PLAN DATE: MON / APR. 22
Down-to-earth, little Indian nook Mughlai is a deft, reliable eatery with its main hub on the Lower East Side. Set in a no-frills location, the focus is certainly the spicy, savory and expertly-prepared Indian cuisine made in the medieval Mughlai style, representing a delicious combination of Central and South-Asian cooking. Dishes to dig into include favorites like a lush chicken saag, lamb vindaloo, tangy vegetable jalfrezi and of course, a zesty garlic naan with garlic piled on like you wouldn’t believe.
When you’ve officially had your taste buds blown away with flavor, head over to stylish, cozy and creative Lower East Side cocktail bar Subject. With a sense of homemade quality and uniqueness, the drinks here are focused on local flavors, innovation, and sourcing, with regional flavors, small-batch beer, and honey from the Catskills. Among the sinfully good creations you should sip on are the Accidental Tourist (Ford’s gin, liquore Strega, Laphroaig 10 year, fresh lemon, honey), Coco Chanel (Braulio Amara, Lambrusco, seltzer, chocolate bitters, rosemary) and a classic Jack and Coke made with pistachio soda.
Lower East Side
6 Clinton Street, Manhattan
idk tip: It’s the lamb dishes the people here are raving about, and the rack of lamb (in the grill section) is just about as flavorful as it gets.
188 Suffolk Street, Manhattan
idk tip: For dessert, check out their Prohibition Bakery. Yep, that’s cupcakes you’ve been warned to eat responsibly.