24 5th Avenue between 9th and 10th Sts.
Transforming what had been a space for two previous restaurants that were somewhat stodgy into a light filled, airy space with French country accents; the folks at Claudette (who are also behind... 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
94 Chambers St between Church St & Broadway
Searching for a little je ne sais quoi in the neighborhood? Look no further than the Tribeca outpost of Racines, David Lanher’s renowned Parisian wine bar and bistro. It’s a spacious... 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
The most recent product from Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi’s restaurant group is Carbone, which opened to rave reviews by the most discerning food critics in the city. The restaurant pays homage... 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
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
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