Tag Archives: Dining

Uptown’s Latest Catch: East Pole Fish Bar

As far as reliable local dining goes, Upper East Siders have come to look to Tom and Anthony Martignetti, the restaurateurs behind trusty standbys The East Pole, Pizza Beach, and Eastfield’s—and with good reason. And now there’s a new catch to be had, which, since opening last October, is proving to be an equally satisfying member of the family: The East Pole Fish Bar, at 964 Lexington Avenue.

Blue Bar is Back in London Town

Exciting news for anyone traveling to London this summer: the legendary Blue Bar at The Berkeley, created by the late design great David Collins, just reopened after a six-month restoration by one of Collins’ former design protégés, Robert Angell. With its distinctive signature Lutyens blue color, the Blue Bar helped spearhead the popularity of the …

King Cole Holds Court

by Daniel Cappello “They seated me,” texted a recent diner at the newly revamped King Cole Bar—now the King Cole Bar & Salon—to her dinner partner, who was running late, “behind an urn!” And by “urn,” she was referring to one of the rather dramatic “metal vases,” as they have been called by design connoisseurs—outsize, …

Gilligan’s Lands At Soho Grand

by Alex R. Travers Run by charming Aussies Nick Hatsatouris and Lincoln Pilcher, Gilligan’s is attached to the revered (by me, especially) Soho Grand Hotel, which came to fruition about 17 years ago in downtown New York with an idea: move into a glamorous area filled with art galleries, restaurants, and luxury shops, and prosper …