PLAN DATE: FRI / JUNE 14
A dinner-drinks date with your love is great, but every once in a while it’s so important to have an intellectually stimulating time with your person. Head to the SoHo Playhouse for Baba Brinkman’s Rap Guide to Culture before it transfers to Edinburgh. The musical history lesson puts topics related to the “cultural revolution” to a beat. Past guides have covered evolution, human nature, business, and climate change.
Then, head over to Michelin-approved Ciccio, a neighborhood alimentari just a minute away from the Playhouse. It’s simple, elegant and authentic Tuscan-Florentine fare here. They exemplify the Tuscan idea that “a full stomach comforts the soul”—where better to discuss and work through everything you just saw. The restaurant is housed in a former antique store that now sports a raw look through whitewashed brick walls and blonde wood tables. Order some of their delicious home-made pasta, a glass of wine, and spend the rest of the evening having an incredible conversation with your love.
Baba Brinkman's Rap Guide to Culture
SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street, Manhattan
idk tip: Catch up with Baba’s past videos here.
190 6th Avenue, Manhattan
idk tip: Start your meal with the Ribolitta, a Tuscan soup made of cannellini beans soup, kale, spinach, cabbage, leeks, served with wheat bread.