Restaurants in New York
This rustic-yet-urbane cozy local favorite serves fabulous Italian food. Try the homemade cavatelli in sage brown butter with slices of spicy sausage. Then take home a can of their custom-blended spicy olive oil imported from Sicily.
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 the live harp.
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.
Created with the help of chef Michael Lomonaco of Porter House New York, Prime Tavern serves up dry-aged steaks and buttery lobster rolls accompanied by a beer list curated by Brooklyn Brewery's Garrett Oliver.
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 relaxed dinner.
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, spicy, fermented goodness of Southeast Asia and cobbles together a witty, funky, and yes, deliciously fatty style all his own.
Inspired by the eponymous Milanese café established in the 1930’s, Sant Ambroeus serves authentic Italian fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Billed as the “soufflé sanctuary,” this classic French bistro is housed in TriBeCa’s 1891 Fleming Smith Warehouse, a tall structure with green-trimmed gables and Romanesque-style arches.
Trendy trattoria. Originally a horse stable, this restaurant's downstairs lounge, Level V, was more recently a bondage-themed nightclub.
Pretty young things flirt by the light of flickering votives in this fabulously romantic brick-walled space that evokes a 1920's speakeasy half-hidden on a forlorn stretch of the Lower East Side.