Restaurant within a grocery serving organic, shelf-to-table fare. Open kitchen, tall tables with wooden stools, dim lighting. Effects are elegant but earthy. Organic fare for breakfast, lunch, and ... read more
Pub food plus in a Clyde-Frazier’s-closet-themed midtown space. A mini court and hoop, columns papered with floor-to-ceiling pictures of the man himself make this “a shrine to Clyde.&rd... read more
Perhaps the greatest chicken finger you've ever had. No, no, it absolutely is the greatest chicken finger you've ever had. Hormone-free, cruelty-free, free-range chicken is the star of this show. S... read more
EMP crew doubles down with fine dining at The NoMad Hotel. More rooms than a game of Clue, from skylit Atrium to Library café to château-rigged Fireplace room. Approach is more casual ... read more
Menus are for plebes. Chef selects the offerings, serves seasonal delicacies aside open kitchen. Portlandia export Matthew Lightner manning the helm, bringing better living through chemistry. Noma ... read more
Two floors of an 1830s townhouse complete with barnwood and toasty fireplace, bringing a bit of well-scrubbed country to the Soho suburban megalopolis. Spin-off of a spin-off serves all three meals... read more
How to thrive in a recession. Start with a surefire hit: Nice Matin's famous ground chuck burger with caramelized onions and rosemary aioli. Flesh out the menu with salads and sushi for the genteel... read more
Park Slope mom and pop unveil a backyard for the neighborhood. Roomy garden just right for chilaxing over fresh bites. Concise menu covers sammies, salads, eggs at weekend brunch. Bleu cheese and f... read more
Longtime City Bakery hands (R. and D., Rosen and Dima) bring the charming American thing to Prospect Heights. Comfort food foundation, sophisticated results. Humble dishes like meatloaf, liver, an... read more
Not a P.E. euphemism, named for a harness racer from a partner's family. Steed is immortalized on the walls, amid vintage brick and tin surrounds. Wood-burning oven ups the atmosphere, cranks out t... 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
AOA, as in located at 35 Avenue of the Americas. Massive Tribeca spot for tried, true American staples likes ribs, burgers, steak frites (okay, that's French, but whatever), hickory smoked chicken,... read more
Graham Avenue spot confounding smart phones with name plucked from long-departed local byway. Chef’s worked at wd-50 and The Box, partnered up now with former Esca wine director. Wine list is... read more
Dream team of Ninth Street Espresso, Summit Bar, and Motorino peeps joined up for café and cocktail groove on First Street. Janky brick walls played off against sleek marble tables, general ... 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
Midtown gets transplant of ever-popular McNally-esque downtown joint. Has the look of an instant classic, with acres of white tile and Victorian pinups. Much like the name, American brasserie cooki... read more
No, not named after a couple of ‘80s hair metal bands. AvroKO ditches Double Crown’s Anglophilic tendencies for a clubby Americana spot. Historic racehorses inspire the marquee, warm in... read more
Abe & Arthur's crew heads up to corporate central. Brass as in brasserie, with kitchen serving up American bistro fare. Jelly doughnut pancakes and beer waffles get the day off to a healthful s... 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
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...