New York

Restaurants in New York

If you ask someone where they want to go out to eat, few consider a museum. The proprietors of Modern, located inside the Museum of Modern Art, aim to change that.

Occupying a former bodega in Lower Manhattan, WD~50 is acclaimed chef Wylie Dufresne's first venture where he is both the owner and chef.

This sleek, wooden East Village noodle bar has the right kind of hype—not the high-gloss, flashy, media type, but the street level, word-of-mouth kind. The reason?

Dedicated to creating “a new chocolate culture,” Max Brenner, who often refers to himself as "the bald man," opened this restaurant devoted solely to chocolate back in 2006.

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 legacy, combining “tradition with innovation.” At Da Umberto, you’ll be served authentic Italian food like raviolaci, pasta stuffed with mushrooms and t

The cozy copper-topped Monkey Bar draws from both pub and fine-dining menus (chicken pot pie and braised halibut).

Owned by Juilliard-scholar and opera-tenor Tommaso Verdillo, this family-friendly Italian restaurant is located in Bath Beach. The interior is marked by a large-scale, Renaissance-style wall painting of an outdoor-dining scene, which hangs above white linen-covered tables and high-backed, black-m

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-striped pendant lamps hang from the vaulted ceiling, and circular red leather booths create an intimate experience.

Owned by Jody Williams and Michael Bull, Gottino is, in Williams' own words, a “gastroteca,” or Italian gastropub. Located in New York City’s West Village, Gottino serves small plates alongside glasses of red and white wine (all from Italy, of course).

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 at Babbo—he’s 24—but his smart Italian wine list and herbal-infused cocktails at this always-packed new restaurant prove otherwise. Drinks $15.

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

Those looking for authentically vibrant South Indian vegetarian cooking will find nirvana at this Curry Hill lunch spot—a no-nonsense joint brightened with neon-pink and bright-orange panels.