Nom Wah Tea Parlor
Found down a winding, old-world curve of Doyers Street, deep in Chinatown, and once you enter you’re immediately overcome by the charm and ancient ambiance of the place.
Pig & Khao
A colorful, fun, authentic, and cozy Southeast Asian restaurant in the Lower East Side.
145 Duane Street
This is one of our most favorite spots for great sushi at way more relaxed prices than some of its more self-serious sushi neighbors.
105 Hudson Street
A true classic that has stood the test of time in the ever-growing sushi restaurant universe.
Ichimura at Brushstroke
30 Hudson St
In keeping with Japanese tradition, Ichimura at Brushstroke is tiny, hard-to-spot, and jewel-like in both ambiance and quality.
121 Hudson St., New York, NY
A TriBeCa institution since 1978 and a favorite of the 80’s art scene, the dining room quite literally dangles its credentials point blank: featuring ominous, jumbo-sized original portraits.
430 Lafayette St., New York, NY
Since 1984, Indochine has been an amalgam of tropical-bordello décor, French-Vietnamese cuisine and a playground for artists and celebrities.
Blue Ribbon Sushi
119 Sullivan St. New York, NY
Open until 2am, Blue Ribbon Sushi is another popular haunt among restaurant industry insiders.