Restaurants in New York

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Inoteca, located on a bustling corner in the lower East Side, offers an extensive wine selection, small-plate Italian dining, and (perhaps best of all)... Read More

This slick cafeteria is the brainchild of celebrity chef and Top Chef judge, Tom Colicchio. The sandwich-centric menu includes fresh renditions of... Read More

A modest exterior (the red awning is as flashy as it gets) makes it easy to look past this unique little McDougal Street eatery, which has had SoHo... Read More

"British-born Annie Wayte, one of New York's great unsung chefs, creates soulful soups and beautiful greenmarket salads at this whimsically rusticated... Read More

What began as a speakeasy in Midtown during Prohibition has become one of the most historically significant dining destinations in the country. The... Read More

Home to the largest rooftop bar in the city, 230 Fifth is known for its panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline. Located on the 20th floor of the... Read More

Located on Restaurant Row on Frederick Douglass Boulevard, this Harlem eatery serves up refined American entrees alongside upgraded burgers, steak... Read More

For customers leaving this restaurant located in the Meatpacking District, it may be the décor and layout that sticks in the mind instead of the... Read More

Chef Melissa Fox, owner of A Casa Fox, honed her Latin cooking skills at the side of her mother, a native Nicaraguan. Her Lower East Side restaurant... Read More

The seasonal menu at A Voce in the Flatiron district focuses on rustic Italian dishes and fresh ingredients. The meat ravioli, a family recipe, is made... Read More

At this restaurant, located between Union Square and the historic Flatiron district, Jean-Georges Vongerichten shines the spotlight on farm-to-fork... Read More

At this restaurant, located smack-dab between Union Square and the historic Flatiron district and occupying a stylishly rusticated space inside the... Read More

If you're heading uptown, a morning stop at this cash-only hole-in-the-wall will introduce a bagel that may cause you to reevaluate the mere bread-rolls... Read More

Inspired by traditional Japanese izakayas (after-work drinking establishments), this Midtown East restaurant specializes in fresh sashimi as well as... Read More

Situated off the beaten path (literally, it's in an alley off of a cobblestone street in Peck Slip), Acqua serves up authentic Italian cuisine and wines... Read More

Now in residence at the St Regis Hotel, Chef Alain Ducasse's latest foray into the New York restaurant scene is a French wine restaurant. Named after... Read More

Some viewers didn’t jive with Season 3 winner Hung Huynh’s aggressive, competitive style, but his skill level is undeniable. He brings... Read More

Founded by the husband and wife team of Emiliano Coppa and Anna Klinger (the two actually met while she was traveling abroad in Italy), this small... Read More

The rounded bar of Alameda makes it one of those places that's hard to leave without making a new friend. Whether you're dining solo or meeting a loved... Read More

Portuguese-American chef George Mendes’s menu (the most perfect salt-cod croquettes west of Iberia; refined-rustic rice studded with bits of... Read More

Inspired by the owners’ experiences drinking afternoon tea in locations around the globe and the whimsical story of Alice in Wonderland, Alice’s Tea Cup... Read More

The menu at this seasonally driven gastropub may change regularly, but it consistently pleases. Dinner crowds come to take advantage of a competitive... Read More

Located across the East River from Manhattan, this Mexican restaurant is known for its rooftop terrace with views of the Statue of Liberty, Governor... Read More

Hosts Mario Zarate and Julio Quevedo want all their guests to feel the Amor Cubano (Cuban love) in everything at this Spanish Harlem restaurant which... Read More

In a borough packed with artisans who are passionate about terroir, it can be hard to stand out, but Ample Hills Creamery has become a Brooklyn... Read More

Spanning three stories in the heart of Times Square, this lively Midtown destination for the pre- and post-theater crowds is a great spot for celebrity... Read More

Annisa, located in the West Village, is an expression of celebrity chef Anita Lo’s Chinese-American roots and French culinary training. Reopened... Read More

Italian restaurant with a built-in vegetable and herb garden. Located above a luxury car showroom. Read More

It used to be that the smoky, pillowy cornmeal cakes made by "the arepa lady," were only available late at night on weekends, when the beloved vendor... Read More

Artie's Delicatessen, on the Upper West Side, is a New York-style deli that serves the flavors of 1930s homestyle Jewish cooking within a modern... Read More

Savor the "cuisine of the sun" at Murray Hill's Artisanal Fromagerie and Bistro, where the Art Deco dining room recalls the calm, confident style of... Read More

If this restaurant had an official slogan, it might be “come for the view, stay for the food.” Located on the 35th floor of the Time Warner... Read More

The Aspen Social Club is housed inside New York’s modern Stay Hotel. Designed by The Brier Group and Lewis + Dizon Design, the restaurant evokes... Read More

This acclaimed tasting-menu spot has a new chef, Ronny Emborg. You'll need a reservation at this 18-seat restaurant, but if Emborg can live up to the... Read More

This acclaimed tasting-menu spot has a new chef, Ronny Emborg. You'll need a reservation at this 18-seat restaurant, but if Emborg can live up to the... Read More

Aureole is an upscale New York Theater District restaurant in the Bank of America Tower. It's the flagship for restaurant entrepreneur Charlie Palmer,... Read More

You know an ethnic restaurant is good when its tables are filled with natives. When it comes to Ethiopian food, Awash in New York’s Upper West... Read More

This dimly lit Tribeca lounge offers Japanese-inspired cuisine, inventive cocktails, and live jazz music every Monday and Wednesday. Located down a... Read More

Mario Batali’s hymn to no-frills Italian cooking opened with a flourish in 1998, and has been serving excellent food to packed tables ever since. Don’t... Read More

This spare yet cozy East Village joint, endearingly decorated with old agricultural implements and populated by bearded neo-bohemians, is the brainchild... Read More

Housed in a former storefront church in Red Hook, this renowned bakery is the brainchild of Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, two veterans of the... Read More

Step beneath Balthazar's red awnings and into the high-ceiling dining room to be welcomed by striking pillars, black on the bottom and textured yellow... Read More

Iron Chef Bobby Flay brings his adventurous style of American nouveau cuisine to Bar Americain, located in midtown west. Like his flavors, the dé... Read More

Boulud brings his bistro classics to New York's Lincoln Center neighborhood. The vaulted space is designed with clever riffs on the wine-making theme:... Read More

Owned by renowned chef Cyril Renaud, famous for his work at the now closed Fleur de Sel, Bar Breton is a casual French eatery in the Flatiron district.... Read More

The prime outdoor seating at this Greenwich Village Italian spot is as much of a draw as the food. The restaurant was opened in 1992 by Silvano Marchet... Read More

