411NSIDER: Preview of the Marlton Hotel

July 29th, 2013
The Marlton Hotel

Progress on the Marlton Hotel by Eric Goode and [oopsie! our bad] Sean MacPherson, currently under construction in Greenwich Village. The hotel is expected to cater largely “to NYU” and will feature a restaurant and bar; rooms at this former SRO will “likely” be priced in the “$200 to $300 range.”  

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re: Miami Beach hotels

March 1st, 2013
Miami Beach

Quora asks: Can you suggest a cool place to stay in Miami Beach? [Uh, yes. With one hand tied behind my back and half my brain doing something else entirely, no less.] It all depends on your definition of "cool." Because of my position, people are forever asking me where to go, and I’m always [...]

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F&F: The Dutch (Miami Beach)

February 29th, 2012
The Dutch - Miami Beach

  PX This presents THE F&F REVIEW Hey, sorry we couldn’t make it to "Friends&Family," we were out of town/ had to work/ not invited. We’re really glad we finally managed to come by, though—

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The Blabber in the Trenches

October 12th, 2011
The Blabber in the Trenches

  The Blabber in the Trenches   • The latest riveting rumors swirling within the industry have restaurateur Keith McNally "livid" over the news that the lease on Meatpacking District mainstay, Pastis, will not be renewed. Although there’s some disagreement as to the exact date of the lease expiration (Pastis opened in the Fall of [...]

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F&F: Marble Lane

August 30th, 2011
Marble Lane

  PX This presents THE F&F REVIEW Hey, sorry we couldn’t make it to "Friends&Family," we were out of town/ had to work/ not invited. We’re really glad we finally managed to come by, though— it’s so nice to see you! What’s that? You would still like us to take the time to fill out [...]

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Word of Mouth: Raya (Panarea)

August 9th, 2011
Raya - Panarea, Isole Eolie

  PX This presents THE "WORD OF MOUTH" REVIEW We’re actually getting kinda sick of new restaurants; it’s a bit tedious pointing out the same types of flaws over and over and over again and ultimately being disappointed more often than impressed. (Here’s a novel idea: why don’t you try working to improve the shitty [...]

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Word of Mouth: Signum (Salina)

August 1st, 2011
Signum - Malfa, Salina

  PX This presents THE "WORD OF MOUTH" REVIEW We’re actually getting kinda sick of new restaurants; it’s a bit tedious pointing out the same types of flaws over and over and over again and ultimately being disappointed more often than impressed. (Here’s a novel idea: why don’t you try working to improve the shitty [...]

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Preview: Hotel Americano

May 20th, 2011
Hotel Americano - Chelsea NYC

  Last night, Chelsea newcomer Hotel Americano hosted a preview cocktail party for a "small gathering" of 20 40 180 260 or so of its closest friends. Although it has several private events lined up over the next few weeks, it is not slated to open to the public until July. The Mexico-based Grupo Habita [...]

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The Blabber in the Trenches

May 12th, 2011
The Standard hotel

  Following relatively recent news of shakeups at The Box, EMM, and Bagatelle, PX This has learned that Managing Director Ian Nicholson is the latest executive to decamp The Standard Hotel here in NYC. Following the earlier but unrelated departure of F&B Director of Operations Lana Trevisan (currently GM of soon-to-open Hotel Americano), Nicholson resigned [...]

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Word of Mouth: Kittichai

April 25th, 2011
Kittichai

  PX This presents THE "WORD OF MOUTH" REVIEW We’re actually getting kinda sick of new restaurants; it’s a bit tedious pointing out the same types of flaws over and over and over again and ultimately being disappointed more often than impressed. (Here’s a novel idea: why don’t you try working to improve the shitty [...]

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