American brasserie at the Hyatt Union Square. No problems starting conversations, as L.A. artist Brinton Jaecks hangs five bunk beds from the ceiling in a dreamlike helix. For appetizers, it's bi-c... read more
Glitzy New American establishment moves into the former Brasserie Pushkin space with a pair of former Eleven Madison Park chefs. Ornate tin ceiling and blaring gold banquettes make for elaborate ba... read more
Brasserie Pushkin peeps take another stab at the city with glossy MePa triplex. Name and inspiration come from Manon Lescaut of operatic lore. Kitchen works up seasonal ingredients, adds internat... read more
Evan and Oliver Haslegrave of hOmE design drop a stylish space on Greenpoint. Curved bar is tucked into a nook like a boat’s cabin, wood paneling is artfully deployed. Chef Nick Padilla does ... read more
Small dishes and wine on the east side of Columbia. Sexed-up corner of an old building made modern with a shiny steel bar, grey walls. Hand-cut steak tartare and grilled octopus with frisée ... read more
Custom cocktails and market-fresh fare from the folks behind Projects Mulberry and Vinatta. Downstairs marked by casual bistro tables and a bar scene, upstairs houses formal banquettes, shiny tin c... read more
Smoked American fare with an Asian kick. Casual dining room’s sexed up with dark red walls and a frosted glass divide. Complementary just-baked ciabatta with whipped blue cheese is a meal of ... read more
Dan Ross-Leutwyler of Fatty 'Cue and Bellwether does a Brooklynese café. Long narrow dining room seats a handful in orange plastic school chairs. Blood sausage tamale and kale salad to start... read more
Natural and organic fare in Cobble Hill. Airy space with chandeliers and a long wooden bar. Sunchoke soup and pappardelle with pork ragu, octopus with baby beets. Pintxos (Basque tapas) like truffl... read more
Best drunk food on the block. Upscale burgers and shakes from Chopped champ Madison Cowan. Deep dining room clad in brick, rotating paintings curated by Bad Art Good Walls. Corn pudding and bacon i... read more
Feast of friends: bakery owner, hospitality pro, and Veritas chef team up on a farm-to-table American spread. Choose from two nightly prix fixes, vegetarian or nose-to-tail. Communal dining and fin... read more
Jade Hotel keeps with the retro vibes at in-house tavern. Speakeasy trend won’t die here: antiques and fireplace recall old-school venues like ur-Village hang the Grapevine Tavern. Beatnik pi... read more
Small plates take over The Bowery House’s restaurant slot. Long communal poplar tables and squared booths for rustic-modern vibes. Custom wooden boxes provide 600 cubbies for antique cameras ... read more
Under-the-radar spot aims for county fair effects. (This being the Flatiron, your mileage may vary.) Interior goes rural with repurposed barn siding on the walls, light-industrial stools along the ... read more
Pop-up lunch-only soda fountain upstairs from Maloney & Porcelli. Posh Skylight Room adds checkered tablecloths for lunch hours, puts in spiraling straw holders and an old-fashioned popcorn car... read more
Tasteful American fare. White-bricked walls flanked with dark wooden church pews; small tables, steel-backed chairs, and a few potted plants don’t overstuff airy dining room. Small plates tab... read more
Bar and restaurant arm of casual Seattle clothier. Yacht Rock, but in the most contemporary way. Caribbean vibes off white walls, slatted ceilings, tropical plants. Ground-floor Marlin Bar all yo h... read more
ESquared Hospitality, of BLT fame, takes over a spread at the Alex. Like the hotel that hosts it, mixes midtown luxury with hints of downtown style. High ceilings, marble stairway, ebony accents. S... read more
Sleek gastrobar under a High Line trestle. Rubs shoulders with Del Posto and Colicchio & Sons, has a former Cru hand working the kitchen. Seasonal American puts the focus on local sourcing, str... 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...