Acclaimed chef Andrew Carmellini's Bar Primi is an ode to fresh pasta and it doesn't disappoint. Keep an eye out for seasonal specials, like rigatoni... Read More

Although this bar in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill neighborhood does not actually sell tobacco, its spirit draws from the iconic shops, kiosks, and... Read More

Barbarini’s Alimentari has been serving authentic Italian cuisine to South Street Seaport diners since 2006. The brick-walled restaurant has a few... Read More

This Neapolitan pizza joint holds its own against more well known venues like Roberta's and Franny's. The crisp, perfectly charred wood-fired pies are... Read More

Ensconced in a converted garage in the Meatpacking District that once housed Rolls Royces, Barbuto serves brick oven Italian fare in a refreshingly... Read More

This neighborhood bistro reflects the eclectic vibe of the Nolita neighborhood it calls home. The warm interior is accented by an unusual combination of... Read More

The James Beard Award-winning, family-owned restaurant and deli has been doling out hyper-fresh sturgeon, Nova Scotia salmon, H&H bagels, and other... Read More

Walker Stern and Joe Ogrodnek, who run the kitchen at Battersby, are known for their excellent flavor pairings. The two have created an incomparable... Read More

Decorated with a wall-hanging that reads, “Luscious tenderness and sweet compassion bring joy and contentment,” this bakery on the Upper ... Read More

Graduating at the top of her class from the Culinary Institute of America, chef Deborah Bicknese opened this unique Spanish tapas place in Prospect... Read More

The Meatpacking District staple moved east and brought its globally notorious Beau Brunch with it. White tablecloths grace the outdoor brick patio while... Read More

From the team behind the Brooklyn Flea, this spacious beer hall is lined with long tables, making it a go-to for groups. The beer list is an impressive... Read More

Bien Cuit owner Zachary Golper has made this tiny Boerum Hill storefront a citywide favorite with his rustic artisan loaves and pastries so flaky they... Read More

Billy’s sells baked goods of every variety—pies, cakes, fruit bars, cookies, scones—but it's the cupcakes you go for. They come in flavors like... Read More

The concept announces itself in the restaurant's name: Birds & Bubbles is all about fried chicken and champagne. The unexpected pairing seems to... Read More

This bistro menu was created by Lee Hanson and Riad Nasr, chefs at Manhattan's Balthazar and Minetta Tavern. Their confit de canard with crispy fries... Read More

The Burgers: The Big Apple’s best burgers are being served up a few blocks from each other in the East Village. At the gritty, no-attitude Black... Read More

Residing in a Flatiron townhouse, the fish and seafood edition of Laurent Tourondel’s BLT franchise (others include BLT steak in Midtown and... Read More

Modern-day Marie Antoinettes get their fix of haute-farmhouse chic at BLT Market, the newest (and cleverest) New York addition to Laurent Tourondel's... Read More

Named after former chef-owner Laurent Tourondel (BLT stands for Bistro Laurent Tourondel), this lively restaurant is Tourondel’s take on a modern... Read More

BLT Steak is celebrity chef Laurent Tourondel’s eponymous Midtown East venue (the name stands for Bistro Laurent Touronde). With its ebonized... Read More

This romantic spot in the heart of Greenwich Village is where sustainability poster boy Dan Barber shows off the very best hyper-seasonal ingredients... Read More

The beautiful compound of stone buildings 30 miles north of New York City was built as a private dairy by John D. Rockefeller Jr. in the 1930’s. ... Read More

Beginning in a small corner restaurant in SoHo, this brainchild of brother-chefs Bruce and Eric Bromberg has expanded throughout the city including... Read More

A sushi place? For fried chicken? Wince all you like, but once you try the wildly eclectic twist on this southern delicacy, you’ll see. First, the... Read More

Neon signs advertising Blue Smoke’s specialties—barbecue and jazz—mark the entrance of this bustling, roadhouse-style eatery in the... Read More

A respite from the bustle of Wall Street, this Australia-based coffee shop is tucked away in a historic Art Deco building mere steps from the NYSE... Read More

You have to walk under a bridge and down a winding stone staircase to reach this casual, open-air café and bar on the Hudson, and it feels like a true... Read More

The Chef: Grill master/Iron Chef Bobby Flay cornered the market on southwestern cuisine in New York City in 1991 with Mesa Grill, then expanded to Las... Read More

Easy to miss, this unassuming West Village restaurant is located inside an unmarked, 100-year-old brownstone. After entering through the dimly lit... Read More

Dating back over a century, this beer hall is a beloved Queens institution, particularly in the summer when seating is open in the expansive, twinkly... Read More

Bombay Talkie, in Chelsea, focuses on two delights from Indian culture: street food and Bollywood. The clean lines of teak wood and black leather and... Read More

Named after a famous Barcelonan market, Boqueria resembles a traditional tapas bar but also offers a range of large dishes, such as seafood paella.... Read More

One of the few places in the Hamptons for waterfront dining and sunset views. The seafood is right off the boat. Read More

Bottino does it all, but the sandwiches are their secret weapon. For lunch, you don't want to miss the Sopressata & Fontina with ... Read More

Located in Chelsea, not far from the West Chelsea Gallery Scene, Bottino's serves Tuscan fare. Inside, the restaurant has mid... Read More

Famed chef David Bouley’s flagship TriBeCa restaurant serves up French cuisine with modern Asian influences. Extravagant tasting menus are offered... Read More

More than 900 bottles of fine spirits, including the city’s largest scotch collection, line the backlit “bookshelves” at this Tribeca... Read More

TriBeCa’s resurgence has attracted a number of well-known restaurant openings to the downtown neighborhood, but none rival the nearly 10 years of... Read More

From the window of a cute-as-a-bug trailer emerge fat burritos and guacamole-topped quesadillas—and that’s just about the entire menu. Chow... Read More

Inside Manhattan’s Meatpacking district sits the massive, 16,000-square-foot Buddakan, an Asian fusion restaurant, in what used to be a Nabisco... Read More

Named for the thin slip of water that separates Brooklyn from Governor's Island, over which dairy farmers used to sail to sell their milk in Manhattan... Read More

Jody Williams does simple, homey food right and Buvette Gastrothèque is proof. The tiny no-reservations bistro has quickly become a beloved spot for... Read More

New owner Jayma Cardoso has dialed back the Bacchanalian revelry and returned the Surf Lodge to its more mellow origins. In addition to a complete... Read More

Situated on a prestigious stretch in the Upper East Side, Café Boulud shares real estate with the 1920’s Surrey Hotel. Chef Gavin Kaysen... Read More

