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She's down with nail art, rocks her signature cutoffs like nobody's business, and is practically an expert on studded duds, but the front woman of noise rock duo Sleigh Bells has another trick up her sleeve — the ability to know exactly where to find the best grub on the north side of Brooklyn. Alexis Krauss has spent the past few years on tour, electrifying venues and festival stages with a killer live show (and massive lighting rig, too!), but with hometown picks like these, it's no surprise the food-loving vocalist has reached full FOAB status — friend of Anthony Bourdain.
From an unusual breakfast and biscuit sandwich to the curious Cuban pastry she swears by, this rock goddess' list proves she has great taste in jorts, but even better taste in sammiches. Next time you grab her favorite salted caramel ice cream treat, just keep your eyes peeled for someone in line rocking a Nicola Formichetti-gifted studded leather jacket. Crazy coats and red velvet cookies? Sounds like a top-notch menu to us.
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If you've been good this year, you've already crossed all the names off your list and wrapped every last box. You can sit back, and enjoy your egg nog. Meanwhile, the procrastinators of the world (here, here!) are scrambling to find quality gifts that don't completely reveal exactly how long we waited to start our holiday read