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
171 Spring St between W Broadway & Thompson Sts
Boqueria is a local tapas joint, offering small plates and tastings of imported ingredients like jamón Serrano and Catalonian goat’s milk cheese. There’s a twelve-seat marble bar lining the... Read More
Brooklyn - 298 Bedford Ave between South 1st and Grand St
The real draws at this Williamsburg hotspot from La Barricou’s Joshua Boissy are the absinthe and oysters, despite delicious dinner and weekend brunch menus. A U-shaped marble bar frames the... Read More
47 E. Houston St at Mulberry St
Estela falls into that appealing new class of restaurants that turn out fine-dining caliber fare, minus the upscale fussiness: no foams or tweezered microgreen garnishes, no thick draperies creating... Read More
142 Mercer St at Prince St
Underneath the Prada store on Mercer Street lies Lure Fishbar, the Soho seafood mecca for those with glamorous looks and good taste. Once you step downstairs, the beautiful interior of Lure stuns... Read More
38 E 19th St between Broadway & Park Ave Sotuh
Jean-Georges Vongerichten has gained immense praise in the New York restaurant scene for ABC Kitchen, and due to the raging success of the brand he opened ABC Cocina in April 2013. Does the magic of... Read More