Located on the ground floor of the Carlyle Hotel, this Upper East Side institution is known for headlining the top musical talents, including the... Read More

The scene centers on live entertainment at Café Carlyle, where cabaret legend Bobby Short graced the stage for three decades before passing away... Read More

Owned by Lynn Wagenknecht of Odeon fame, Café Cluny is a West Village bistro attracting diners with its eclectic décor and menu of simple,... Read More

Cuban and Mexican prove a wining combination at this lively little Nolita café. The ambience starts with bright blue exterior and extends indoors... Read More

Located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, the restaurant’s name is lit above the doorway on an almost neon-green sign. Though the wood... Read More

You’ll sometimes spot a boldface name, sans entourage, sipping cappuccino and tucking into a plate of haloumi eggs at this sunny, busy Moroccan... Read More

Positioned on the corner of Ave. A and East 9th St. in Alphabet City, this café is filled with mismatched chairs and makeshift tables arranged... Read More

At this charming neighborhood cafe, diners are treated to an eclectic mix of French-Senegalese fare. Menu favorites include yassa guinar, a... Read More

Inside the marvelous German and Austrian art museum that is the Neue Galerie lies Café Sabarasky, an elegant, albeit slightly under-the-radar spot for... Read More

Perfect for a freshly made panino. Read More

New York’s Calexico, founded by three brothers from California, has managed to set itself apart from the street-food pack with its authentic,... Read More

What started out as a small health food store and juice bar has grown into one of the city’s most popular vegan restaurants. Opened in 1984 on... Read More

Billed as the “soufflé sanctuary,” this classic French bistro is housed in TriBeCa’s 1891 Fleming Smith Warehouse, a tall... Read More

Caracas, located in the East Village, is an authentic Venezuelan eatery specializing in the arepa, a Venezuelan muffin made of corn flour and stuffed... Read More

Acclaimed chef Mario Carbone's namesake restaurant is an ode to old school red sauce Italian joints. Here he elevates the experience with top notch food... Read More

This little tapas joint by Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich celebrates Spain's Costa Brava in all its culinary glory. The inviting space features a... Read More

This Hell's Kitchen wine bar takes cheese tasting very seriously. Forty cheeses are offered on a daily, ever-changing menu, each one served paired with... Read More

Inspired by New Orleans, Catfish serves up Cajun dishes like jambalaya and crawfish etouffée accompanied by a wide selection of beers and whiskeys (not... Read More

Even though only a laminated piece of paper on the door denotes this tiny dinner-only Italian spot, lines start to form early. The draw: generous pours... Read More

Located in the heart of Little Italy, Cha Cha’s Café authentic Old World cuisine has been sampled by stars such as Danny De Vito, Tommy Lasorda, Leonard... Read More

With fun, kitschy, Americana décor and a comfort-food-only menu, Chat n’ Chew is just the spot when you’ve got a craving for Mom... Read More

Start your night with dinner at this pint-sized Mexican nook, with welcoming waitresses and colorfully painted walls. Try the tilapia baked in banana... Read More

This three-Michelin-starred restaurant is hard to find: it's a chef's counter hidden inside a supermarket. But those who make the trip are rewarded with... Read More

This Theater District classic was founded by the late son of dancer/singer/actress Josephine Baker. There's live piano music every night during dinner,... Read More

This loud and dark stylized place with its ornate cocktails, Rat Pack-style red leather booths, and electronica soundtrack might look like yet another... Read More

Legend has it that ice cream was invented in China about 1500 years ago, so it makes sense that one of Chinatown’s oldest businesses is the... Read More

A Union Jack is displayed with stately pride in the front window of this traditional British restaurant, located along Park Slope's busy Fifth Avenue.... Read More

This small restaurant — painted in the bright yellow, green, and white of the Jamaican flag — specializes in Caribbean-style patties. The... Read More

Music is always on the menu at this cozy, neighborhood jazz joint, where locals come to hear both up-and-coming artists and venerable talents like... Read More

Walk through Clinton Street Baking Co. & Restaurant’s red storefront and behind the counter you’ll see big red letters commanding you: “EAT.” You... Read More

Who needs Naples when the world’s greatest pizza is currently baked at Co., on a windswept corner in Chelsea? Here, Jim Lahey, the fanatic behind... Read More

Congee Village, on the outskirts of Chinatown, offers an extensive menu of more than 250 classic Cantonese dishes. As the name suggests, the restaurant... Read More

The ambitious, well-executed food at Contra belies its somewhat spare, narrow environs. Here, there is only one thing on the menu: an exceptionally... Read More

This inviting Chelsea eatery, owned by Marc Meyer, Chris Paraskevaides, and Vicki Freeman, serves a menu of American- and Mediterranean-influenced... Read More

A standout in a neighborhood crowded with Indian restaurants, this discreet establishment packs in the midtown Manhattan lunch crowd. On a banquet table... Read More

All sleek seamless perfection, the creamy space that once housed Montrachet is a new labor of love for canny restaurateur Drew Nieporent and British... Read More

The restaurant here has a fantastic view of the water and a chef that uses local ingredients in creative ways. Try the grilled lobster in citrus aioli... Read More

For some food that is "real good, real simple", head over to Craft in the Flatiron district. Chef-owner Tom Colicchio, of Bravo's Top Chef fame, focuses... Read More

Nearly a decade old, this East Village restaurant is the brainchild of Brian Shebairo and Chris Antista (whose first name sounds like "Crif" when... Read More

You can't go wrong with a super-meaty, griddle-seared, quarter-pound burger made with beef from New York celebrity butcher Pat LaFrieda. Read More

The after-beach crowd spills out of this sun-dappled bar situated on a long stretch of road in Amagansett with the Long Island Railroad running through... Read More

The atmosphere of this Sardinian enoteca in downtown Williamsburg breathes cozy, old-world rusticity with aged hardwood floors, woodblock tables, brass... Read More

Umberto Assante founded Da Umberto in 1987, and the restaurant is now run by his son Vittorio Assante, who is committed to maintain his father’s... Read More

Chef-owner Daniel Nilsson's DNA may well be found in the Swedish specials he presents each week, like the toast Skagen, with its judicious use of dill,... Read More

After training at such renowned French restaurants as Le Cirque, Daniel, and Chanterelle, chef Adam Perry Lang switched gears and opened this casual,... Read More

The namesake of acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud, this New French restaurant is often lauded as one of the best in the nation. Situated in the Upper East... Read More

Chef Hooni Kim presides over this cozy spot where traditional Korean tastes and techniques meet contemporary preparation and creativity. And when we say... Read More

