Lair Restaurant & Lounge is Hip, Hot, User Friendly and Yes Mom, You’ll Like The Food:)


Restaurant | Lounge

Established: October 2010

Location: 201 Lafayette Street | Btwn Broome & Kenmare Streets (Nolita)

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New York City

Telephone: (212) 334-5247

Fax: (212) 334-5248



Managing Partners/

Owners: Michael Levin

Illarion Parmit

Executive Chef: Chris Cheung

Venue Size: 2000 sq. – ft

Capacity: Den – 50

Bar/Standing – 100

VIP – 100

Total – 250

Opening Hours: Monday – Wednesday

5:00PM to 2:00AM

Thursday – Saturday

5:00PM to 4:00AM


Specialty Drinks: Mamma Mule Feel Good

Absolut vodka, cinnamon five spice syrup, apricot & ginger beer

Flame de Milo

Saffron infused Bombay dry gin, liquor 43, cava, flamed orange peel

Pass the Grapes

Barsol pisco/Appleton reserve, agave, red bell pepper puree, mescal ringe, red wine float

Mr Hot Pants

Herradura reposado, mescal, campari, passionfruit, thai chilli pepper agave

Maid in the Cave

Hibiki 12 year Japanese Whiskey, ginger infused agave, cucumbers muddled, club soda


Specialty Dishes: lair chips

Chicken ‘Pillows,’ Crispy Chicken Skin,

Johnny Blue Sauce

v Roasted Bone Marrow, x/o Marmalade,

Scallion Pancakes

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v Oysters On The Half Shell, Seared Scallop, Truffle Essence (Above)

v Lobster, Bacon, Avocado Salad in Crispy

Wonton Rolls

v Eggplant and Mushroom Sui Mai

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v 28 Dry Aged Black Angus Beef Dumplings

Sweet Plate Menu:

v Shanghai Walnut Crusted Marshmallows

v Scoop Caramel Apples, ‘Crispy Plum’


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                 Lair Restaurant & Lounge

Safari meets urban glamour at this nighttime haunt where a chicly rustic interior of exposed brick, distressed wood, hand-painted ethic art work are accented by the earth tone color palette and lavish throw pillows. With a collective mix of music and a hip downtown crowd, Lair has all the settings for any night out. Located in New York City’s Soho/Nolita area, Lair is a bar, lounge, restaurant and private event space, all in one! With plush banquettes and the glow of glittering chandeliers and candlelight, this stylish venue features low table tops, an extensive bar, delicious modern Dim Sum plates and cozy seating arrangements. Lair is the ideal location for an after-work drink and appetizer or post-drink and small bite recap!

Conveniently located downtown in the Soho/Nolita area this dynamic newcomer embodies a chic lounge, restaurant and private event space, all in one. Lair is intentionally designed to be just that. The distinct rustic metal work is innovatively crafted, resembling to some a Paris train station and to others a private chamber. Socialize with fashionistas, models, celebs and the corporate clientele in front of the cleverly designed and ever-changing lighting that exudes from the 30 foot bar or burrow into a dimly lit corner under the hand drawn ancient cave murals for an intimate encounter. lair flowers

We are always surprised by the excellence of the cuisine in clubs and Lair is no exception. Experience the succulent dishes created by the renowned Chef Chris Cheung (a veteran of Nobu, Ruby Foos and Monkey Bar), while sipping on specialty cocktails. Our favorite libations being Mr Hot Pants, a sexy blend of Herradura reposado, mescal, campari, passionfruit, thai chilli pepper  and agave. For something more potent and with a bit more kick, go for Maid in the Cave, where Hibiki 12 year Japanese Whiskey, ginger infused agave, and cucumbers are muddled,in club soda.. Average price is $15.

