Rock ‘tude bistro. Local duo drops creative takes on American classics. Signature Cobb salad upgrades bacon to slow-braised pork belly, pairs it with a poached and then fried egg. Turducken a... 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
Nothing gauche about this Village charmer. Red Cat and Harrison hands running the show, so expect plenty of hospitality amid low-key surrounds. Rotating art enlivens whitewashed brick, industrial l... read more
Steakhouse 2.0. Dream Downtown’s lobby resto puts contemporary sheen on clubby meat scene. Menu checks beef’s greatest hits, nodding south of the border (carne asada with poblano and pi... read more
Movie night gets a Michelin-starred chef. Saul Bolton works up New American menu for Williamsburg three-screen cinema extravaganza. Arrive early for leisurely dinner, pencil in dessert during your ... read more
Named for sister duo, laying swanky scene on burgeoning money stretch of Madison. No penny spared in the décor, lit by massive chandelier array. Velvet and Swarovski, granite and crocodile s... read more
Sure, there's a Tremont neighborhood in the Bronx, but this Tremont refers to the neighborhood in Cleveland where chef and partner Tim Bando opened his first restaurant. This 45-seat spot resembles... read more
It's not like Bed-Stuy ever wasn't worth visiting, but this upscale New American joint with some of the most inventive bites in town makes a visit essential. Start with a cocktail and some Nippon n... read more
The Hell's Kitchen version of the original Midtown East location. After-work sports bar and restaurant specializing in frozen fruity drinks and juicy burgers. Lots of space makes it ideal for a gir... read more
Tavern goes for the old-timey thing, as signaled by the name, which references original moniker for this stretch of Greenwich Avenue. Rustic interior rocks plenty of ancient wood, antique chair... read more
Andrew Carmellini of Locanda Verde fame gets all Nouveau American on Soho. USA is the leaping off point, but international accents abound. Quinoa and smoked lamb links, lamb necks and mole, h... read more
Quaint Federal townhouse ladles on the star power. Hockey studs Sean Avery and Henrik Lundqvist team up with the Bea’s Matt Abramcyk for a New American charmer. Rustic pink 1810 exterior lead... read more
Old-school New York ambitions inside shiny new Gotham Hotel. Big ole’ wood doors lead to brick-walled hideaway. Walnut tables, black stone bar, century-old barn wood. Service and kitchen as s... read more
If you fancy yourself an Astoria-kinda-person, this specialty coffee shop-meets- fancy grilled cheese cafe may be what you've been looking for. Touting a menu full of local ingredients, from t... read more
Tony Flatiron restaurant delivers upscale cuisine, service, and atmosphere three meals a day without being stuck up about it. Farm-to-table is the thing here, which translates into local, organic, ... read more
Contemporary homeyness in the basement of the James New York. Wood plank ceilings stretch over massive room accented with denim, blue, and white napkins. Treehouse Bar for bird’s eye views, b... read more
A tree grows in Brooklyn...inside this restaurant. A lush, living wall is the first thing that meets the eye upon entrance. Exposed brick, rustic wooden decor, including a long communal feasting ta... 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
Petite mom and pop spot serving up New American with a touch of international flair. Risotto cakes to start, roast chicken over parmesan polenta or ginger-soy glazed salmon to follow. Doing lunch, ... 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...