"It's my home-cooking spot. I understand why Patti Smith said it would be where she'd have her last meal." -Chloe Sevigny, in the WSJ's Insider's Guide to NYC Read more.
"Hitch a ride on the IKEA ferry to Red Hook to get the tastiest affordable lobster roll. For $9.99, it comes with chips and slaw. Go at dusk to see the Statue of Liberty." -Chef Gabrielle Hamilton Read more.
"Here an old-school barman will give you a nice gin pour and crack open your own bottle of cold tonic. Enjoy the Max Parrish mural, said to depict Old King Cole passing wind!" -Chef Gabrielle Hamilton Read more.
"It's an Irish place attended by neighborhood sports fans, firemen, cops, writers and old-timers who've been coming here for 50 years or so." -Gay Talese, in the WSJ's Insider's Guide to New York City Read more.