Hannah AlbertineNYC Staff Writer
It wasn’t until her 17th year that Hannah realized Will Smith was never going to show up outside of her West Philadelphia home and make her the star of her own sitcom, so she decided to study creative writing at a small liberal arts college in Maine instead. Hannah now spends her time browsing neighborhood blogs for NYC restaurant openings and asking people if they’ve seen newly-released Netflix documentaries. She’s still secretly waiting for Will to reach out.
Douzo is a casual handroll spot on the LES where you’ll want to become a regular.
If you’re looking for an impressive place to get a table when you didn’t plan a month in advance, here are some great options.
Where to drink craft beer in a place that probably has brick walls and tastefully labeled taps.
Fifth Hammer is one of the best places to drink with a group in LIC.
Mikkeller is a famous Danish brewery with a great taproom attached to Citi Field.
Beer Run is a beer store in Chelsea with a tiny bar in the back.
If you’re even a little choosy about the beer you drink, you’ll be obsessed with Proletariat in the East Village.
Peoples is a wine shop and bar in the bottom of Essex Street Market on the LES.
Chubby Princess is a counter-service Chinese spot in FiDi from the people behind MáLà Project.
If you want to eat delicious almond croissants and cookies on the UES, head to Orwasher's.
Cafe D’Alsace is an Alsatian restaurant on the UES that’s good for a nice meal with your extended family or a drink at the bar.