Restaurateur David Burke has created a two-faced restaurant spanning the 59th Street side of the iconic Midtown Bloomingdales. The wood, glass, and... Read More

Celebrity chef David Burke’s original restaurant on the Upper East Side has undergone renovation and now reflects the playfulness of the menu.... Read More

Part of celebrity chef Daniel Boulud’s restaurant empire, this midtown bistro is ideal for pre- and post-theater dining. The restaurant comprises... Read More

Part French brasserie and part American tavern, chef Daniel Boulud’s DBGB Kitchen and Bar (one of five Boulud-owned New York restaurants) is a... Read More

From restaurateur Jack Lamb comes this tiny, 16-seat restaurant in the East Village. At Degustation, chef Wesley Genovart, who previously worked at... Read More

Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich, and Lidia Bastianich are the forces behind this opulent 24,000-square-foot temple to upscale Italian dining, accompanied... Read More

At Michael Ferraro’s Soho restaurant Delicatessen, comfort food is the house specialty. Drawing on his own Italian heritage and French culinary... Read More

Joe Campanale seems too young to have been a sommelier at Babbo—he’s 24—but his Joe Campanale seems too young to have been a sommelier... Read More

Situated on the border of SoHo and Little Italy, Despana is a café and gourmet food boutique specializing in Spanish cuisine. The black shelves... Read More

DessertTruck, the popular West Village confectionary on wheels dreamed up by a former Le Cirque pastry chef and his Columbia Business School... Read More

Be prepared to wait. And wait. And wait. Since 1964, Domenico DeMarco has been making one pizza at a time at his shop in the melting pot of Midwood,... Read More

The winged logo and sleek metallic and bright red design that front this Chinatown joint set the tone for the whole Dim Sum Go Go experience. The... Read More

Restaurateur Andrew Tarlow opened this tiny bistro under the Williamsburg Bridge in 1999 and unwittingly set Brooklyn's farm-to-table renaissance in... Read More

"Anyone can cook a hamburger—leave the vegetables to the professionals." So says chef Amanda Cohen on the website of her buzzing Lower East Side... Read More

Inside the buzzy Ludlow Hotel you'll find this French-inspired bistro by Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi, and Jeff Zalaznik. Dishes begin French, but end up... Read More

Distilled is a master at elevating casual pub food. Start with the free popcorn, then move on to gochujang-spiced wings, brussels sprouts with fish... Read More

In a weathered cottage on Sag Harbor’s wharf, groupies line up at the Dock House for the clam chowder and steamed lobsters; the live specimens are... Read More

French pâtissier Dominque Ansel—who gained international fame after inventing the now oft-imitated “cronut”—opened this location, his second in New York... Read More

Combining a lively, party-like atmosphere with gourmet Mexican cuisine, Dos Caminos is a popular spot for after-work drinks, birthday celebrations, and... Read More

You can get this bakery’s oversized yeast doughnuts, topped with everything from passion fruit cream to chocolate and salted caramel, at dozens of... Read More

Mark Isreal has been turning out what can only be described as craft doughnuts from this trendy, Lower East Side locale since 1994, but the basic... Read More

The restaurant has the city’s most welcoming service, an organic earth-toned design, and a treasure in its creative, French Laundry–trained... Read More

Set in a pristine indoor shopping mall in Flushing, this food lovers' mecca serves over 100 different varieties of dumplings. Pork, vegetable, seafood,... Read More

Bring a bottle of rosé to Duryea’s Lobster Deck, set on a rocky Montauk outcropping and renowned for its well-priced lobster. Just be... Read More

Most of the ingredients at this diner in downtown Williamsburg come from its own six-acre, organic farm located 2.5 hours north and provide fresh... Read More

Go early to this maddeningly popular spot, which fills up with hipsters and the occasional celebrity (Madonna has been spotted here), or brave the... Read More

Opened by Venezuelan native Luis “Lucho” Quintero in 2004, El Cocotero offers guests fresh, authentic Venezuelan cuisine. Start your meal... Read More

Consistently named among the best Mexican restaurants in Manhattan, El Paso has three uptown locations including this lively outpost on Lexington Avenue... Read More

Tia Pol, the only truly authentic tapas bar in New York City, spawned an equally lovable sibling in the western reaches of Chelsea. The pint-size creamy... Read More

Never content to rest on its laurels (which include three Michelin stars and the title of "Best Restaurant in North America"), Eleven Madison Park now... Read More

It takes patience (and commitment) to get a table at this maddeningly popular pizza place on an otherwise unremarkable stretch of Fulton Street, but the... Read More

EN Japanese Brasserie in the West Village offers izakaya dining in a setting explicitly crafted to evoke the Tokyo experience. Lofty ceilings and large... Read More

The flagship location of Daniel Boulud's patisserie sells house-made charcuterie, artisanal cheeses, and freshly baked breads and pastries, as well as... Read More

This partnership between chef Dave Pasternack, Mario Batali, and Joe Bastianich is known for its dedication to Italian seafood. (Esca means "bait" in... Read More

Bright green, Caribbean turquoise, and sunshine-like yellow cover the walls of this colorful, Brazilian and South American Bistro in the East Village.... Read More

What began as a lone fruit and vegetable stand in 1933 is now a multistory gourmet grocery store in the Upper West Side, known for its vast displays of... Read More

Chef Iacopo Falai's brilliant trifecta of Italian eateries illuminates the culinary scene in SoHo. Although his main restaurant is temporarily... Read More

Fanelli Café on Prince Street has been a SoHo tradition since 1847—a cozy corner spot with a simple, black street-level facade and English ivy vines... Read More

Zak Pelaccio is a shaggy, pork-loving genius whose food takes elements of laid-back locavorism, the slow-smoke traditions of southern BBQ, and the sweet... Read More

A cross between a funky Southeast Asian dive bar and a hip West Village restaurant, Fatty Crab is half bright red walls and mismatched tableware, half... Read More

With a prime spot on the corner of McCarren Park, this buzzy bistro is perfect for people-watching over a delicious meal. It's got everything you would... Read More

This farmhouse-inspired restaurant in Prospect Heights brings a distinct countryside spirit to the city with displayed farm equipment, 19th-century... Read More

Flor de Mayo, on the Upper West Side, serves Chinese, Spanish and Peruvian cuisine from noon to midnight daily and enjoys a good reputation for its... Read More

13 vendors sell Honduran tacos, Mexican huaraches, Ecuadoran ceviche, and other delicious treats to spectators and players alike (a semi-pro league... Read More

