Piquant is a place I first visited several years ago when the person I was dating at the time had a friend come to town for her birthday. It has since been a semi-regular brunch spot for me when I brave the journey to Brooklyn on the weekends (a.k.a the 2 or 3 trains are functioning properly).
If you’re not paying close attention when you walk down West Broadway looking for Bâtard, there’s every chance you will miss the modest, compact storefront. Much like Beauty and Essex on the Lower East Side, the unassuming exterior gives way to a gorgeous open space amenable to people watching and conversation.
A few months ago, I wrote about my trip to Cartagena de Indias immediately after I returned to the US. Now that I’ve had ample time to reflect on that excursion, I’d like to suggest a few general things to do while visiting the gorgeous coastal city:
“That’s what I do…I drink, and I know things.”