73 Thompson Street between Spring & Broome Sts.
For those whose familiarity of Japanese food extends only as far as the menus of their local Sushi restaurant, the cuisine from chef Hirohisa Hiyashi will come as a revelation. The room itself is a... Read More
235-239 West Broadway between White and Walker Sts.
TriBeCa had a high-profile renaissance in the 1990’s as the residential neighborhood of choice for wealthy young families of a certain artistic sentiment; and two men played figurehead for the... Read More
428 Greenwich St. Laight & Vestry Sts.
In the former Greenwich Grill space is Tribeca’s newest soba izakaya, Daruma-Ya. The menu features modern Japanese small dishes, all built to be shared by the table, as well as handmade soba... Read More
127 Orchard St. Rivington and Delancey Sts.
Russ & Daughters Cafe is located on Orchard Street, a few blocks from the still perennially-packed takeout shop. For the first time in a century, smoked salmon hounds can sit down and enjoy... Read More
23 Commerce St between 7th Ave & Bedford St
Sushi Nakazawa, the namesake West Village haunt of Chef Daisuke Nakazawa, is an instant-hit with both sushi aficionados and novices alike. Nakazawa is a protégé of sushi master Jiro Ono, and was... Read More
138 Orchard St near Rivington St
(212) 466 4633
Contra, the hidden gem on an untraveled stretch of Orchard Street in the Lower East Side, is a new-American tasting menu destination. Unlike other precious tasting menus around town, this five-course... Read More
171 East Broadway near Essex St
Located in the “Two Bridges” area of the Lower East Side, Nick Curtin’s Rosette offers a contemporary American menu with delicious (and at times, unexpected) offerings. The chef,... Read More
303 Broome St between Forsyth & Eldridge Sts
Louie and Chan is a familial yet unexpected restaurant-venue hybrid on the Lower East Side in the heart of Chinatown. The inconspicuous-looking space holds a bustling trattoria, a private dining... Read More