This rustic-yet-urbane cozy local favorite serves fabulous Italian food. Try the homemade cavatelli in sage brown butter with slices of spicy sausage.... Read More

This husband-and-wife-owned, Brooklyn-based pizzeria and restaurant is as much a lesson in simplistic food preparations as it is in environmental... Read More

Freemans in the lower East Side is easy to miss, as it's tucked at the end of a cobblestone alley with only small hanging lights to guide you. Once... Read More

Passing by this hole in the wall restaurant on Mosco Street in Chinatown, there are few exterior attributes to catch the eye. It’s tiny, with just... Read More

The restaurant is known for its farm-to-table menu and 18,000-plus-bottle wine cellar. Read More

Gabriel Kreuther's new eponymous Midtown temple to Alsatian food gives the James Beard award–winning chef the room to indulge fully his impeccable... Read More

You know what sort of food to expect when you pass through the Mexican Mission-style doors of Gabriela's in the upper West Side. Inside are bright green... Read More

Head to this cozy Theater District spot for some pre-show snacks and wine (there are 45 available by the glass). Simple wood tables set the stage for... Read More

This casual, wooden-booth-lined restaurant already had a cult following when renowned chef Tadashi Ono revamped the menu; now the modern Japanese joint... Read More

The French-inspired Japanese cuisine at Geisha, in the upper East Side, is at once complex and elegant, as is the ambiance. Dark maple wood walls are... Read More

The restaurant that put Fort Greene on the map, this immensely popular neighborhood spot turns out excellent fried chicken, burgers, and other comfort... Read More

Located in Belmont at the corner of War Memorial Park, this casual, family-run Italian restaurant has been a neighborhood favorite for years. Inside,... Read More

Gig Shack serves "global surf cuisine," including fish tacos and a soft-shell crab BLT. Stick around long enough to watch a local musician drop in for... Read More

Located in the New York Palace Hotel in a space formerly occupied by Le Cirque, Gilt seeks to reflect the early 20th century opulence of its setting,... Read More

A local coffee shop chain based out of Ithaca, Gimme! Coffee has locations in upstate New York and in New York City. At this tiny Williamsburg... Read More

In-the-know New Yorkers head to this lavish Chinese joint for some of the best Cantonese food in the city (their dim sum brunch, where waiters wheel... Read More

Thirty-five years ago, Eileen Weinberg opened a take-out eatery under an arcade on the western edge of the Broadway Theatre District, where she offered... Read More

Dress smartly if heading to Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, an elegant dining room helmed by Ramsay protégé Markus Glocker and installed within... Read More

For a light dinner, try tender littleneck clams with a gorgeous view of the harbor. Read More

A Greenwich Village institution since 1984, the James Beard Award-winning Gotham Bar & Grill is an ever-evolving landmark, consistently introducing... Read More

With eight different vendors under one roof, this food hall has something for every palate. The best way to tackle it: Go with a group and sample bites... Read More

Owned by Jody Williams and Michael Bull, Gottino is, in Williams' own words, a “gastroteca,” or Italian gastropub. Located in New York City... Read More

Chef Michael Anthony’s daily-changing menu evolves with the seasons and what’s fresh at the Union Square greenmarket, where he sources ingredients.... Read More

Skip DUMBO's touristy restaurants and head to Gran Eléctrica for some of Brooklyn's best margaritas and Mexican food. Inside, custom wallpaper creates a... Read More

Grand Army is a staple neighborhood seafood temple and bar run by a group of Brooklyn restaurateur standouts. The airy, vintage-inspired space is a... Read More

Every Sunday from May through October the entrance to Prospect Park at Grand Army Plaza is home to the Food Truck Rally, a gathering of food trucks... Read More

Opened in 1913, tucked in the vaulted subterranean chambers of Grand Central Station, the Oyster Bar serves two million bivalves a year. On a good night... Read More

Some New Yorkers cite Papaya King as the penultimate hot dog, but for many natives, there's no substitute for Gray's Papaya. Gray's may have been a... Read More

What Great New York Noodle Town in Chinatown lacks in decor, it makes up for in cheap, but good food and speedy service. Hanging meats and chopping... Read More

"Chinatown's Great NY Noodletown is one of the great late-night restaurants in Manhattan. Often, in the wee hours when all of New York's chefs are... Read More

The Grill Room at the Four Seasons on East 52nd Street is a New York City classic—with the price tag to prove it. For more than 50 years its... Read More

Originally intended as a simple neighborhood eatery, owners Sharon Pachter and Charles Kiely have gained recognition for executing a small menu of... Read More

Originally opened in 1908, "the Grotta" is an institution in New York City’s Little Italy. This inviting restaurant features dark wood chairs,... Read More

Even those not in the neighborhood don't mind the trek over to the East Village for the ultra-thin crust of Gruppo’s pies. A simple red awning... Read More

Gusto Ristorante and Bar bills itself “as close to actually dining in Italy as it gets.” This West Village neighborhood eatery has won the... Read More

This solar-powered restaurant does things a little differently: Cuban and Mexican food is ordered at a counter, and taken to picnic tables in an patio... Read More

"For a taste of after-dark Tokyo-style eating in New York, I often find myself at Hagi. Not only is it hidden down a set of stairs just off Times Square... Read More

Rolf Babiel opened the Midtown Hallo Berlin food cart in 1981 (the first of its kind in New York) and soon after, it became affectionately and widely... Read More

The Hampton Chutney Co. in SoHo serves hot, crispy dosas and doughy uttapas, but it's the fresh, homemade chutneys that make this Indian fare stand out.... Read More

After closing the original Harry's in 2003, the son of the original owner reopened and revived the space in 2006 by dividing it into two parts: one... Read More

Smell the roses while lunching on scallop-laden bruschetta in the magnificent Tuscan-inspired garden. Read More

Living up to the restaurant’s name, the servers at Hearth, located near Stuyvesant Town, are committed to providing old-fashioned, small town... Read More

Fans of Law & Order will recognize the squat brick building and neon-yellow sign of Hector's Cafe and Diner in the Meatpacking District. Opened in... Read More

Chef Jorge Pareja elevates classic Mexican dishes to new heights at his popular Hell’s Kitchen restaurant. Standout Nouvelle Mexican dishes... Read More

Tucked in the back of a marina, this open-air restaurant is worth seeking out for its grilled Mexican corn on the cob. Read More

The Big Apple has become a barbecue battleground lately, but our award for the smokiest, juiciest cue goes to this big raucous space that seems to have... Read More

The Scene: One of the early dining clubs on the NYC scene, this five-year-old self-proclaimed “culinary speakeasy” is still smoking&mdash... Read More

