Michael White’s newest is one of our favorite spot for Grandma-style rustic Italian. Don’t miss the porchetta or the tagliatelle. Featured in Where to Eat 2011! Mehr erfahren.
If you want the real New York-style steakhouse, it helps to actually do it in New York. You really can’t do any better or more authentic than Keens. – Anthony Bourdain, No Reservations Mehr erfahren.
Stunning design, view of central park/columbus circle and the food!!! The tuscan soup and salmon are excellent - and I loathe salmon. Simply delish for lunch and dinner in midtown where options are li Mehr erfahren.
Menu changes are afoot at this low-profile Latin American restaurant: Aureole chef Christopher Lee is now a partner, and he's installed his fine dining pal Kathryn Busch as executive chef. Mehr erfahren.
The perfect special-occasion restaurant? Adam Platt says it’s “an experience that strikes that delicate balance between modern style, classic technique, and pure, old-fashioned gourmet pleasure." Mehr erfahren.
Meals at this East Village hotspot wowed former NY Timescritic Frank Bruni into a praise-filled three-star review in 2008. Chang's food offers bold, Asian-inspired flavors with a rockstar attitude. Mehr erfahren.
Keith McNally's reborn Minetta is a masterpiece—an old New York saloon, modern steakhouse and celeb haunt all in one. The problem: getting in. (The Black Label Burger is worth it.) [Eater 38 Member] Mehr erfahren.
Top Chef Harold’s new spot takes Thai flavors and marries them with hefty Western ingredients like Maine lobster and lobes of fatty bone marrow. Featured in Where to Eat 2011! Mehr erfahren.
The ambience? You couldn’t buy this for a million dollars or 10 million dollars. Delicious. – Anthony Bourdain, No Reservations Mehr erfahren.
The unofficial official First Restaurant of New York. Though its formal dining room is a bit too too for Eater 38 contention, the front room and its seasonal American menu wins. [Eater 38 Member] Mehr erfahren.
Hating on this nouveau riche French resto is besides the point and will distract you from how much fun it is to get in on the party. The cajun chicken is as addictive as dishes come. [Eater 38 Member] Mehr erfahren.
Solid food, an exciting wine program (choice bottles are served at cost weekly), and killer terrine. Hey, it's a Daniel Boulud joint, so what else would you expect? [Eater 38 Member] Mehr erfahren.
French-leaning small plates can be cobbled together to compose an excellent & affordable meal here. Try the classic croque madame ($10) or the brandade ($9), a pot of featherlight whipped salt cod. Mehr erfahren.
Get the $125 tasting menu here for bites like tableside antipasti and Mark Ladner’s legendary 100-layer lasagna. One of our fav Italians from Where to Eat 2011! Mehr erfahren.
Lincoln Center's latest artist-in-residence is chef Jonathan Benno. His 150-seat modern Italian spot comes complete with grass roof and views of the reflection pool and Henry Moore sculpture. Mehr erfahren.
David Chang’s latest is one of our favorite new restaurants, and the majestic, beef seven ways feast here is unforgettable. Featured in Where to Eat 2011! Mehr erfahren.
Date night in TriBeCa means lobster to start and that chicken-for-two after, with lingering glances through the candlelight throughout. Mehr erfahren.
Its Web site advises, “Please be referred by someone who has already visited us,” and the lore is that its phone number is not listed. In reality, the number surfaces with determined Googling. Mehr erfahren.
Dreamy, in the best sense of the word. The application of the delicate to the brutish elevates the experience of dining on ultra-lipids. Mehr erfahren.
On The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Scott Conant is a kid again with the Cheesecake Lollipop Tree, complete with raspberries and bubblegum whipped cream, at David Burke Townhouse. Find more tips at FN Local Mehr erfahren.
It took just a few years & some Petraske-schooled barmen to turn the Randolph into a hang of choice for bartenders, booze scribes & other industry insiders. Mehr erfahren.
If you can tear yourself away from the Asian-Portuguese fusion, mixology at the bar is among the most precise and inspired in town -- seriously underrated. [BlackBook] Mehr erfahren.
A swank cocktail den in the heart of the city with a cocktail menu by Julie Reiner that includes fresh fruit & top-notch spices & spirits in original drinks like the Lilikoi & the Hibiscus Swizzle. Mehr erfahren.
Good place to take a date if you want things quiet, cute and definitely romantic. Mehr erfahren.
Try the beer-braised tongue taco here, the brined pork tongue is cooked with bacon, chorizo, onions and a slug of Negra Modelo. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Mehr erfahren.
The lackluster Thor restaurant is out, replaced by CO-OP, a Cali-in-the-'70s-inspired spot with 30-foot ceilings and photographs of local studs/hotties like Moby and Debbie Harry covering the walls Mehr erfahren.
An evening of charm on a dreamlike West Village corner. Owner/chef Joey Campanaro's meatball sliders are legendary. Try it for a date: there's a reason regulars call it "the closer." [Eater 38 Member] Mehr erfahren.
Where to go? Lounge on the lush, leafy, Astroturf-floored Sky Bar roof, nibbling on small plates while sipping craft cocktails and point out that "they look like a bunch of little ants from here." Mehr erfahren.
This decidedly old-school steakhouse is a rite of passage for Wall Street traders willing to shell out $88 for the signature porterhouse for two. Lunch reservations are doable, but bring cash. Mehr erfahren.
Q: What is your favorite smell or taste in Washington D.C.? Ashley Wagner, 2010 US Ladies Bronze Medalist: "Chicken #1 at The Tombs in Georgetown. One of my favorites." Mehr erfahren.
D.C.’s Columbia Room is almost like a friend’s chic, inviting living room — assuming that your friend mixes up classic cocktails like a pro. This place is all about cocktail craftsmanship. Mehr erfahren.
Order tumblers of chilled Beaujolais and a Lyonnaise salad; think about how much better life would be if this were your apartment. Mehr erfahren.
Equine-inspired but certainly not equine-scented. Specializes in "Grilled Meats and Aquatic Delights." Try the Dom-paired seafood towers. Mehr erfahren.