When you want your friends to think you're cool
Kuma Inn is one of When you want your friends to think you're cool.

1. Kuma Inn

8.4
113 Ludlow St (at Delancey St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Lower East Side · 97 tips and reviews

DensDens: Feels more cool than the food is good (hidden staircase, no sign). Pass on the paella, but shoot for the chinese sausages. ps: BYOB.

Angel’s Share is one of When you want your friends to think you're cool.

2. Angel’s Share

9.4
8 Stuyvesant St (at E 9th St & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Speakeasy · East Village · 356 tips and reviews

DensDens: Trivia: "angel's share" is a term that describes the wine that escapes through evaporation during the barrel aging process. (I learned this at a bourbon tasting down in New Orleans)

Back Room is one of When you want your friends to think you're cool.

3. Back Room

8.4
102 Norfolk St (btwn Delancey & Rivington St), New York, NY
Speakeasy · Lower East Side · 160 tips and reviews

DensDens: Winter time + midweek + Backroom + fireplace = one of the better spots on a cold night in Lower East Side (backup plan: fireplace @ The Delancey). Just watch out for the dbags!