24 5th Avenue between 9th and 10th Sts.
The folks at Claudette (who are also behind Rosemary’s and Bobo) deserve applause for having given fresh life to a frequently shuttered address; transforming it into a light filled, airy space... 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
86 W 3rd St between Thompson & Sullivan Sts
Though Il Mulino New York now has a dozen locations around the country, and even the globe, their downtown location is the original. The vibe here is Old World; black-suited Italian waitstaff are... Read More
181 Thompson St. between Houston and Bleecker
Carbone, a more recent addition to Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi’s restaurant group, has received rave reviews by the most discerning food critics in the city. The restaurant pays homage to the... Read More
230 W 4th St at W 10th St
Alex Stupak opened Empellon because he thinks, quite simply, that “Mexican cooking is awesome.” He opened the doors to his taqueria with the intention of treating tacos with a high level of... Read More
235 W 12th St near Greenwich Ave
Some of our favorite places these days span that nebulous territory between bar and restaurant: now there’s Wallflower in the West Village, a collaboration between Xavier Herit, a longtime head... Read More
180 Spring St at Thompson St
Within walking distance of the Soho Grand, Bistro Les Amis provides everything one can want from a dining experience: friendly service, comfortable atmosphere and mouth-watering delights from start... Read More
349 E 12th St between 1st & 2nd Aves
“Pizza is our business” is the motto of Motorino Pizza. Since they originally opened in Brooklyn, they’ve expanded their business to the East Village. They’ve achieved immense... Read More