There's no shortage of good Szechuan cuisine in New York City, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't explore your options. Hot Kitchen serves up the... Read More

A food court that redefines the genre, Hudson Eats is a sleek, sweeping hall in Battery Park City's Brookfield Place housing high-end and sought-after... Read More

This Park Slope restaurant is a favorite of locals and features Italian-inspired dishes served in a stylish vintage space. Hugo & Sons is open for... Read More

Across from St. John the Divine (the world's biggest neo-Gothic cathedral) and its gardens (yes, those are live peacocks!) flutter the red-and-white... Read More

Housed in a former antique shop, this charming East Village enoteca run by restaurateur Donna Lennard offers a menu of Italian and Spanish dishes. The... Read More

The original Il Buco a block away started life as an antique shop and evolved into a homey, well-loved trattoria. This operation is purpose-built for... Read More

Installed in a small, sunny storefront in East Harlem, Il Caffe Latte is a tidy, red-brick neighborhood café serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner... Read More

Styled after an old farmhouse, this restaurant on East 10th Street sports a wood-framed exterior with a green awning, providing a rather subtle... Read More

The restaurant is owned by six native fishermen who unload their daily catch less than 150 feet away from the restaurant. For fish any fresher—in... Read More

Located in Times Square inside the Michelangelo Hotel, this Italian restaurant was designed by Italian architect Andrea Auletta and boasts bleached... Read More

This imported ramen restaurant caused a stir when it first landed in New York. The wait can still be pretty long but it's always worth it. Their... Read More

There’s a hippy, trippy kind of rough-hewn beauty to this Williamsburg outpost from Taavo Somer (Freemans, Peels). Step inside the cozy restaurant,... Read More

This wildly popular ramen shop hailed by top chefs like David Chang comes from an unlikely source: Ivan Orkin, a self-described Jewish guy from Long... Read More

This smartly decorated Japanese restaurant and bar with an Irish-pub feel benefits from its location in the heart of Chelsea’s gallery scene.... Read More

Jack's Luxury Oyster Bar in the East Village gives a nod to New England with its knotty-pine bar, red and white checked walls, seascape paintings, and... Read More

In areas beloved by tourists, like the West Village, genuinely great coffee shops that still attract a local crowd are thin on the ground. This is a... Read More

This Upper West Side institution has heavy Southern comfort food down to a tee—buttermilk fried chicken, just-baked biscuits, cheesy grits, crafts brews... Read More

Owned by pastry chef Jacques Torres, also known as Mr. Chocolate, this seasonal ice cream shop is located adjacent to his original chocolate store. Ins... Read More

Bryan Calvert, chef and co- owner of James in Brooklyn, New York, loves the versatility of his supermoist lemon pound cake: He uses it to make... Read More

From the location to the decor to the food, Jean-Georges in the Upper West Side is all about sophistication. Internationally-known chef and owner Jean... Read More

Join the Third Wave of the New York coffee revolution. Joe the Art of Coffee cafe in the East Village is placing NYC on the map for top quality coffee.... Read More

Founded in 1975, Joe’s Pizza is a Greenwich Village mainstay serving what is, arguably, the best pizza in New York City. Locals, tourists, and... Read More

What good New Yorker doesn’t crave a 2 a.m. slice? Stroll to the Brooklyn outpost of Joe’s Pizza where Park Slope’s partiers finish... Read More

British ex-pats can settle in for a pint and a taste of home at this Upper East Side gastropub, which serves classic dishes like bangers and mash and... Read More

After riding the morning waves, everyone gathers for breakfast burritos and chai lattes at Joni's. Read More

This Tribeca coffee shop is always buzzing, and not just because of the great coffee served by the friendly baristas. The decor is simple—long, communal... Read More

A Lower East Side institution since 1888, Katz's Deli is more than a restaurant—it's part of the New York zeitgeist. The place appears in books and... Read More

Jampacked nightly despite its oversized proportions, this restaurant on the Upper West Side is a popular destination for reasonably priced Greek cuisine... Read More

In Ye Olde Days there was New York–style pizza. It was available by the floppy, foldable, roof-of-your-mouth-scalding slice on every corner from... Read More

Chef Soulayphet Schwader brings highly underrated Laotian cuisine to Tribeca with Khe-Yo. The restaurant's version of pre-meal bread and butter is an... Read More

When you want a meal consisting of comfort food like mom used to cook, head over to the Kitchenette Uptown in Morningside Heights. The diner has a... Read More

Sitting down in the ultra-swank Kittichai on the ground floor of 60 Thompson Hotel in SoHo, you might get the impression that the restaurant itself is... Read More

In the heart of NYC’s Greenwich Village sits this neighborhood favorite. Established in 1977, Knickerbocker Bar & Grill features wood-paneled... Read More

Located in the East Village, Chef David Chang's latest, two-Michelin-star eatery is not easy to get into. Avant garde in its approach to fine... Read More

The team at Krupa Grocery brings a bright and seasonal menu to Windsor Terrace with a focus on local ingredients from breakfast until dinner. Locals who... Read More

Keep a careful eye out for the entrance to this sushi haven in Midtown. With just a small sign and a door, chef Toshihiro Uezo’s restaurant is... Read More

Super-sized pricing and exquisite décor mark this subterranean Japanese restaurant high end for the East Village. A go-to destination for kaiseki... Read More

Stop by this charming neighborhood restaurant for a taste of Gabe and Katherine Thompson's soulful modern Italian food. The intimate spot is a lovely... Read More

L’Artusi, the second venture from Gabriel Thompson and Joe Campanale (the duo behind popular West Village restaurant Dell’anima), is a... Read More

Located in the Four Seasons, the New York branch of celebrity chef Joël Robuchon's L’Atelier serves many of the signature French dishes... Read More

Although located in Chelsea, this Parisian style patisserie has a long glass case filled with sweets ranging from fruit tarts to fluffy almond... Read More

La Bottega Italian restaurant in Chelsea is a surprising find, being housed in the lobby of the Maritime Hotel. The funky trattoria is tiled in white,... Read More

Don't be fooled by the no frills taco counter on the main floor; the real restaurant is hidden downstairs. The dimly lit subterranean den is known for... Read More

One of the city’s few remaining traditional French restaurants, La Grenouille is still a top choice for special occasion dining, more than... Read More

This small Flatiron trattoria is one of just two New York pizzerias serving authentic Neapolitan pies certified by the Associazione Vera Pizza... Read More

There's nothing from the outside that would indicate this humble neighborhood restaurant on a quiet Cobble Hill corner is a world-class tapas restaurant... Read More

