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
Jean Adamson and Sam Buffa opened Hillside as a next door neighbor to their already revered Vinegar Hill House. A more casual, no reservations cafe, Hillside's rustic, retro-modern interiors evoke ... read more
Rustic bread, delicious paninis, authentic Italian pizza served in osteria-like environment. We recommend the pizza zucchini, bresaola panini, sourdough pullman bread, and the tortino di cioccolato... read more
Healthy fare in a bright, easy space at Pier 62. Light hardwood floors and a vivid photomural of a pastoral scene add to the crunchy vibe. Chain does burgers, sandwiches, pasta dishes all affordabl... read more
Not a ’70s swingers comedy, but nabe café honoring a set of grandparents. Husband and wife owners met at Balthazar, bring over hospitality and sophistication. Casual spot serves all th... read more
Australian-based boutique roaster breaks all the rules. Sticking out from the homogenous coffee scene brewed up in Williamsburg, Toby's makes coffee designed for you, by you. Unlike cramped co... read more
Wash down some good music with a healthful juice at this vintage record store/Jamaican café, an expansion of next door's Miss Lily's. Downstairs record store and upstairs takeout cafè... read more
Not exactly the destination spot for the rookie in the big city, but a brunch/lunch/take-out staple for the locals. Craft beer on tap, wines, counter-service with healthy vegan/vegetarian opti... read more
The Stone Street Coffee Company looks innocent enough, but is actually just a front for hidden speakeasy-style lounge. Food from a Harry’s hand, drink program by a Merchant Hotel vet. ... read more
Storied cheese shop from Seattle opens a magisterial dairy temple north of Union Square. Three levels: dark basement-level bar, bustling main cafe floor, and mezzanine overlooking the cheese vats. ... 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
Sounds dirty as hell, but actually "the most beautiful brown love story on earth" is just about chocolate and coffee. Migraine magnets come together under the watch of the bald man behind Max Brenn... read more
Downtown counterpart to Kurt Gutenbrunner’s Café Sabarsky. Jewel box of a joint is as sleek as fine crystal, which is maybe not such a coincidence since it’s stashed inside the S... read more
Where better to unwind after a long hectic week in the city than in the herbal tranquility of a tea room? Upon entry you are greeted with wall-to-wall shelving that displays tea paraphernalia and a... read more
Possibly for tourists who've gotten themselves lost in the Chinese fishmarket area of downtown Manhattan. This little American-fare oasis, smooshed between Chinatown and Little Italy, is a cla... read more
Nightlife vets Zeb Stewart, Vinh Nguyen, and Julie Park embrace the daylight at this airy Berry Street café. Pressed-tin ceiling, zinc-topped bar, and vintage fan foster a comfy Gallic vibe.... read more
The café arm of G-Point's Brooklyn Standard and Papacitos. Chef Cody Utzman takes inspiration from the bar tabacs of Burgundy, serves up casual fare with a French accent. Self-service scene,... read more
Queens bakery's looks are closer to the Getty Museum than a Getty auto body shop (which is what it's converted from). High-design café starts with rolling-pin motif outdoors, moves on to con... read more
Nolita day club embraces the west side with entry into The Jane Hotel. Same menu carries over, French and Moroccan faves. Baked eggs with smoked salmon, orange blossom waffles, Moroccan couscous, c... 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...