Distilled Opens In Tribeca

Executive chef Shane Lyons and partner Nick Iovacchini have opened Distilled in Tribeca .  Embodying the spirit of a historic American public house, the 110-seat restaurant serves a menu of regional favorites elevated with modern techniques and global flavors in a welcoming, communal setting. Lyons, formerly of Momofuku Noodle Bar, showcases a creative menu that…

Leti’s Catering Features Cooking Classes

On a Monday night, I headed to the Old Bowery Station with Leti Salama from Leti’s Catering to learn how to make paella. “Paella” is a Spanish Rice Dish, that is cooked with vegetables and meat/seafood. Key ingredients always include saffron to give the dish its rich yellow color, and olive oil. Upon entering the…

West Village’s New Restaurants

The West Village is a vibrant and ever-changing neighborhood, full of young renters and only slightly older condo owners who are constantly seeking the new, the cutting edge and the finest in culinary creations. In the last six months, the West Village has had yet another injection of new restaurants. Here’s a selection of the…

Bembe: Keep it a secret

It’s a Thursday – no Friday, Saturday night and even though for whatever reason agreeing to a conclusion to the final destination in the Mecca of NYC remains stagnant. So, if that’s the case, why not throw all cards on the table, escape the 212 area code and head on down to Williamsburg – not…

The Squeeze on The Squeeze

I first heard about The Squeeze a few weeks before New York Fashion Week. In the sea of fashionistas and designers, the talk of the day was cleansing and eating better. One of the girls was a strict vegan who swore by The Squeeze and the healthy ingredients in the products. As a celiac, I…

1or8 Sushi

Greetings once more NY Social Status followers! I hope we are all doing well! Without further ado lets zip down to our next destination: 1or8 sushi. Located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is approaching to be the a personal favorite of all Sushi restaurants. My friend and I met outside the restaurant. For some, it may look…

UES Móle Leaves Us Unimpressed

Located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Móle is a newer Mexican restaurant. After owning the restaurant Taco Taco across the street, management felt the need to stretch its legs and open  Móle in a bigger space. Decorated in brightly colored table clothes, brick walls, and décor,  Móle brings a warm ambiance to the crowded…