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Spotted Pig alum Nate Smith’s new spot reimagines the English gastropub as a farm-fresh American tavern. Tudor-style wood beams set a rustic scene, with the changing seasonal menu writ larg... read more
Back to the bāśiks. Graham Avenue spot ratchets down the pretense, embraces old-school notion of a public house. Neighborhood welcomed in with folding windows along the sidewalk. Rustic-industrial ... read more
Fried. Cheese. Curds. ’Nuff said? Midwestern-inspired neighborhood hang brings Beecher’s to Billyburg. Adds other flyover state faves like Juicy Lucy burgers, brats, Milwaukee’s B... read more
Former Polish dive reconstituted as retro corner bar. Some love for former tenant in salvaged “S” from the old sign, well-preserved brick walls. Tin ceilings and pendant lamps complete ... read more
Not out for beatification, just looking to be a neighborly place for a casual drink or four. Sizable wine list plucks faves from Greece to Italy to Spain. Small plates keep to the Euro theme. Charc... read more
Former Art Land Bar space now with surfaces you don’t regret touching. Ornate wood bar culled from Amish country, complemented by vintage lights, whitewashed ceiling. Sweet backyard for chill... read more
Landmark 1952 Wythe Diner gets the Esquina treatment. Like downtown original, varies from tacos at the window to formal surrounds in the dark back room. Chrome-trimmed dining car dispenses a cool h... read more
Slightly hidden down a side street near the East River, this seemingly cozy sidewalk cafe turns into a late night bar hotspot. As if the place were carved out of a giant tree, everything on the ins... read more
FYI: there's more for you to do with ramen noodles than adding that flavor packet. Chuko knows this well; their menu is based around it. There's a short list of appetizers, but patrons mainly come ... read more
High Horse Salon adds an 'o' and booze. Next door saloon a good spot to chat up your stylist, unwind after a mid-day trim. Rustic look cribbed from the mothership. Janky brick, weathered wood, lite... read more
Who says Park Slope is the city’s least-chic neighborhood? Posh cocktailing nabs a beachhead on Fifth. Dark wood and pub glass in front lead to refined room with a retro soundtrack. Petite, w... read more
Juilliard-trained actor Anthony Mackie opens a Bed-Stuy hang. Went so far as to build his own bar, using recycled barn wood, and topped with an antique cash register. Low-key spot despite the Holly... read more
Movie night gets a Michelin-starred chef. Saul Bolton works up New American menu for Williamsburg three-screen cinema extravaganza. Arrive early for leisurely dinner, pencil in dessert during your ... read more
Low-pretense neighborhood spot nods to fading Billyburg blue collar cred. Industrial elements in the design, with long bar made of Pennsylvania barn wood, front doors reclaimed from a Jersey artill... read more
Outdoor DJ venue/park behind a warehouse in Gowanus is practically a micro-Woodstock (minus the pyschedelics; for the most part). Weekends find the beats pumping with plenty of dance space for ever... read more
From Spitzer to Spritzen: LES bar magnate takes it over to G-Point with a bier hall as big as an airplane hangar. A cool hundred brass taps serve some two dozen drafts, leaning on Germans and... read more
Nabe fave La Superior takes its game up a step with a sweet little cantina. Massive chandelier illuminates locals chowing down on out of the ordinary Mexican. Octopus tostadas, cactus soup, sea... read more
There's actually a non-hangover reason you can't remember the name of the bar you were in last night: there is no name. You may wonder if the place even existed at all. From the outside it looks li... read more
If you're gonna take a dive, take it here. Dirty bathrooms, cheap drinks, no-frills bartenders. Super drunk crowd makes for good people watching or a good place to be super drunk yourself... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Neighborhood burger and shake spot nabs awesome name, restored Harl...