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
California phenom makes a home on the UES, where fashionable chicks can slap down a pair of twenties in exchange for fashion-model-quality locks. DryBar's secret is that it keeps it simple. No... read more
Land Thai Kitchen sous chef inspires his bosses to check out Mexican. Market-to-table spot keeps with the spirit of front-room family restaurants. Street snacks for starters; chicken wings, chipotl... read more
French design house joins the scene on the Upper East. Inspired by first store in le Marais, modern boutique is filled with the looks we love from designer/artist Raphaëlle Cavalli. Dainty... read more
Gastroarte gets tweaked, retains similar look and Spanish sensibility. Name comes from bullfighting seats roughly equivalent to Yankee bleachers. Uptown scene is refined, though, with modern takes ... read more
The Tao of steak. Fusion pros team up with Laurent Tourondel for beef and sushi on an epic scale. Former Republican club turned into an insta-classic, with arched ceilings and skylights making for ... read more
LVMH picks up where Florentine legend dropped off. Peter Dundas, now creative director, has breathed new life, energy, and sex appeal into a still-vibrant house. We can't get enough of sumptuous br... read more
Lincoln Center gets transplant of ever-popular McNally-esque downtown joint. Has the look of an instant classic, with acres of white tile, roomy zinc bar. Interior crosses a French café with... read more
The inevitable portmanteau: bacon meets bakery. Formerly just mail order, café arm does cookies, brownies, pretzels, and biscuits (for humans and canines). All. Stuffed. With. Bacon. Bacon r... read more
Third-generation pastry chef François Payard adds his mastery to the cluttered UES sweet scene. Ultra-high end bakery; unlike its siblings, this one's not even bothering with the bread side ... read more
White-walled coffee and pastry shop evens out the macaron scene. Lovely space filled out with carnival-esque mural, a couple of tables, packaged candies. Traditional Spanish fried-dough churros ava... read more
Quick casual sandwich spot in the old Rigoletto space. Clean little shop, modest hacienda flair. Slow-cooked carnitas fills classic tortas and open-faced, griddle-cooked molettes. Fresh-baked birot... read more
City Bakery's green flour movement infiltrates the UWS. Powered by wind, cups made of corn for quicker biodegrading. Crispy pignoli cookies nod to former doughboys, maple bacon biscuits don't got t... read more
This Spanish tapas restaurant in the UWS has got a funky, industrial feel to it, thanks to the wooden tabletops, chalkboard walls, and red walls surrounding the bar. Duck liver with peaches, oxtail... read more
Elegant space for wine sipping, accented with tufted leather seats and a carafe chandelier. A cool hundred bottles of wine, 18 of ’em available by the glass. Tuscan owner Jacopo Giustiniani o... read more
Gangster-fabulous and maybe the city's best Italian. Took ‘em long enough to come uptown (31 years to be precise), but fits in naturally with the well-heeled Upper East. Inside, no missing th... read more
Village-spawned chainlet builds on pizzeria expertise, brings authentic Southern Italian to the Upper West. Sicilian specialties nod to Neptune’s beat; tuna carpaccio, swordfish carbonara, fr... read more
Inside Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall sits this American restaurant and cafe from Red Rooster chef Marcus Samuelsson. Stocked with lounge furnitures, communal couches, and dim lighting, American... read more
Beer and friends! Neighborhood crowd fills communal wooden benches on game days and off days. Fireplace makes it a cozy winter haunt. Tap’s entreaties include the world’s greatest: Deli... read more
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Lower-priced Ralph Lauren line defined by distressed Americana. Den...
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For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
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