bloody mary

A Very Available Oasis in Downtown Manhattan

Pizza is a staple so ubiquitous it should never ever be made a destination unto itself. At least in this Correspondent’s mind. Therefore, the idea of venturing to a pizzeria should never be condoned, never mind encouraged. These beliefs notwithstanding, in the nary space of one month, I found myself at Pulino’s Bar & Pizzeria […]

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Boozy Brunch in a Hidden Cocktailgarten

In New York City, weekend brunch is more than just a meal; it’s an institution.  After a long night of serious partying, drag your hangover to a cocktail-filled brunch for that extra pick-me-up (or prelude to a siesta).  Cocktails bars are an often overlooked but sumptuous choice for a convalescent brunch.  After all, you already […]

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Brunch with Pigs in the West Village

“Take me to one of your favorite places in all of New York City,” I said to Nina, a six-year-tenured New Yorker who, like me, is a firm follower of the religion that espouses that no brunch is complete without a bloody mary (or two). She took me to The Spotted Pig. Located in the […]

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A Flawless Brunch in New York City

There is nothing quite like a weekend brunchtime Bloody Mary. For those in my camp, there is no better destination than Prune. Inconspicuously tucked away in a little corner in the East Village, Prune features 10 different Bloody Mary recipes. All are intended to be followed by a beer chaser. Picqued by the exotique-ness (at […]

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