Emilio's Ballato

Emilio's Ballato

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THE NOLITA EDITION:

NoLita /nōˈłįtə/, "north of Little Italy", is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan that has been long regarded as part of Little Italy. NoLita is bounded on the north by Houston Street, on the east by Bowery, on the south by Broome Street, and on the west by Lafayette st. 

From the sidewalk on East Houston Street between Mott and Mulberry is a grimy red awning that appears to belong to a faded pizza parlor. This nondescript gem is Emilio's Ballato. As you walk inside, album covers and photos of pop stars such as David Bowie, Jon Bon Jovi and Billy Joel surround the walls. This small, narrow, old school restaurant is home to some of the best Italian food in New York.

Emilio's Ballato
55 E Houston St
New York, NY 10003



What to order:
Zucchini Fritti
Fresh zucchini-seasoned, breaded and flash fried

Linguine Alle Vongole
Linguine with fresh clams, olive oil and garlic

Petto Di Pollo Alla Emilio
White wine, butter, lemon, capers



What to wear:

Artisinal Italian Luxury

iPic Theaters @ Fulton Market

iPic Theaters @ Fulton Market

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THE SOUTH STREET SEAPORT EDITION:

Street Seaport is a historic area in New York City, centered where Fulton Street meets the East River, and adjacent to the Financial District. Fulton Market, recently renovated at South Street Seaport, is home to a restaurant, a clothing store, and the surreal iPic Theaters.

The experience at iPic Theaters is unlike any other. Yes, it is a movie theater, but it is the most upscale, comfortable, experiential move theater to exist. The seats turn into beds, cocktails are brought to you throughout the movie, and there is a full, gourmet, "in cinema" menu. On any given night, there is truly not much more you could ask for.

What to eat:
Filet Mignon Sliders
Caramelized Onions, Wild Arugula, Blue Cheese, Garlic Butter

What to drink:
Elephant In The Room
Cherry infused Evan Williams Black Label Bourbon


What to wear:

ARIA WINE BAR

ARIA WINE BAR

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THE WEST VILLAGE EDITION:

A rustic Italian wine bar that specializes in unique Italian Tapas and fine Italian wines, Aria is both a lively and intimate spot that has wine's from just about everywhere on globe.

Aria Wine Bar
*117 Perry St*
New York, NY 10014


What to eat:

Maccheroni Tartufo
Black truffle carpaccio, mac & cheese

What to drink:

Wine!

What to wear:

Feature: CBS Sports Desk

Feature: CBS Sports Desk

Former Jets Player, Tony Richardson, wearing ARI Jacket, button down, and tie, last week on the CBS Sports Desk.

@TonyRichNY   @NYJets    @CBS

House Of Yes

House Of Yes

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THE BUSHWICK EDITION:

A previous circus theater and creative event space, House Of Yes was recently transformed into the city's new best event space and is completely changing nightlife. Across the Street from the Jefferson stop on the L Train is the fairly nondescript building with a massive "YES" written across the front. This 7,000 sq foot venue, located in the heart of Bushwick is part nightclub, part performance space, part brunch joint, part cinema, and part burlesque Theater. House of Yes is everything - it's hard to define because there is truly nothing else like it.

*2 Wyckoff Ave*
Brooklyn, NY 11236

What to eat:
Roasted Eggplant Omelette
White Cheddar, served with Za'atar home fries and arabic salad

What to Drink:
Rye Atai
Knob Creek Rye, Moroccan Mint Tea, Lemon

What to Wear:

Marvel's 'Luke Cage' Is A Fashion Hero

Marvel's 'Luke Cage' Is A Fashion Hero

ARI Featured in the Mens Style section of The New York Times, as Mike Cotler, who plays "the coolest superhero these days, on the binge-worthy Netflix show 'Luke Cage' ", discusses his favorite clothing.

 

Lilia

Lilia

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THE WILLIAMSBURG EDITION:

Lilia, a recently opened Italian Restaurant in Williamsburg, brings the best of Italy to Brooklyn. Wood fired seafood, hand crafted pastas, classic Italian cocktails and warm hospitality define this newfound ARI gem. On any night of the week, Lilia is a must go to spot.  

*56 Union Avenue*
corner of N 10th and Union


What to Eat:
Sheeps Milk Cheese Filled Agnolotti, Saffron, Dried Tomato, Honey

What to Drink:
Amaro Santo Maria al Monte, Ramazzotti, Orange Bitters


What to wear:

The Handy Liquor Bar

The Handy Liquor Bar

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THE SPEAKEASY EDITION:

Located in SoHo, The Handy Liquor Bar is a dark toned and lavishly appointed spot for both locals and celebrities. Outstanding cocktails match the 1960’s décor of the bar that is named after the late Thomas Handy, A Louisiana bar owner and mixologist, who in the end created what we now call the “cocktail”. This bar is a must hit on our ARI places to go. 

The Handy Liquor Bar
527 Broome St
New York, NY 10013


What to drink:
The Oaxaca Old Fashioned
Tequila, agave nectar, Firewater bitters, orange peel & Cherry Garnish


What to snack on:

Warm French Greyure & Black Truffle  

What to wear:


Artisanal Italian Luxury

ODEON

ODEON

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THE DOWNTOWN EDITION:

TriBeCa /traɪˈbɛkə/, originally written as TriBeCa, is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Its name is a portmanteau from "Triangle Below Canal Street". 

ODEON is arguably one of the best French-American Restaurants in NYC and happens to be an ARI favorite. Dimly lit, with an intimate brasserie feel, you are guaranteed a night of delicious eats, sophisticated cocktails and unmatchable service. 
*Located in Tribeca at 145 W Broadway*


What to eat:
Tuna Burger
Parker House‏ bun, wasabi mayonnaise, french fries or mixed greens


What to drink:
Sazerac Cocktail
Old Overholt rye whiskey, Peychaud’s bitters, absinthe, lemon juice


What to wear: