Swanky bites go undercover in modern building's retro café. Red and yellow vinyl stools line old-fashioned lunch counter; curved white ceiling is très “waiting-for-the-train-to-... read more
Fellows from SPiN do flavor-injected barbeque. Brick walls, mosaic-tiled floor, vaulted barn ceiling are as close to Texas as you’ll find on 12th Street. Headliner is the brisket—shot u... read more
Bit of New Orleans flavor in chatty subterranean spot. Or, as owner owner Paul Girard puts it, “dark wood, leather, and really cool music.” Framed photos of old New York hepcats cover t... read more
Aptly named, this rustic garage on Hope Street provides craft beer, creative cocktails, and good American food. Open until 4am, all the night owls in the 'burg can pop in with the drunchies for a p... read more
Chef Pierre Rougey of the French Culinary Institute heads up eclectic spot in the Flatiron. Colored Asian rugs, stacked bookshelves, and flea market paintings adorn space that flows from bar ... 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
House restaurant at New York’s first straight-friendly LGBT hotel, discrimination reserved only for vowels. Casual space out front, swankier dining room in back. Bamboo floors, starry ceiling... read more
Mod spot above Brighton at the revamped Eventi. Designy beige chairs under overhanging yellow lamps reminiscent of vintage salon hairdryers. Roof retracts like a stadium in the better weather, 35-f... read more
Fresh garden and grill tucked somewhat randomly on Division Street. Scrapbook kitsch design with slight country-house flair. Salads and sandwiches from chefs of former Souvlaki GR truck. Cheeseburg... read more
Alums of Macao Trading Co. and Employees Only do seafood and cocktails in Williamsburg. Old gas station signage and caged-in light bulbs add to Cape Cod vibe. Salted cod in pickled jalepeños... 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
Chef Carlo Mirarchi does tasting menu setup in a restaurant behind Roberta’s. A dozen padded captain's chairs overlook über-sleek kitchen. Diners get their pick of what goes on the recor... read more
Restaurant/lounge takes over the old Nikki Beach space. Massive bi-level hall fits a full lounge, two bars, two DJ booths, and glass-encased wine cellar. Sweeping staircase, chandeliers, quilted le... read more
Liza Queen of the late Queen's Hideaway reboots with some old weird America. Name comes from the broth that greens leave behind, inspiration derives from diners and such, complete with blue plate s... read more
Husband and wife duo bring fine fare to breezy 4th St. bistro. Floor-to-ceiling windows and intimate wooden tables, long bar’s good for a chat. New American, French menu sees rabbit pappardel... read more
Former U.S. Marine and current chef/husband/father Matthew Hamilton takes over old Abistro space. Thirty seats in concrete, brick and wood-paneled interior. Red chairs and light bulb-cluster chande... read more
Former Vandaag owner does New American eats with an underground (literally) lounge. Airy dining room with high aluminum seats and a yellow-lit bar that pops. Out back, brats cook on a wood-burning ... read more
Garden and bar beneath the Prometheus Fountain. Massive acreage dedicated to outdoor dining. Traditional patio tables mingle with sofa-style lounge setups for cocktails. Garden on premises grows se... read more
B-burg factory is gutted and filled with café tables and chairs and a lovely wood oven. Huge windows, exposed brick, plenty of oxygen. Chef Sean Rembold of Diner and Marlow & Sons does b... read more
Harlem sprawler not embarrassed to name check the highway (9A) that...
Cult yogawear chain complete with creepy manifesto ("children are t...
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Frenchish café chain has many, many outposts throughout NYC,...
Oysters and cocktails at 1 Delancey. Named for Marcel Duchamp&rsquo...