East Village Eats

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

In Vino Hosts Wine To The People

Keith Beavers (aka East Village Wine Geek), the mastermind behind Alphabet City Wine Co. will be hosting a wine tasting at his East Village restaurant In Vino.  This Saturday, November 19th from 2-4pm, you can sample 6 wines from Campania.  I know Keith & he knows wine, so this should be a don’t miss event. […]

Wine Tasting Tonight at In Vino

In Vino, one of the many excellent Italian restaurants in the East Village will be hosting a wine tasting tonight with Sol Stars: Dear Lovers Of WINE! We have brought in two new wines from Tuscany and have a chance to pour them both totally on the house. Come on in and get a glass […]


As part of my first visit to Eataly a few weeks ago, I stumbled on Manzo & decided to get some lunch.  There are a bunch of restaurants in the sprawling store, but this one really caught my eye.  Manzo means ‘Beef’ in Italian, so by the name & the logo, you can guess what’s […]


I had the extreme pleasure of bringing my Mom to a Foodspotting and Wok+Wine event held at the offices of Luminary Labs in Tribeca.  I didn’t know anything about W+W, but I’m an avid Foodspotting user, so I wasn’t going to pass this opportunity up.  After doing a bit of research online, I found out that W+W […]

Casimir Launches ‘Monday Night Steakhouse’

I mentioned in April that Casimir had been sold & spoke a bit about what changes could be expected.  It seems that the new owner has choosen a direction as I got an email from Type A Media on Wednesday (they seem to represent a few East Village & LES restaurants, they clued me up on Bondi […]


I’ve been watching this space for quite some time so I finally decided to bite the bullet & went for dinner on my Dad’s birthday.  It was a Wednesday at 8:30 and the place was already packed.  We got a seat in the corner by the window & started studying the menu.  It’s not particularly […]

Discounts At Discovery Wines

Discovery Wines will spend it’s last day at it’s current location this Saturday.  They plan on reopening at 16 Avenue B (at 2nd Street) on July 1st. In an effort to unload stock before the move, Discovery are offering 30% off of purchases of 12 bottles or more.  They’ve also marked down several bottles by 25%, look for the […]

Wine tasting & talk at In Vino

This Saturday, November 6th from 2-4pm, Keith Beavers (a.k.a East Village Wine Geek), patriarch of Alphabet Wine Company & partner in the Italian eatery In Vino (215 East 4th Street Between Avenue A and B) will be hosting a 2 hour talk/tasting about wines & why we enjoy them so much.  Keith is very enthusiastic […]

Coast To Coast Wine Dinner at 6th St. Kitchen

6th St. Kitchen will be hosting a 7 (yes, seven!) course tasting with wine pairing featuring new wines on the menu on Tuesday November 2nd.  Dishes include Pork Loin, Rock Shrimp, Braised Short Ribs (Yum) & more… From the press release: On November 2nd, 6th Street Kitchen will hosting a special “Coast to  Coast” wine […]


Ever wonder what happens to the cork after you pop a bottle of wine?  Odds are it’ll end up in a landfill along with the 13 billion other corks popped annually around the globe.  Amorim, the world’s largest manufacturer of natural cork bottle stops is hoping to put an end to this waste.  In 2008 […]

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