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
Lincoln Center gets transplant of ever-popular McNally-esque downtown joint. Has the look of an instant classic, with acres of white tile, roomy zinc bar. Interior crosses a French café with... read more
Waterfront spot feels more like the Bahamas than Washington Heights. Plop your feet down on the sand right alongside the Hudson, enjoy sick views of the GW Bridge, unspoiled Palisades, and boat tra... read more
Jacques and 1534 peeps front an American gastropub in Yorkville. Classic notes like a mahogany bar and black-vinyl benches fill former Peter’s space. A backyard garden’s groomed to run ... read more
From the king of the jungle to an UES coronation: John DeLucie follows up Lion success with a crown jewel near the Met. Elegant duplex nestled into 1901 neo-French Renaissance townhouse. Clubby woo... read more
Local mom and pop drop an American bistro on the Upper East. Follows the grass-fed herd with focus on local artisanal ingredients. Peaches and pork, cherries and duck, blueberries and mixed greens ... read more
Named for the sandbar in Venice where the film festival takes place. Offers mix of Italian dishes with American flair, which sets the pace for an intimate brunch or romantic dinner. Unlike most NYC... read more
Cheflebrity Marcus Samuelsson brings modern, soulful fare to the new Harlem. Dirty south by way of Scandinavia: meatballs and lingonberry, duck liver pudding, lox tarts. Old Harlem, too, in both th... read more
Ambitious menu leans earthy, pairing up morels and grilled chicken, ribs and root vegetables, shell steak and roasted mushrooms. Homemade pastas, small plates for sharers. Sleek, modern look, with ... read more
Despite the name, offers contemporary take on steakhouse dining. Signature steaks are filet mignon, porterhouse for two, and a New York strip aged for 28 days. Handles healthier cravings, too, with... read more
Further evidence of Lincoln Center's flight from the dowdy: the house café is a ‘wichcraft. Colicchio et al bring the sandwich magic to The David Rubenstein Atrium. Visitor's center an... read more
Guggie's answer to MoMA's The Modern. And what an answer. Space-age stunner references Frank Lloyd's famous rotunda with dramatic curving ceilings, matching sweeping bar. Bouley protég&eacut... read more
Finally a reason for upscale gourmets to stay uptown. Seriously sophisticated cooking, delivers on all counts. Twenty-five different sherries complement Brussels sprout salad and lamb meatloaf from... read more
Quality Meats peeps revamp Park Avenue Café space with Sisyphean task of reinventing and relaunching a new restaurant every time the season changes. Interiors, server outfits, wall panels, matchbox... read more
Some charm lost from original Tribeca location, but basics remain the same: reasonably priced classic New American eats, shockingly well-priced wine. Huge space means almost never too long a wait, ... read more
Bumping scene redolent of Miami, with a soupçon of San Juan, tucked beneath the Henry Hudson on a grubby and inexplicably developed stretch of Twelfth Avenue. Latin-inspired fare can veer t... read more
Upscale but casual Kosher dining for the intimate, romantic meal or a gathering of old friends. The menu offers your comfort food favorites along with some more refined options. Knock your socks of... read more
Just up from Lincoln Center, Bill Telepan's baby wins over UWSiders with organic seasonal fare. Nestled in a townhouse, with a soft green dining room to match the greenmarket philosophy of the kitc... read more
Beautiful people flock uptown for renowned chef/owner Tom Valenti's deservedly famous New American upscale comfort food. We find particular solace in the meatloaf, served only on Sunday nights. Bac... 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...