Conservative Cape Cod totes, clutches, and shoulder strap bags done in bold stripes, patterns, and polka dots. Traditional heels ideal for weekend dress-up days and strolling around the office.... read more
The Frenchish coffee chain has many outposts throughout NYC, and this one's as pleasant as any. The usual spread of coffee beverages is a cut above the usual, joined by an assortment of breads, pas... read more
Chili peppers abound at successor to Penang. Laundry list of a menu doesn’t skimp on options; classics like diced chicken with chili peppercorn or house-made bacon with leeks are sure to not ... read more
EV's Casimir brings downtown style to the Upper East. Bi-level corner bistro with sweet outdoor area. Chef Richard Krause of Café Luxembourg does classics like steak frites, escargot, and du... read more
Small dishes and wine on the east side of Columbia. Sexed-up corner of an old building made modern with a shiny steel bar, grey walls. Hand-cut steak tartare and grilled octopus with frisée ... read more
No sibling rivalry here as French sisters open up Maje and Sandro side-bye-side. Having déjà vu? The sister act pulled similar stunts on Prince and Bleecker. Maje retains its own Fr... read more
The simple silhouettes and bold colors featured in Halston Heritage are elements to attract a “nouveau divorcée,” or a young professional looking to show a little skin. Embellish... read more
Slane's Glenda Sansone and Andrew Breslin, team up with Guy Ritchie pal Lester Almanzar, who was chef at the director's celeb-magnet Punch Bowl restaurant. Interior melds provincial rusticity with ... read more
Tea arm of the Starbucks leviathan. More than a hundred varieties go well beyond the world of white, black, green, and herbal. Fruity, nutty, minty, chocolaty and other nichey blends culled from ar... read more
Tomato-red wood-burning oven sourcing both atmosphere and killer Neapolitan pies. Chef’s from Forcella in Naples, cooks classic thin crusts with a deft sear. Smoked mozzarella, prosciutto di ... read more
Small plate affair from local team behind Alex Garcia’s A.G. Kitchen. Old Nonna space updated with Parisian murals and red-tufted chairs. Three plates per person is standard, with Latino acce... read more
Quaint eccentricity permeates Cynthia Rowley's first uptown store. Her designs exude power and comfort simultaneously, and at first sight it's clear why Ms. Rowley pioneered the democratization o... read more
Jennifer Klein, former proprietress of Wine & Roses, drops a neighborhood cocktail lounge on Columbus. Bright green barstools and a long chandelier that looks like a giant Christmas ornament pr... read more
Back in the summer of '69, Gap sold just Levi's, LPs, and tapes. 1969 was a long, long time ago. All growed up now, 3,000-plus location chain will hook you up with everything from bathing suits t... read more
Chef Cassandra Quinlan-Ashford’s locavore eatery in the MIST Harlem arts and culture center. Earth-toned dining room with vibrant paintings and red banquettes for accent. Herbs imported from ... read more
Founded in 1889 by Jeanne Lanvin, couture shop was the fashion magnet of the '30s, drawing stars from across Europe. Today, longed-for label is worn by icons like Michelle Obama, Kanye West, and An... read more
Chainlet taqueria breaks out of its Brooklyn/downtown base. Inspired by Oaxacan cuisine, cooks traditional Mexican with fresh ingredients. Salsa and sauces made from scratch. On the spendy side for... read more
Balthazar-inspired bistro up top, roomy lounge downstairs. Broad menu covers classics like Boeuf Bourguignon and moules frites, branches out to Wagyu burgers, duck with smoked maple consommé... read more
Chili peppers abound at UWS diner. Zippy interior sees ruby red mood lighting bouncing off white tablecloths. Laundry list of a menu doesn’t skimp on options, but classic standbys like diced ... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Michael White of Ai Fiori et al does an Italian steakhouse south of...
South Brooklyn Pizza peeps wrap a stealth Italian spot around their...
Kristi Paras of Zachary's Smile re-ups her Village space with a bou...
Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...