East Village Eats

Food & Drink recommendations straight from the East Village, New York City

Idle Hands Launches All You Can Drink Brunch (Closed)

Idle Hands began serving brunch today with an all you can drink option priced at $25.  From Noon to 4pm on weekends they’ve expanded the normal menu of burgers & wings to include tacos, pasta, eggs & other breakfast items.  The AYCD option include two hours of unlimited beer & cocktails. Idle Hands: 25 Avenue B […]

Idle Hands Taking Over Station B

Idle Hands, the “Bourbon, Beer & Rock” bar that has been in the basement of 25 Avenue B for the past few years will be taking over the upstairs bar with was previously Station B.  Word has it that it’ll be pretty much business as usual with the upstairs having the same excellent selection of […]

Cinco de Mayo Derby at Idle Hands Bar

If you haven’t been able to deduct from the title, tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo and also the Kentucky Derby.  Cinco de Mayo is normally seen as a celebration of Mexican pride & heritage or the anniversary of the unlikely win at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.  For a non-Mexican like myself, it’s normally […]

Idle Hands

Idle Hands is a self-proclaimed ‘Bourbon, Beer & Rock’ bar located downstairs at 25 Avenue B (between 2nd & 3rd St.) & honestly that’s as good of a description as you’re going to get.  Initially I was somewhat skeptical of the bar because of the brightly lit & eye-catchingly orange Billy Hurricane’s bar that resides […]

Jeepney Joins The Bottomless Brunch Crowd

Filipino gastropub, Jeepney, has introduced a bottomless brunch on weekends 2 hours of booze and an entree for $29.  I’m  big fan of Jeepney (as well as it’s sister restaurant, Maharlika) and I do love to get drunk, so this is a nice addition. It seems like a lot of East Village restaurants are offering […]

FoodtoEat.com Presents: Full? Fall Crawl!

Food to Eat, an online food ordering service, has organized an East Village  food crawl to benefit bars & restaurants affected by hurricane Sandy this Saturday November 17th starting from 12-4pm.  a $10 ticket (available here) will get you access to 19 locations serving either free tastings or items at a discounted price & entry […]

Countdown to East Village Eats Tasting Tour 2012

We’re nearly there!  East Village Eats Tasting Tour2012 (organized by Fourth Arts Block, I am in no way affiliated) starts in less than 3 hours!!! “Treat yourself to a tasty smattering of eclectic cultural cuisines during FABnyc’s annual East Village Eats Tasting Tour. Explore block after block of downtown’s most delightful eateries, noshing on bites […]

FAB’s East Village Eats Tasting Tour Recap

Although being postponed for a few months & having to try to outdo the 2010 event, this year’s East Village Eats Tour run by Fourth Arts Block did not disappoint.  I realize that I’m a few weeks late, but I had such a great time that the memories & flavors are still fresh in my […]

FAB’s East Village Eats Tasting Tour is back on!

Fourth Arts Block’s East Village Eats Tasting Tour, originally slated for June 18th & postponed (more here) is back on Saturday October 22nd, 1-5pm! Participants include: Swift, Cucina di Pesce,  MONO+MONO,  FAB Cafe, Hecho en Dumbo, Jimmy’s No. 43, Destination Bar, Idle Hands, La Lucha, Luke’s Lobster, XOOM & Oaxaca. $29 gets you around $50 […]

East Village Eats Tour Postponed!

News is scarce, but the Food Tour slated for this Saturday has been postponed till October.  I’ll post more info as it becomes available.  In recompense, Idle Hands will be offering free drinks this Saturday from 5-6.  Just show your Thrillist printout. Update: Ian Duncan digs up more info here.

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