268 Sixth Ave., New York, NY
When the weather calls for al fresco dining, savvy New Yorkers head to Bar Pitti. This West Village trattoria is THE “see and be seen” place of summer.
47 Bond St., New York, NY
With a menu that changes nightly, fresh seafood fare is the order of the day—try the cod croquettes and octopus with Umbrian chickpeas and parsley over charred bruschetta.
211 Waverly Place, New York, NY
This bustling eatery – Keith McNally’s Italian outpost – has the European brasserie feel of Pastis, Balthazar, and Schiller’s, yet maintains a unique atmosphere all its own.
Sant Ambroeus – West Village
259 West 4th St.
Ever emulating Old World Milanese authenticity, the pasticceria, confetteria and espresso bar is a popular breakfast and lunch spot among the local intelligentsia.
Peasant Wine Bar
194 Elizabeth St., New York, NY
The service is warm and personal, and you can order from a selection of wines, cheeses, appetizers, and entrees: the wood-fired, perfectly bubbly, margarita pizza is always a crowd-pleaser.