While there is an expensive bottle list, wine by the glass ranges from $8 to $11 and  The Stella is always dependable and just $7. We appreciated the friendly service and lack of attitude, making Lair a perfect spot for first dates and corporate or holiday parties, product launches, cocktail or fashion events, dinner parties, birthdays and more. The staff is professional and knowledgeable to facilitate your event needs. Lair provides a quality of visual, edible and audible sensory appeal that makes you want to come back again and again. The music is not too loud and if you hit it right, there may be live entertainment as well.

The Inventive Cuisine: is Modern, Kosher and might be described as global Dim Sum. Two appetizers per person provide a copious meal and range from about $9 to $13. Favorites include delicious Chicken ‘pillows’, with crispy chicken skin, Johnny Blue sauce; and unusually delicious Roasted bone marrow with X/O Marmalade; a classy rendition of Oysters on the half shell, seared scallop and truffle essence;
Mango ‘noodles’ salad, rock shrimp, chili lime; Coconut bao bread, 5 spice local honey hoisin butter; and Lobster, bacon, avocado salad in crispy wonton rolls. Don’t miss the Dry aged black angus beef dumplings or the light Chicken and foie gras san jin dumplings. We loved the Eggplant and mushroom sui mai. For dessert nut crusted marshmallows arrive beautifully scorched with a delightful brittle and real chantilly cream (worth a visit on its own).

Lair is the go-to for hosting and catering any event! and will help plan any soirée including: corporate and holiday events, fashion shows, dinner parties and luncheons, birthdays, meetings, product launches, wedding receptions, album release events, film/photo shoots and more! They will even design and accent the event with decorations and entertainment including: balloons, flowers, banners, logo branding, customized themes, DJs, comedians, dancers, live bands, drummers, video games, casino tables, Tarot card readers, Champagne Ice or Martini Bar, flat screen TVs and more! and the Celebrity Clientele include Adam Lambert Ally Hilfiger Craig Robinson, Richard Branson, Tika Sumpter and Tommy London.

But you needn’t be a celeb to get behind the velvet ropes and enjoy one of the most pleasant club experiences around, a local feel of being wanted and some really good vittles.

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Cupra Ramato

Cupra Ramato continues a tradition of the Republic of Venice, since “ramato,” or coppery, was the term that referred to Pinot Grigio in contracts. A special vinification practice led to the use of this term: the must remains in contact with the skins for 36 hours and this practice gives the wine a very distinctive coppery hue. Attems Cupra Ramato boasts a rich, fruity bouquet, and opens full and weighty on the palate, with multi-faceted flavors. Spalla-Cupra-ramato-2010

It is perfect when paired with fatty fish, with delicate or vegetable-based antipasti, the ideal companion to summer dishes, and is delicious as well as an aperitif .

We loved the appealing color, sexy nose and balance fruit with hints of wild strawberry and sour cherry. Perfect for summer or anytime a food-friendly and delightful bottle of wine is the play of the day. Good value for around $19 the bottle.

A second tasting in September 2011 proved this to be a phenomenal wine and great value. Loved it with beef in wine with olives and carrots and a dessert of cheese and cookies.

DENOMINATION: Venezia Giulia IGT Pinot Grigio
GENERAL  INFORMATION: Cupra  Ramato  continues  a  tradition  of  the  Republic  of  Venice,  since  “ramato,”  or  coppery,  was  the  term  that  referred  to  Pinot  Grigio  in  contracts.  A  special  vinification  practice  led  to  the  use  of  this  term:  the  must  remains  in  contact  with  the  skins  for  36  hours  and  this  practice  gives  the  wine  a  very  distinctive  coppery  hue.  Attems  Cupra  Ramato  boasts  a  rich,  fruity  bouquet,  and  opens  full  and  weighty  on  the  palate,  with  multi-faceted flavors.

