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
428 Greenwich St. Laight & Vestry Sts.
This former Greenwich Grill space is home to one Tribeca’s finest soba izakaya, Daruma-Ya. The menu features modern Japanese small dishes, all built to be shared by the table, as well as handmade... 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
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
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
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