A little piece of France is located in JFK International Airport's sleek Terminal 5, which in 2009 became the home of JetBlue Airways. With its white... Read More

Just a half block off Times Square, the Lambs Club restaurant inside the Chatwal Hotel is home to one of the better bars in Midtown, which is chockfull... Read More

A restaurant in trendy TriBeCa, Marc Murphy's Landmarc is well known for its mix of nouveau French and Italian cuisine. Ample choices range from t... Read More

An unassuming, cozy French bistro with just a handful of tables and a wonderful wine list (for both bottles and by the glass). Every day at 6 p.m., the... Read More

Legendary chef Eric Ripert's seafood-centric tasting menu at Le Bernardin is the ultimate indulgence. The three-Michelin-starred restaurant consistently... Read More

Situated on 5th Avenue in the historic and affluent Upper East Side, Le Caprice is the stateside cousin of a famous brasserie in London with the same... Read More

Now in its third home in Midtown, this nationally acclaimed restaurant was first established by Sirio Maccioni in 1974. Designed by Adam Tihany, the... Read More

This Queens institution puts all other Italian ices to shame. Run by the same family for over 60 years, the Corona storefront offers flavors that extend... Read More

Tin ceilings, red brick walls lined with the works of local artists, and rough-hewn wood planks give this specialty coffee house a cozy feel. Run by two... Read More

Weighing in at slightly less than half a pound, Levain's could-be-meals cookies are big, but you'll still wish you had just one more bite after you've... Read More

Jonathan Benno, the former chef de cuisine at the Michelin three-starred Per Se opened Lincoln in 2010. Housed in a glass-encased space designed by... Read More

Surrounded by the high-end boutiques and galleries of Orchard Street, this tiny restaurant is housed in a turn-of-the-century tenement building on the... Read More

At Little Park, Andrew Carmellini gets creative with small plates meant for sharing. Instead of tomatoes, burrata comes with strawberries, and arctic... Read More

Max Dannis, a former management consultant, and his wife, architect Linda Gatter, opened the restaurant Local 111 in Philmont in 2006. Linda and Max,... Read More

Located inside Robert DeNiro’s trendy Greenwich Hotel, this Italian restaurant (which is run by chef Andrew Carmellini) has had New Yorkers and tourists... Read More

Located inside a restored, turn-of-the-century pharmacy that retains its original signage, this moody little spot serves exceptional Tuscan food. Go for... Read More

Carroll Gardens is a historically Italian neighborhood with plenty of pizzerias, so the fact that Lucali consistently has a two-hour wait speaks volumes... Read More

New American in a renovated 1863 mansion. Read More

At this West Village eatery, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich successfully recreate a traditional Roman osteria (a casual eatery serving wine and simple... Read More

With oversize porthole windows and glossy wood paneling, Soho’s Lure Fishbar resembles the cabin of a luxury yacht. The seafood-focused menu... Read More

Don’t be fooled by the unassuming painted-brick storefront: M. Wells Steakhouse might give off a casual vibe, but its food is seriously good. Run by... Read More

The latest from the burgeoning Momofuku restaurant empire, fiercely gifted executive chef Tien Ho offers French-Vietnamese cuisine in Midtown Manhattan.... Read More

The carhops deliver burgers at this retro joint. Read More

Located in the Meatpacking District, Macelleria—Italian for “butcher shop”—is a Tuscan-style steakhouse situated in a former... Read More

The Iron Chef's restaurant has been open since 2008, but it still remains a local favorite for its bold flavors. Don't miss Forgione's take on classics... Read More

Chef Michael White’s third New York City restaurant, Marea, is, as the name implies, a tribute to the harmonious union of seafood and Italian... Read More

Styling itself as the "home of Cuban cuisine" in New York, Margon is a neighborhood favorite for its authentic fare and unpretentious atmosphere.... Read More

Located on the corner of Carmine and Bedford Streets in the West Village, this airy restaurant has large windows to take in passers-by. Exposed brick... Read More

From homemade Belgian waffles to 30-plus Belgian beers—many of which are used to prepare authentic dishes—this Chelsea brasserie serves the... Read More

This intimate and super-casual restaurant near the Williamsburg Bridge serves only one or two varieties a night, but the oysters are exceptionally fresh... Read More

Chef Nick Anderer proved his Roman-cuisine mettle at Maialino, the acclaimed Danny Meyers–owned restaurant at the Gramery Park Hotel. Now he's applying... Read More

Named after a style of country house found in the south of France, Mas is a French-inspired eatery in the heart of New York’s Greenwich Village.... Read More

Patience grasshopper, there are some restaurants where experience trumps food. In the Time Warner Center in Columbus Circle, you’ll be transported... Read More

Situated in Chelsea’s Maritime Hotel, Matsuri fills an unusual niche in the Japanese restaurant scene. For starters, it’s enormous, with... Read More

Feel like a local at this red-clapboard locale, which has an outdoor patio; its pubby meals are filling, and the homey vibe is even more nourishing. Read More

Dedicated to creating “a new chocolate culture,” Max Brenner, who often refers to himself as "the bald man," opened this restaurant devoted... Read More

Chef/owner Lev Gewirtzman prepares delicious, seasonal fare with an emphasis on seafood (think rock shrimp risotto with asparagus and Tasso ham). Come... Read More

On the corner of 2nd Ave. and 66th St., this Upper East Side Italian restaurant greets guests with a wraparound patio that opens to the main dining room... Read More

Walking into Megu in Tribeca, you might be forgiven for thinking you’d mistakenly entered a museum, gallery, cultural center, or all of the above.... Read More

Opened by a former pastry chef, Melt Bakery elevates the simple ice cream sandwich into a decadent treat. Fresh ice cream and cookies are made daily in... Read More

Mexico City—born chef Patricio Sandoval reinterprets traditional Mexican cuisine using local ingredients at this East Village taqueria. Part... Read More

A rustic trattoria run by an Italian-born chef, Mercato is the type of neighborhood restaurant we all wish we had. The menu shows hints of the chef's... Read More

Mercato is an Italian gem, the dining room’s creamy walls full of everyday cheer. Francesco Buitoni, red bandanna–clad descendant of the... Read More

As New Yorkers have been swept up in the barbecue craze, there have been a smattering of chefs who have crafted their skills in Texas or the Carolinas... Read More

At Mile End Delicatessen, in Brooklyn, Noah and Rae Bernamoff serve Montreal-style bagels; Noah is from Montreal and, as is typical, thinks their bagels... Read More

A riff on the deliterias that dominate in Midtown, this rabbi-supervised Kosher deli is located not far from the Diamond District. Serving old-school... Read More

