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Sliver of a wine bar makes a nice neighborhoody spot for a tipple. Votives cast flattering light, old bricks back up friendly bar staff. Art on the walls sourced from nabe creatives. Small producti... read more
Fire good. Momofuku puts the chemistry to cocktailing. Precision buzzes result. For the flames, it's red-hot pokers raised to surface-of-the-sun temps, then jammed into booze. Hindenberg blends c... read more
5 Ninth tops off its townhouse with a vintage lounge. Exposed brick looks every bit its 19th-century origins, complemented with nice mix of retro/modernist furnishings. Small bar by the front windo... read more
Who would have guessed 9C could look this quaint? Reclaimed wood put to “country cottage” ends, complementing weeping willows across the avenue. Battered Yamaha adds atmosphere, tre... read more
Top Chef Master Floyd Cardoz rides his hot hand to Danny Meyer's BPC power luncher. Majors in seafood, although grill menu gets fleshed out with chops and steaks. Creative eggs coddled with crab an... read more
Asian-accented gastropub with neighborly vibe. Kitchen takes inspirations from across the East: goat potpie with curry and roti, mofongo with duck and Chinese sausage. On the side, kaffir lime aiol... read more
Wilfie & Nell peeps alight on the Bowery. Spin-off spot with slightly expanded menu, similar focus on quality atmosphere. Two floors of rustic charm, kitted out with warm wood, flattering light... read more
The nightlife experts at the Gerber Group have been tapped to sexify the former Underbar at the W New York - Union Square hotel, and the result is a sleek lounge that marries uptown class with down... read more
AKA If Mom Only Knew, although it wouldn't be so bad so long as mom has a soft spot for DJs and creative cocktailing. Housemade syrups, mixers, and muddles add bespoke element to quality quaffs l... read more
Lifts name from legendary Bowery bar once plunked down at the old Boston Post Road mile marker. All that is long gone, of course, but remembered here in vintage black and whites on the walls. Press... read more
Master Sommelier Laura Maniec drops a wine bar slash oenophilic classroom on Union Square. Wide-ranging list offers three dozen wines by the glass, a couple hundred by the bottle. Remember, pairing... read more
Barry Mullineaux and Greenhouse peeps hang on, but Collective Hardware’s Stuart Braunstein has left the building. Separate entrance under the black awning admits you to good-sized space. Stil... read more
Cozy crypt stashed beneath sports club Snap, with stealth entry conveniently next to the Darby. Steve Lewis and Thomas Jefferson collaborating on the design (checkered palazzo-inspired floor and wa... read more
Stay goes. Look gets updated in the reboot, commitment to cutting edge electronic music remains. Head below street level for underground sounds in the intimate basement. Whitewashed stone foundatio... read more
Putting the country back in clubbing. (This being New York, official coat of arms is adorned with a 40 and brass knuckles.) Miniature golf-themed nightclub as big as a bowling alley, brought to you... read more
CO-OP Food & Drink peeps drop a taqueria slash tequila bar into stealth slot alongside The Hotel on Rivington. Intimate space blends rustic with festive. For the former, buttloads of reclaimed ... read more
From the Highlands and the Queen of Scots all the way down to Whitehall. UK pub pros add a third spot to the portfolio, this time taking London inspiration. Light-industrial look with park bench se... read more
Port Authority comfort food pros expand east. Bread shipped in from Philly daily for more or less classic cheesesteaks. Also real Italian hoagies, roast pork, broccoli rabe. Italian fries or Yuengl... read more
Matt Levine's mashup of old and new LES. For the tenementy side, it’s vintage black and whites, shelves cluttered with antiques, working deli up front. For the modern, look for high-wattage c... 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...