East Village Eats

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

Satsko Wins Village Voice Nightlife Award

  Sake Bar Satsko (my review here) has been voted ‘Best Place for Dinner & a Hangover‘ by the Village Voice & Sound of the City.  Well, actually, it tied with some place called Roberta’s, but I don’t know where or what the heck that place is & I don’t really care.  I’ve been singing […]

Village Yokocho

It’s funny how a bit of misfortune can turn into a good thing.  I had hoped to take my Mom to Ippudo on 4th avenue for some ramen, but the place was packed to the gills, so we headed east & wound up eating at Village Yokocho.  Not ramen, but we ended up enjoying ourselves.

Sake Bar Satsko

I’m really surprised it’s taken me so long to write a review of Sake Bar Satsko (202 East 7th Street between Ave. B & C), particularly because I live across the street & seem to spend a lot of time eating & drinking there.  It’s a tiny sliver of a place & it took me […]

Jin Restaurant

With the weather warming up, I decided to head to Jin Restaurant with a few friends for their awesome Happy Hour Special.  There’s a vast selection of items (beer, sake, rolls, dumplings, along with cooked items such as yakitori, etc.) are all just $3 during the pre-dinner rush, every day of the week.  With so few […]

Get Your Sake Fix!

Two sake events coming up this month; Tuesday, March 23rd 8-11pm @ 1 or 8 (66 South 2nd Street, Brooklyn). $55 (plus tip) gets you a four course menu & ‘generous pours’ of sake. Wednesday, March 24th 6-8pm @ En Japanese Brasserie (435 Hudson Street). $37 (including Tax & Tip) gets you the opportunity to […]

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