VINTAGE  REPORT   The  first  months  of  2009  were  marked  by  successive  rainstorms  and  by  moderate  temperatures  over  the  final  months.  Fruit  set,  the  growth  stage  that  occurs  just  following  flowering,  and  a  very  important  precursor  for  the  quality  of  the  future  harvest,  resulted  in  well-balanced  clusters.  This  equilibrium  continued  through  veraison,  with  small-sized  berries,  rich  in  aromatic  components  and  with  good  acid  levels.  Day-night
temperature  ranges  brought  concentrated,  sweet  aromas.  The  year  was  an  excellent  one  overall;  the  grapes  brought  into  the  cellar  displayed  very  high  quality  and  are  yielding  wines with significant aromatic intensity and range.


YIELD/HECTARE: 75 quintals
HARVEST PERIOD: Third decade of September
FERMENTATION VATS: Classical Stainless steel vats
FERMENTATION  TEMPERATURE: Controlled,  not  exceeding
MATURATION METHOD: Stainless steel and barriques
LENGTH  OF  MATURATION: 4  months  in  barriques,  2  months  in
steel, and one month in bottles


ESTATE  AND  VINEYARD  LOCATION: The  vineyards  are  located  in  the  Giasbana  area  of  the
Collio and in the alluvial plains of the Isonzo river (Mossa and Lucinico).
ALTITUDE: Vary between 50 and 130 metres sea level
EXPOSURE: South, Southeast
SOIL  TYPE: In  the  Collio,  Eocene  marls  and  sandstones  created  by  seabed  uplifting  50
million  years  ago.  The  Isonzo  displays  soils  rich  in  pebble  and  gravel  in  various  sizes,
down to silt.
5.000/6.250 vines per hectare
TRAINING SYSTEM: Vertically-trellised Guyot
VINEYARD AVERAGE AGE: on average 15 years

Ramato  offers  its  classic  coppery  hue  and  appealing
limpidity.  The  multi-layered  nose  is  impressively  rich,
with  floral  scents  of  lime  blossom  nicely  enriching  fruitier
notes  of  wild  strawberry  and  sour  cherry,  then  tapering  off
at  the  end  into  hints  of  fresh-picked  almond.  Although
firmly-structured,  the  palate  is  remarkably  smooth  and
rounded,  with  a  lengthy  progression  that  concludes  in  a
leisurely, well-fruited finale.

SERVING  SUGGESTIONS It  is  perfect  when  paired  with
fatty  fish,  with  delicate  or  vegetable-based  antipasti,  the
ideal  companion  to  summer  dishes,  and  is  delicious  as
well as an aperitif.

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Ring In the New Year Refreshed—Offers Includes Two 50-minute Massages, Breakfast Daily, and a Private Dinner for Two

Ceiba del Mar Beachfront Resort & Wellness Spa, a boutique, award-winning Riviera Maya outpost situated on half-mile of a private beach at the edge of sleepy village, is gifting wintertime travelers who book a five-day, four-night stay during the holidays with a one extra night of indulgent accommodation at no extra cost with the Rest & Relax With 4th Night Free package.
Amenities of this exclusive offer includes:

– 5 days and 4 nights in luxury Ocean-View accommodations, with the 4th night free;
– A welcome champagne cocktail;
– Two 50-minute Relaxing Massages with a 10% discount on all other spa therapies at the holistic aromatherapy Spa at Ceiba del Mar;
– Daily ala carte breakfast featuring freshly cooked Mexican cuisine, fresh juices, baked sweets breads and other savories; and
– One three-course private candlelight dinner for two amid a romantic backdrop with one bottle of wine and personal butler service.

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Time is running outfor your clients to reserve a spot at the hottest concert serious of the season, the highly-anticipated second annual Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival, September 2-3, 2011!This year, the star-studded line-up already has many hotels across the island almost completely booked, but some limited rooms and packages are still available at hotels, including the Plaza Hotel Curaçao & Casino, Atlantis Diving & Apartments, Royal Sea Aquarium Resort and Breezes Curaçao Resort, Spa & Casino.

