Opened by the same team as The Jeffrey, you can also count on Fools Gold for an excellent beer and whiskey selection, as well as some bar food that’s much better than it needs to be. Use Fools Gold to please everyone from beer nerds to the two friends in your group who still feel the need to go to Piano’s every weekend. For everyone else, Fools Gold is in that perfect spot on the border of the LES and the East Village, so your crawl possibilities are endless.
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