Tavern but I have to say Bar Stuzzichini is up there. Stopped in for a drink on Saturday night around 7:00 and there were only 2 other people in there. I ordered a glass of Italian white wine. They give you a GREAT pour which is always nice. Mr. Trekker was excited because they had Saison dup ont on tap. We didn't order anything to eat because we had a dinner scheduled afterwards but everything about the place made us wish we didn't have to leave. The bar itself is gorgeous and the dining room has beautiful red walls and pretty lights. They played Frank Sinatra the entire time we were there and the staff were warm and friendly. I was really surprised there were so few people there. Hopefully this place will catch on-I would hate to see it go. This is a great addition to the neighborhood and I