Christina Tosi's Milk Bar empire is now in evidence with locations all across New York City. But this is the original one, and it's always worth the... Read More

Andrew Carmellini, the chef behind downtown's Locanda Verde, has a thing for European airport seafood bars. It's no wonder, then, that he's planning to... Read More

Located in the East Village, this intimate dining spot serves only one option: a prix fixe tasting menu. The two-star Michelin award winning Ko has only... Read More

The noodle bar that launched a career. When then unknown chef David Chang opened this unassuming East Village spot in the summer of 2004, no one—least... Read More

With a mile-long list of accolades and awards—and even longer waits for stools at his East Village dining bars—the Korean-American cook David Chang is... Read More

Housed in a former foodcart garage, this mostly-Korean hot spot offers a space far more expansive than most in this low-rise neighborhood. A vinyl jazz... Read More

Woks and fryers have no place in the open kitchen that dominates this tiny café, where the emphasis is on grilled and steamed pan-Asian dishes... Read More

Styled after a country estate, restaurateur Keith McNally’s Waverly Place trattoria frames its rustic furnishings—farmhouse-style tables and... Read More

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto brings superb Japanese and Asian fusion cuisine to the Chelsea neighborhood with his trendy restaurant Morimoto. The... Read More

Edward Moro did stints in Napa and Oregon wine country before becoming head chef at the Mirbeau Inn & Spa, in the Finger Lakes resort town of... Read More

Out in Williamsburg, Motorino’s owner, Mathieu Palombino, brings a serious résumé to the dough game. After working under culinary... Read More

Although Moutarde passed as a mid-century French bistro in the 2009 film Julie & Julia, the Park Slope restaurant was renovated a year later to... Read More

Originally launched as a pop-up, Mu Ramen quickly became known as one of the best slurp shops in the city. Now ramen lovers line up for a bowl of the... Read More

Serving an extensive menu of pan-Asian fare, this cash-only restaurant is housed inside two adjacent storefronts in the Park Slope neighborhood. The... Read More

This gorgeous restaurant adds a much-desired element of casual finesse to the East Village. Nestled underneath hotelier Andre Balaz's the Standard East... Read More

After going through an ownership change in 2010, Won Jo became New Won Jo and with the new name came a kitchen overhaul, a new venting system for the... Read More

The most coveted reservation continues to be East Hampton’s 24-year-old Nick & Toni’s, which is a who’s who: Howard Stern, Lou... Read More

If you haven’t found your neighborhood Vietnamese sandwich shop (everyone should have one), Nicky’s is a good place to begin. If it’s... Read More

Inspired by the culinary culture of Vietnam's open-air markets, chef Robert Newton serves ever-so-slightly reinterpreted versions of classic dishes that... Read More

Though little more than curved counter and an assembly line of La Marzocco machines, this Chelsea Market cafe quickly serves some of New York's best... Read More

The original No. 7 outpost in Fort Greene has been overshadowed by the brand's sandwich shop in the Ace Hotel, but this more spacious dining room still... Read More

In 2005, Robert De Niro convinced famous Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa to bring his unique style of Asian fusion to midtown New York (De Niro is now a c... Read More

This inventive Japanese restaurant named after head chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa is a Tribeca fixture. Nobu evokes the Japanese countryside with David... Read More

Daniel Humm and Will Guidara—the award-winning team behind the fine-dining institution Eleven Madison Park—prove they are equally adept in creating an... Read More

At Norma’s inside Le Parker Meridian hotel in Midtown, meals start with a shot of fruit smoothie before glasses of freshly squeezed orange juice ... Read More

The restaurant is owned by Gerry Hayden, who was the chef at Aureole in New York, and his wife, Claudia Fleming, who worked with Tom Colicchio at... Read More

A truly innovative dining concept, Obikà is a restaurant with a menu based entirely on the Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP, or mozzarella... Read More

Inside a new location just west of Rockefeller Center, Oceana continues to deliver the fresh, creative seafood that has earned it a Michelin Star for... Read More

Oddfellows offers 12 rotating flavors of ice cream and sorbet, classically composed banana splits, sundaes and floats, and new innovations like the... Read More

Red neon letters above a striped awning and patio tables announce the West Broadway address of this popular TriBeCa American-French bistro and gathering... Read More

Stop for steamed mussels or sesame-crusted yellowfin tuna in wild-berry sauce. Read More

A large cow sculpture suspended in front of the brick façade marks the entrance of the Old Homestead, New York’s first steakhouse. Opened... Read More

Olmsted feels like a slice of pastoral life in the middle of Prospect Heights. Upon arrival, diners are ushered into the back garden, where quails nest... Read More

Simple and understated describes both the decor and food at Omai in Chelsea. Black chairs, white tablecloths, and softly glowing lanterns adorn this... Read More

This small, easy-to-miss spot in Midtown East is just a few quick strides from Grand Central and is the ideal pit stop for a quick lunch break or... Read More

Just blocks from historic Washington Square sits Mario Batali's Otto Pizzeria and Enoteca. The bustling atmosphere is reminiscent of an Italian train... Read More

Opened in 2001 in New York City's Upper West Side, Ouest Restaurant serves up Nouveau American cuisine. Inside the well-lit dining room, red-and-white... Read More

If the fact that they have a pizza named after Martha Stewart (aptly called the "Martha") doesn't convince you, the open-space pizza oven will. The... Read More

A favorite among locals, Palazzo offers a modern take on classic Italian fare. Read More

The relaunch in 2010, following a 15-month hiatus, aims to make the Palm Court more friendly and modern, dropping the jacket requirement and silencing... Read More

Situated in the West Village, this family-owned Italian eatery uses recipes passed down for generations and produce from local farms to create... Read More

Born in Bangkok, chef Pam Panyasiri now brings the flavors of her homeland to Hell’s Kitchen at this no-frills, cash-only café.... Read More

A local favorite for champagne brunch, this small French bistro in the Meatpacking District is named after the Provençal town of Le Paradou,... Read More

Translated, Parea means “a group of friends.” It’s a fitting name for this Flatiron neighborhood bistro, which serves small... Read More

If you're looking for a solid brunch spot to kick off your day exploring Greenpoint, look no further than Park Luncheonette. Park Luncheonette is known... Read More

For a Sex in the City moment, stop by Carrie's favorite restaurant, Pastis, in the Meatpacking District. Locally-renowned owner, Keith McNally, has... Read More

Patsy's Pizzeria first opened its doors in 1933 in East Harlem and has been making "old world" style pizza ever since. The thin crust, oven-baked pizza... Read More