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bluehill

Blue Hill

75 Washington Place between 6th Avenue and Macdougal Street
(212) 539-1776
bluehillfarm.com

While Blue Hill at Stone Barns, located 45 minutes north of New York, is an internationally renowned foodie destination, eschewing farm-to-table and bringing the table straight to the farm, lesser... Read More

ChercheMidi

Cherche Midi

280 Bowery, New York between Stanton and East Houston
(212) 226-3055
www.cherchemidiny.com

Taking over the space of his short-lived Italian experiment Pulino’s, Cherche Midi is Keith McNally back to do what Keith McNally does best: a downtown New York take on the classic French bistro,... Read More

Hirohisa

Hirohisa

73 Thompson Street between Spring & Broome Sts.
(212) 925-1613
hirohisa-nyc.com

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

Bâtard

BÂTARD

235-239 West Broadway between White and Walker Sts.
212-219-2777
myriadrestaurantgroup.com/batard

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

Claudette

Claudette

24 5th Avenue between 9th and 10th Sts.
212-868-2424
claudettenyc.com

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

Russ & Daughters Cafe

Russ & Daughters Cafe

127 Orchard St. Rivington and Delancey Sts.
212-475-4881

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

Il Mulino

Il Mulino

86 W 3rd St between Thompson & Sullivan Sts
(212) 673-3783

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

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Contra

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