Neighborhood burger and shake spot nabs awesome name, restored Harlem corner. Interior takes inspiration from the 19th-century tenant, a dry goods store. Wall of fame dedicated to Harlem residents ... 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
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
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
Majestic Deco pawn shop reborn as uptown branch of Martignetti brothers’ Nolita crowd-pleaser. Prep-friendly joint serves gastropub fare with local roots. Classic look carries over from downt... read more
Upper West Side sweet/savory collaboration. Pastry chef Pichet Ong, baker Lamia Jacobs, and chocolatier Thierry Atlan throw together a Wonderland of their own. Ice cream murals and candy-colored la... read more
Folks behind The Wren and Wilfie & Nell dub their new Irish pub “The Upper East Local.” Stripped but homey, narrow inside sees a white tiled floor and a bar lined with red stools fo... read more
Variety of toppings on the superb burgers is daunting, so we keep it simple with cheddar and purple onion. Churrasco chicken noteworthy as well, as is the delicious black & white shake. Like or... read more
Museum piece from Danny Meyer. Whitney basement commissary finds inspiration in coffee shop classics, updated with locavoracious sourcing. Take a break from ogling Hoppers to nosh on Reubens, Pa... read more
Not an aviophobe's prescription, but a reference to fave Montauk surfing spot. Slick interior with long bar, booths with individual flatscreens showing surfing vids. Devoid otherwise of excessive s... read more
Nice Matin spinoff restaurant makes a triumphant return to the UWS. Titular burger a sure thing, 10 oz of juicy chuck enriched with Gruyere, rosemary aioli, and caramelized onions. Namesake aside, ... read more
A self-confessed Applebee's equivalent, Riverwalk Bar & Grill offers the daytime family-style, burger-and-wing dining that evolves into a more adult (in age that is) and drunk evening crowd. Th... read more
Speedy retort to Bergdorf's fashionable new BG, eponymous Bloomingdale's eatery eschews posh posturing for David Burke's well-heeled whimsy. Order the angry roasted hen-in-law, followed by a cheese... read more
Shabby-chic Tribeca standby gets northern exposure. More space, more kitschy old-timey totems. Strictly home cooking, burgers, fries, and blue plate specials. Eggs served until 4:30pm on weekends a... read more
Get lost in the wine list, chill in the sedate atmo, and strap on the feedbag for upscale comfort food like Cobb salad, crab cakes, and warm pastrami on sourdough. Attentive but unobtrusive service... read more
Bette Midler's joint. Thirties stone building transformed into one of the most tranquil spots in our on-edge city. Food lives up to the leafy setting and gorgeous view. Menu seems to change constan... read more
Ah yes, we'll be at the club with Muffy, Biff, and Bunny. Discreet elegance, if you like a lot of brown and paintings of small woodland creatures. Society gals and pals, iced tea in hand, whisper P... read more
Westside crowd getting sloppy at 2am may have you wishing they'd never repealed the 18th Amendment. Strappy tanks and skewed ties amid low ceilings, vintage prints, wine bottle lights. Live music o... read more
Connecticut's embassy in the UES. Think Martha Stewart pre-disgrace. Homemade jams to be savored with easy-listening jams in cozy space awash in pastels and florals. Crowded during breakfast hours,... 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...