PLAN DATE: THURS / APR. 12
Sample Japanese home cooking at Wasan, a restaurant known for its commitment to creative dishes and fresh cuisine. Here, you’ll find your favorite Japanese comfort foods like ramen, teriyaki and tempura alongside unique dishes like foie gras sushi with strawberry-balsamic sauce. The team behind this eatery also take great care in cultivating their wine and sake menu, so don’t hesitate to ask questions if you’re not sure what to try.
Then, venture over to Pacific Standard for Pacific Stand-up, presented by comedians Matt Koff, Emmy Blotnick and Tony Zaret every Thursday at 8 p.m. The hosts alone comprise a comedy dream team — Blotnick is head writer for The President Show, Koff writes for The Daily Show and Zaret co-hosts the popular Meme Team podcast. Together, they’ll host comics from your favorite HBO shows, Comedy Central specials and Netflix movies. Past guests include Janeane Garofalo, Ilana Glazer and Judah Friedlander, just to name a few.
Can Get Pricey, No Cover
440 Bergen Street, Brooklyn
idk tip: If you’re not sure what to order, we recommend the four-course tasting menu (starting at $39 per person) with the sake sommelier pairing (starting at $18 per person).
182 4th Avenue, Brooklyn
idk tip: Pacific Standard is West Coast-themed bar featuring a variety of craft brews on tap and is a New York Magazine Critics’ Pick.