Reclaimed adult store on Greenwich Street does classic bistro fare. Original honeycomb floors and a shiny tin ceiling restore 19th-century glamour. Long wooden bar ends with bi-coastal oysters on a... read more
We will always be suckers for a horseshoe bar. Georges Forgeois (Bar Tabac, Café Noir, et al) drops an elegant curve of mahogany, as polished as a yacht, and adds a global bistro to his port... read more
Momofuku alum Tien Ho teams up with Gabriel Stulman for a Little Wisco take on a French-American bistro. Classed-up diner feel. Newspapers hang on racks in the front, if you’re eating alone... read more
After owner Penny Bradley closed Lyon, she revamped the place into this upscale gastropub in the West Village. Here, they skip the French flare and instead specialize in dry-aged Prime New York Str... read more
Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto turns his attention to corn dogs. Cue apocalypse. Sushi master takes on bistro bites: American comfort classics prepared with Asian accents and Morimoto's creativity. (F... read more
Philosopher theme restaurant, because what’s more appetizing than Hegelian dialectic? Great thinkers immortalized in long wall of black ‘n’ whites. Balance of space is rustic wood... read more
Vegetarian French café in the EV. Cozy hallway of a restaurant gets a brilliant pop from the kelly green tabletops (as the name telegraphs). Parisian-style gnocchi with truffle au gratin is ... 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
Bringing class and modernity to signature Jewish dishes. Caters to both your Catskills-visiting grandpa and the hip diner who likes a side of beet and horseradish tartare with their gefilte fish. T... read more
Bistro 2.0. Tartines, classic French open-faced sammies, infiltrate a part of the city usually reserved for panini. Authenticity assured by rustic sourdough loafs flown in from Parisian bakery Poil... read more
Warm West Village Franco-Italian with female flair. Two lady chefs, late of Jarnac and Babbo, reincarnate Café de la Gare, where they were formerly owner and sous. Classic, fusion-adverse me... read more
As in setting a, not run of the mill. Much-anticipated High Line newcomer is big, bold, and beautiful. And not priced out of the civilian's reach. Vaulted ceilings, copper trimming, discreet use of... read more
Daniel descends on the Bowery, mashes up high/low, uptown/downtown, French brasserie/all-American tavern. Modern space nods to area's recent history, stacks its shelves like a kitchen supply store.... read more
Cozy brown leather banquettes, white marble bar, low warm lighting make for perfectly romantic ambiance that's still strong enough to meet your buddy for a burger on a cold night. Don't stop there,... read more
Go-to for the LES, routinely attracts envious denizens of other NYC hoods. Tavern look, with white walls, rustic fixtures, lotsa charm. Personal vibe (friendly chef helps), reasonable prices, Medit... read more
McNally hits the LES, snow bunnies and Botoxics descend. Hipster-friendly, bustling bistro has exceptional energy, drinks, and surprisingly tasty, solid eats. Wiener schnitzel goes down well with a... read more
Solid for decent steak frites, thrifty wine, and patio seats with prime views of voracious Soho consumption. Parisian enough, though al fresco lunches may have you feeling you’re stuck in the food ... read more
A McNally faux bistro original. Scenetastic breakfast starts many a Soho player's day, while Silicon Alley types split café-style lunches. Dinner pulls in the power suits for duck and pistachio ter... read more
Sound system may be blown out but still a great corner location. Just up the street from Deitch Projects. Pulls fair share of talent, does a hectic brunch for tourists, Euros, and locals who perhap... 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...