Tag: uncle boons

  • Sibling Revelry: Uncle Boons Sister Serves Unparalleled Thai Takeout

    Unlike their first restaurant, the perpetually packed, Michelin-starred Uncle Boons, Ann Redding and Matt Danzer’s sophomore effort, Mr. Donahue’s, wound up being more novelty than neighborhood fixture. The neo-retro lunch counter, named for Danzer’s late grandfather, was briefly the city’s coziest destination for culinary Americana like crab imperial, fried onions with ranch dressing, and nostalgically idealized […]

  • The 10 Best Frozen Drinks in NYC

    Break out the acid wash denim jorts — it’s downright summery outside. And no better way to celebrate a warm day (or pretend that it’s swimsuit season) than with a frozen drink. Here are our 10 favorites around town. 10. Kelvin Natural Slush, check website for locations Alex Rein and Zack Silverman made an icy […]

  • The 10 Best Thai Restaurants in NYC, 2013

    A decade ago, the average New Yorker would be hard-pressed to name 10 destination-worthy Thai restaurants, but as the city’s collective palate has expanded, so too have the options for regional cuisines from Southeast Asia; fiery, sour Northeastern Isaan flavors seem to be in particular abundance these days. The geography has also changed: no longer […]

  • Andrew Carmellini’s Lafayette Opened on Monday

    Andrew Carmellini’s new French restaurant, Lafayette, opened on Monday. He tweeted that the bakery opened at noon and dinner service was available at 5:30. Carmellini joined forces with his partners from Locanda Verde and the Dutch, Josh Pickard and Luke Ostrom, to run the bistro. Chef Damon Wise crafted a Gallic menu that features house-made […]