Acclaimed Jazz musician Branford Marsalis and his quartet have been added to the A-list line-up of musicians performing this year. Marsalis will join16-time Grammy award-winner Sting and 25-time Grammy award-winner Stevie Wonder, who are headlining the sizzling, soulful event.

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Summertime and the Livin’ is Easy … J Style

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Try the  New Terrace Service or Refrigerated Shipping Solution
Summer Shipping Offer: Complimentary Shipping on All Orders of $500 or more!

J Vineyards & Winery has teamed-up with Fed-Ex to offer our customers in select zip codes a refrigerated summer shipping solution that guarantees your wine will arrive in pristine condition no matter the weather. Contact for all the details on summer shipping or take advantage now by responding to our special summer shipping offer below.

For a limited time, you will receive complimentary refrigerated shipping on all orders of $500 or more. Simply give us a call at (707) 431-5479, email or visit their secure web site and enter the coupon code Summer11 at checkout. Beat the heat with our refrigerated summer shipping solution and stock up on our all your favorite J wines!

Celebrate Summer on the J Terrace

The J Terrace in Summer

This summer, enjoy the creekside Terrace for a plate of delicacies and a glass of J’s award winning varietal or sparkling wines.

The Terrace Platter is offered at $35 per couple ($25 per couple for Club J members) and reservations are required. Please contact Jackie Friend per email or at (707) 431-5430. Visit the website for all the details and to see the current menu.

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Seven Artisans Petite Sirah

    The 2007 Seven Artisans Petite Sirah was meticulously crafted by winemaking partner Jeffrey A. Miller and winemaker Chris Markell. Chris is an advisor to wineries and brings over 30 years of winemaking experience to the Sly Dog team. In 2005, Jeff Miller of Napa, California, became a wine grape grower. Along with his […]

D’Alessandro Wines of Sicily Offer Value and Quality

2009 d’Alessandro Catarratto-Inzolia Sicilia IGT (Italy, Sicily, Sicilia IGT)


A natural expression of the Agrigento region, d’Alessandro’s Inzolia is a white wine full of elegance and pleasure. Hints of citrus combine with fragrances of white flower to create a fine, balanced taste with just the right amount of acidity. Suitable for both winter and summer, its full character can be best enjoyed accompanied by fine food.


Best with Fish appetizers and main courses, raw fish, grilled fish and sushi, this delightful wine with a suggested retail price of $15 is ready to enjoy now or through 2012.

  • Region
    • Agrigento
  • Grape variety
    • Inzolia 100%
  • Classification
    • Sicilia IGT
  • Soil composition
    • A medium texture of sand and silt with a slight alkaline reaction due to the presence of calcium.
  • Exposure
    • South/south-west
  • Altitude
    • 250/500 m
  • Average vineyard age
    • 12-14 years
  • Average planting density
    • 4000-5000
  • Planting system
    • Counter espalier
  • Harvest period
    • Mid September
  • Harvest method
    • Manual
  • Malolactic fermentation
    • Not activated
  • Maturation and ageing
    • 4 months in stainless steel tank followed by 2 months in bottle before release on market
  • Alcohol level
    • 12%
  • Serving temperature
    • 8-10 °C

Agrigento: the most beautiful city amongst mortals


Founded in 2006 by Giacomo d’Alessandro, the d’Alessandro Winery is located just a few miles outside of the city of Agrigento on the southwestern coast of Sicily (near the famed Temples of Agrigento) on historic property that has been in the d’Alessandro family since 1820. D’Alessandro is a unique winery that blends the deep traditions of the land with modern ecological technologies. This alliance of new and old was formulated by Giacomo d’Alessandro with oenologist Tonino Guzzo. The wines currently available in America are Inzolia, Nero d’Avola and Nero d’Avola/Syrah. Most recently, d’Alessandro was the recipient of Gambero Rosso’s 2011 Best Label Award. For more information, please visit

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