New York

Restaurants in New York

Resto, French slang for a casual restaurant, opened its doors in 2007. Owner Christian Pappanicholas wanted to create a casual Gramercy Park neighborhood spot with bar and sidewalk seating that served Belgian fare.

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 name.

Cuban and Mexican prove a wining combination at this lively little Nolita café. The ambience starts with bright blue exterior and extends indoors with colorful tiles and a stainless steel counter, resulting in a kind of cross-cultural diner effect.

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.

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

The noodle bar that launched a career.

Situated on the border of SoHo and Little Italy, Despana is a café and gourmet food boutique specializing in Spanish cuisine. The black shelves are packed with cookbooks and the finest olive oils, vinegars and preserves from Spain.


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. Inside, the dim restaurant is adorned with chalkboard menus and an unusual chandelier hung with colorful barware.

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

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 a unique accompaniment specifically created to bring out its best flavor.