8 Stuyvesant Street
This tiny, tough to find Japanese speakeasy has become an East Village institution, thanks to expertly made cocktails and a strict adherence to quality, elegance, and the rules. The bar …
85 Orchard Street
With a small two-room dining area and a carry-out business that’s beloved by LES locals, An Choi has become known for a selection of Vietnamese bahn mi sandwiches, pho soups …
The Strand Book Store
Since 1927, The Strand Book Store has become quite a hallmark of New York’s East Village. One of the store’s managers, Darren Sutherland likes to muse on the store’s prime …
Russ & Daughters At The Jewish Museum
179 East Houston
After more than a century of operating solely in the LES, Russ and Daughters has opened a brand new location on the bottom floor of the Jewish Museum. Upon …
The Lucky Bee
252 Broome Street
Self-proclaimed “Farm-to-Table Asian” cuisine is served up by former Fat Radish sous Chef, Matty Bennett at The Lucky Bee in a funky, bright and energetic restaurant in the LES. This …
177 Chrystie Street
Supreme restaurateur powers, Taavo Somer (Freemans) and Carlos Quirarte (The Smile), have put their culinary minds together to bring the people, Le Turtle. The minimalistic, intimate dining setting has been …
49 Canal Street
This Chinatown eatery has had wild success since opening their original 18-seat outpost. The menu at Dimes is reflective of the young and creative people who frequent this health-minded diner.
35 Orchard Street
Cheeky’s is the sort of ramshackle place that looks like it might turn out one hell of a sandwich, and indeed it does.
280 Bowery, New York
Cherche Midi is Keith McNally doing what Keith McNally does best: a downtown New York take on the classic French bistro.