Your Perks: 1) Exclusive tickets to a new immersive supper club from the people behind Sleep No More and The Box. 2) 23% off Bluetooth-enabled wireless earphones from MuseMini. 3) A fully portable, seven-speed folding bike for nearly $100 off. Ride like the wind...
The forecast is partly cloudy with a chance of heavy weekend.
You, Sabering Champagne at a Bar
Long Island City: it’s like the Wild West out there. Or... musketeer-era France. Or something. Anyway, this intrepid new wine bar there’s letting you saber your own champagne (after a quick lesson). It should be very satisfying. Just don’t tell their insurance company.
Umami’s Gone Insane
We’ve got a little standardized test for you. Please, keep your eyes on your own email...
1. Umami’s insanely rich new burger includes which of the following:
a) Wagyu beef
b) white truffles
c) foie gras
d) a port wine reduction
e) all of the above
... Come on, you know this.
Miansai’s Got a Store Now
Miansai’s now got a SoHo place to call home for its handsome anchor bracelets, leather belts and increasingly excellent watches. Which is great, because you’ve been enforcing a strict “one for you, one for me” gifting policy this year.
Scarf and Glove Nirvana
Here’s a list of things the weather is not right now:
... Thus concludes the list. So we want you to have the finest Italian houndstooth-silk-and-lambskin gloves and funky-patterned merino scarves available. Hence this Orley sale, where you’ll get those for not much. The best way to get those.
Kind of a Perfect LES Date Spot
Here’s the story of Thelma—it used to be Salt Bar. Then the chef wanted to put in a marble bar and some warm wood floors, do some bourbon-curry-cider cocktails and feed you and a date honey-glazed bacon-wrapped dates and housemade cheese. Hope that’s cool with you.