When Will $20 Cocktails Become the Norm? | First Look at Mission Chinese

Wednesday, 23 May 2012 by Irwan K Ch

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Learning Curve

Adrian Grenier on His New Mobile Kitchen Classroom Project

The actor and filmmaker wants to help the city's kids learn how to cook.


Welcome Back, Matilda

It's almost reopening day for the Algonquin.

The Chain Gang

Expect Clover Machines and Champagne at NYC’s ‘Stealth’ Starbucks

Starbucks will call their non-branded location Herald Square Café.

Goodwill Gestures

GoogaMooga Organizers Offering Full ExtraMooga Ticket Refunds

The fallout from this weekend's disastrous food and music festival continues.


Gastronomics: When Will $20 Cocktails Become the Norm?

A few brave bar owners blazed the trail. Now it's just a matter of everyone else catching up, and it will happen sooner than you think.

Marketing Gimmicks

Controversia: Spanish-Language Pizza Deal Pisses People Off

Speak English, dammit!


Hang Onto Your Handbags at the Cobble Hill Trader Joe’s

Petty crime is rampant in the grocery store's aisles.


Happy ‘SlurpFREE Day’

What happened to calling it Free Slurpee Day?

The Other Critics

Tejal Rao Also Checks Out La Vara; Ryan Sutton Deems Neta ‘a Work in Progress’

Plus: Cuozzo at NoMad, Cheshes at Almayass, and more of this week's reviews.


First Look at Mission Chinese, Now Spicing Up the Lower East Side

See the menu and the space of NYC's most-anticipated new opening.


Plaza Food Hall Expands Today

Luke's Lobster, No. 7 Sub, and Sushi of Gari are among the new vendors.


Brewers Bash at Brooklyn Brewery Tonight; Nolita House to Close After Eight Years

Plus: Bantam adds a 1,000-square-foot patio, and more of today's leftovers.

Quote of the Day

Alex Stupak Sticks to His Guns

Don't tell him his dishes are "off mark."

Up in the Air

Yep, Those Are Meat Balloons

All we need now is fro-yo trousers.

Growing Up

Semen-Laced Cupcake Leads to Arson Threats at Minnesota High School

Ah, to be young again.

Video Feed

Funny or Die Spoofs Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP

Learn to make Gwynnie's Fabergé- and dodo-egg frittata!



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