Serafina's Japanese wing. Shares hotel space with Italian sib, but reflects antipodal approach. Intimate izakaya all about simple, elegant cuisine. Chefs take inspiration from pan-Asian backgrounds... read more
Uptown Italian with downtown-style cocktail program. A White & Church hand initiated the mixology; check out the specials on the chalkboard behind the serpentine bar. House-made infusions, crea... read more
Late, lamented Gino of Capri lives on inside Neapolitan pizza place. Mini-chain adds uptown outpost, recruits former Gino’s chef to reprise fan faves. Lasagna, gnocchi with secret sauce, penn... read more
Name means “benevolence,” and soup shop’s approach is accordingly neighborly. Serves up classic Japanese with some Taiwanese accents. Hearty pork broths are the focus, although th... read more
Craft beer meets Korean-American fusion at Washington Heights gastropub. Kimchi tacos, natch, joined by fried chicken, chili topped with slabs of tofu. Freshness guaranteed by rooftop-garden sourci... read more
Little monsters can eat the same spaghetti with meatballs and macaroni and cheese that GaGa grew up on when they dine at Joanne Trattoria, her parents' newest offspring. Spotlighting classic Italia... read more
As in Alcohol By Volume, although definitely not in a mass-produced way. Earl’s Beer & Cheese crew makes further inroads in the nabe with petite wine bar. (No hard stuff, so if you order ... read more
Lobb. John Lobb. Brit shoemaker famous for covering the feet of 007, also keeps gentlemen from Daniel Day-Lewis to André 3000 shod. Line dates to 1849, maintains strict standards for bench-m... read more
French house founded at the end of WWII, now folded into the LVMH luxury empire. "Designer of the Year" Phoebe Philo keeps the brand looking modern and fresh. Uptown flagship fills two floors wit... read more
Just because this is Juliette Lewis' favorite juice bar in the city doesn't mean it's awesome, even though it is. Not just for juicers, offers its own line of nibbles, from apple cobbler to creamy ... read more
The Upper East Side is the new Brooklyn? Fancy ice, OCD cocktailing come to the land of classic rock karaoke. Mature room matches brick and weathered wood with marble tabletops. Century-old bar pro... read more
Healthy food that actually tastes good. For forty years, Soho staple has been keeping it earthy, now perking things up on the Upper West Side. Fresh, organic, the whole thing, i.e. if you're lo... read more
Cypriot chef follows up Milos and Aegean Cove with Greek charmer for Yorkville. Mezedes are the focus, as inspired by tours through the Greek isles. Look for classics like taramosalata, grilled oct... read more
Straight outta Salerno, culinary savants Fabio Casella and Vincenzo Scardino preside over one of the nicest Italian joints on the Upper East Side. The pizzas are amazing, from the plain but well-ex... read more
Strives to make shopping for jeans a more civilized experience, ditching the piles and clutter for clean lines and open spaces. Holy order of denim brands, including DL1961, Current/Elliott, Henry ... read more
Fresh, humble ingredients are transformed into Mediterranean magic at this casual yet elegant restaurant on the lower edge of the Upper East Side. Chef Devon Gilroy draws from the traditions of Gre... read more
Peruvian god provides naming inspiration for globetrotting luggage masters. Travel gear is simultaneously luxurious and functional. Restores dignity to wheeled suitcases, turns out weekend bags k... read more
Name sounds like a children’s story, but neighborhood gastropub delivers grown-up tastes. Chili dogs get upgraded with Kobe beef, corndogs add lobster and Pommery, mac 'n' cheese benefits fro... read more
Intricately hand-woven Italian leather bags are staples in the fashion world. Belts, bags, and shoes shun competitors' logo-flaunting exhibitions, create canonical elegance. Timeless, neutral-toned... 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...