Bubble tea fans flock to NYC shops for viral milk egg cups

Bubble tea fans flock to NYC shops for viral milk egg cups

It’s a boba bonanza. A hunt for giant bubble tea-filled eggs that unscrew at the top and double as a reusable collectable is on around New York. Eager fans of the beverages made with milk or fruit-flavored teas swirling with tapioca pearls have snatched them up before they hatch out of shops. And the frenzy … Read more

New Daniel Boulud FiDi bistro might get people back to the office

New Daniel Boulud FiDi bistro might get people back to the office

Daniel Boulud’s just-opened Le Gratin has rescued the Financial District from its French-food famine. It might even save Wall Street itself if power players decide it’s worth the trouble of coming back to their under-populated offices. The festive, romantic bistro, situated in the former site of Keith McNally’s Augustine in the Beekman Hotel, is downtown’s … Read more

Disco is back at these restaurants, bars and rollerskating rinks

Disco is back at these restaurants, bars and rollerskating rinks

Saturday night fever is stayin’ alive in New York City. From a Little Italy red-sauce joint to a Bushwick party spot, local bars and restaurants are putting the 1970s spice back in nightlife with groovy decor and the classic tunes to match. “Disco brought everyone together in one room — it didn’t make a difference … Read more

How to get in to the most exclusive clubs, bars in NYC

How to get in to the most exclusive clubs, bars in NYC

Getting past the velvet rope at the city’s most exclusive clubs isn’t getting any easier, but New Yorkers are getting more savvy. One 30-something downtown pr gal has gone so far as to create a Google Doc with the names of the various doormen she’s befriended at popular venues like the Blond. “My friends and … Read more