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Landhaus Is Now Serving Bacon On a Stick to Tiki Tipplers at The Woods

(Photo: Michael Tulipan)

(Photo: Michael Tulipan)

Heavy Woods has the awesome Tchoup Shop and now The Woods — not to be outdone by its fellow Woodsman — has also gone and snagged an in-house bar-grub provider. (So much for that taco truck.) The owners of Smorgasburg’s Landhaus set up shop at the South Williamsburg party spot last night, and are now whipping up their “farm-to-sandwich” cuisine out of a brand spankin’ new kitchen.
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Peep These Old-School Photographs of New-School Skateboarders

Lance Mountain in his bowl in California. (Photo: Matt Alberts)

Lance Mountain in his bowl in California. (Photo: Matt Alberts)

Last November, photographer Matt Alberts loaded up his Airstream with three of his pals, a stock of chemicals, and a large format camera. The foursome took off south and hit Route 66, riding it all the way to California to document the “people who have dedicated their lives to skateboarding.”
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A Visit With Wylie Dufresne of WD~50, Just Ranked America’s 18th Best Restaurant

Chef Wylie Dufresne is on a roll: This spring he vied for Best New York Chef honors at the James Beard Foundation Awards (again), got a surprise party from 29 of the world’s greatest chefs on the occasion of wd~50’s 11th anniversary, and — just a few days ago — saw his Lower East Side spot ranked among the top 20 restaurants in America (it edged out Momofuku Ko).
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See Kim Gordon Chat With Raymond Pettibon About His New Book

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The cover to Sonic Youth’s Goo is a bit of a fetish object — it’s even spawned parodies featuring everyone from George Bluth to Walter White. If you, like me, have owned it in cassette, CD, vinyl and Spotify thumbnail format, then you’ll be excited to hear that Kim Gordon, of the band, is chatting with the illustrator of the cover (and, of course, of so many Black Flag album covers) at The Strand.
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Watch Your Fixie Become a Star of the Stage in ‘Bike Shop: The Musical’

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(Photo courtesy Liz Barkan)

Liz Barkan’s one-woman bike-themed off-off-Broadway musical is not autobiographical. Well, OK, it kind of is. The part about owning a bike shop is true. The part about being a bike messenger is true. The part about being Jewish is true. Let’s go with semi-autobiographical, even though Barkan insists, “None of the play is autobiographical.”
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A Look Inside Paulaner, the New Beer Hall From Edi & the Wolf’s Wolfgang Ban

There’s been quite a lot of retooling among the Bowery’s high-profile restaurants: Pulino’s closed to become Cherche Midi, Peels closed to make way for Bar Primi, Bowery Diner closed to become “a very different restaurant,” and, back in April, Paulaner Brauhaus suddenly shuttered. It reopened a few days ago as just plain Paulaner, pitching itself as less of a brauhaus and more of a “Modern Bavarian Restaurant and Brewery,” though master brewer Andreas Heidenreich is still crafting rotating brews in its copper and steel tanks.
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More Cheese Bread On the Way!

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(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Between the recently launched Langos Truck and this, lovers of cheese bread are living in a golden era. A greasy, bubbling golden era.

At 174 Bleecker Street, where the Mussel Pot and then Slide came and went, a sign in the window indicates that Old Tbilisi will soon be serving “authentic Georgian cuisine,” as befits its name (a historic part of Georgia’s capital).
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