These meaty man meals are apparently too much for women
It’s unclear what men have to do with it, but the Post’s Steve Cuozzo has a story out highlighting the so-called “manliest meals” in NYC. The dishes have been picked for their inclusion of meat and high calorie count — something that women most definitely get down with, too.
Shake Shack’s next burger collab is with Japanese chef Zaiyu Hasegawa
On Friday, June 30 at the Madison Square Park store, Michelin-starred Tokyo chef Zaiyu Hasegawa — chef-owner at Jimbocho Den — will be making his spin on a Shackburger, with an Angus beef burger topped with smoked bacon, miso Shack sauce, sansho pepper, and pickled cucumbers. Plus there will be a black sesame custard shake.
Man bun Ken dolls for real-life man buns
Still rocking a man bun? Head to Brooklyn Roasting Company (25 Jay Street, Brooklyn) to get a free mini-me Ken doll. Mattel has just released a new line of modern Ken dolls, and is promoting it by giving the man bun-sporting one away to real-life versions all day today while supplies last.
Deals for the first day of summer
— Edible Schoolyard has recruited quite the roster of restaurants — places like Morgenstern’s, Rosemary’s, Loring Place, Cosme, and more — to create specials that give back to the healthy eating non-profit. Mint chip ice cream at Morgenstern’s, rose at Loring Place, a tostada at cosme, and other deals are happening today and all week long, with proceeds going back to the organization. See the full schedule here.
— Meanwhile, bespoke salad chain Sweetgreen is giving away goodies at three of its locations today for the start of summer. From 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Williamsburg store has a Devocion sparkling cascara for the first 200 customers, Union Square from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. is giving away Pop Karma mini bags of Kyoto Mix and Spanish Barbecue popcorn to the first 200 customers, and the Upper East Side location has La NewYorkina paletas for customers one through 200 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
E.A.K. Ramen is back
Italian grocer Gustiamo is throwing an open party
Victor Hazan, pizza from Jimmy Coponi, graffiti artists, beer from Suarez Family Brewery, and music will all be present at Gustiamo’s Open Warehouse party this Saturday, June 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Bronx Italian grocer is located at 1715 West Farms Road; RSVP here.
Rumors point to a Black Tap in Bridgehampton
Though it’s been reported that Southampton's popular Indian restaurant Saaz would be opening in the space that was most recently Zigmund’a at 203 Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton, that deal has fallen through and, according to industry insiders, Black Tap owners Joe Isadori and Chris Barish are in negotiation to take it over for a pop up of their burger sensation. “We haven’t made a decision yet,” says Barish, but Eater hears there is a potential opening date in mid-July. It would be a bit of a homecoming for Isadori, who occupied the space until last year as chef/owner of Fresh. As for Saaz, owner Sameer Mohan revealed he is still on the hunt for a second location. — Beth Landman
The womanliest meat in NYC, to counter the Post’s absurdity
Since women apparently can’t handle a steak on its own, if you ask the Post, watch Beatrice Inn’s badass chef-owner Angie Mar make meat edible for women by turning it into a pie: