Thursday, July 31, 2008

Serving Only the Best NYC Tap

It's funny, this is the week of war between waters. The same day I got asked to join the Take Back the Tap Campaign (Jimmy's No. 43 only serves NYC tap water, not bottled) I got a sweetheart sales pitch from a boutique bottled water company. See the link for Take Back the Tap.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Summer. Sixpoint. I've been a huge fan of Brooklyn's Sixpoint Craft Ales since they started brewing in 2005. Jimmy's No. 43 always has at least one Sixpoint on draft, often more. This week we feature three: Bengali Tiger -a 1900 style IPA, Emasculator Doppel Bock- Germanic, dry finish, caramel, Gorilla Warfare Porter- 1 shot of Gorrilla espresso per pint, and coming this weekend is the Hop Obama All American Pale Ale!! Let's see how it sells....

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Date Night

There are plenty of interesting places to sup with someone special on the island of Manhattan. It can be hard to figure out where to even begin your search for the perfect spot. A recommendation can be helpful. Recently, Time Out New York suggested Jimmy's No. 43 as a date destination.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

1 Dominick Makes Its Mark

You might be a ticket holder for one of HERE Arts Center's many offerings and looking for a little something to eat before the show. You might find yourself in SoHo feeling a bit peckish. You might find yourself at 1 Dominick
to see what everyone is talking about.

You can read about 1 Dominick's opening this week in New York Magazine's Grub Street or you can also check out the write up on

1 Dominick is a new cafe adjacent to the HERE Art's Center that is open for breakfast and beyond. The menu features hot and cold dishes with a decidedly Italian flare and Brooklyn's Gorilla coffee. 1 Dominick is currently awaiting its liquor license but promises to offer a selection of Italian beer and wine to please your palate.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

1 Dominick

Jimmy Carbone just can't sit still.

His new cafe and wine bar at HERE Arts Center, 1 Dominck, opened on Monday.
1 Dominick offers an Italian menu for both breakfast and much later.
Read the write up of 1 Dominick on The Strong Buzz.

Friday, July 18, 2008

iPhone + urbanspoon = Jimmy's No. 43

Frank Bruni, in Wednesday's New York Times Dining Section, finds Jimmy' s No. 43 on his iPhone.

Playing with the iPhone, picks Jimmy's no.43 as the most popular East Village restaurant. Bruni referenced it as the "sort of gastro pub Jimmy's No. 43".

It's cool that Bruni mentioned Jimmy's No. 43. Funny that he's just playing with mobile devices.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

July Is New York State Month at Jimmy's No. 43

During the month of July, Jimmy's No. 43 is featuring some of the best that New York State has to offer. Come and sample the summer bounty that includes Tri Star NY strawberries with a 50 year balsamic, a desert grilled cheese featuring ricotta from Brooklyn's Salvatore, selections from SixPoint Craft Ales and Slyboro Cider and ingredients from local producers such as our friends at Three Corner Field Farm.

Year round, Jimmy's No. 43 takes great pride in its daily green market menu. It is this commitment to quality ingredients, a seasonal menu, and local flavors that have earned Jimmy's No. 43 the Slow Food Snail of Approval. Jimmy's is one of only 19 Manhattan restaurants to be so honored. Click the Jimmy's No. 43 link. Discover the joys of New York in July.

Monday, July 14, 2008

What Makes a Great New York Restaurant?

Tonight I read an interview with an English chef about his favorite NYC food spots. His tastes seem sensible and mature and it raises a few questions: Do all NYC restaurants have to be starred to be good? Can traditional food shops, like Katz's Deli, and the East Village Meat Market, be considered purveyor's of "good" food? Can it be considered "slow food" if a pub outsources it's St. Patrick's Day corned beef to a traditional local butcher? Good questions all. Follow this link to read Marco Pierre White's thoughts on New York fare.