This bi-level boite with two fully-stocked bars and plenty of reasonably priced drinks ($6-$8) that get a twenty to early thirtysomething crowd stumbling down Avenue B by 1 a.m. is closing it's doors. We all shed tears to see it go!!
Nightlifers always want to complain, but let's put our foot down: GUERNICA is fucking cool. Paying no cover is an instant icebreaker, as is the whole through-the-looking-glass scenario of gliding past the restaurant and descending into the beat-infested world below. The space is intimate without being low energy. Big names pop in for techno, drum'n'bass, and 2step, and attitude is at such an all-time low that DJs are often found on the dancefloor, and regulars are greeted with a smile and... More »
Guernica has some witty notions. Instead of occupying indentations in a round metal tray, escargots ($9) arrive in a basket whittled from a crusty baguette, tumbling over the sides in a cascade of parsley butter. You could throw away the mollusks... More »