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
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
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
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
210 6th Ave at Prince St
Since 1971, Souen has been offering natural organic food to New York diners, with the foremost priority being to serve delicious meals in keeping with good health. Their goal is for everyone... Read More
48 MacDougal St between Prince & King Sts
Chef Matt Rojas (formerly of Eleven Madison Park) does French-Asian fusion in this romantic Soho spot that looks like French Colonial Saigon during the 40s. The menus change monthly, but expect a... Read More
157 Duane St between Hudson St and West Broadway
Tribeca’s hottest new restaurant feels very much of the neighborhood – it has the brick walls, wooden floors, and spare chicness of many eateries below Canal Street – yet you know things are... Read More
9 Pell St near Bowery
At Joe’s Shanghai Restaurant, an unassuming spot in the heart of Chinatown, the dumplings are freshly made to order. Xiao long bao, or “little dumplings in the basket,” originated in... Read More