It's hard to make spiced pulled pork sandwiches, spicy sesame soba noodles, and chicken enchiladas all that healthy, but Mulberry & Vine attempts this impossibility with its global, local dishe... read more
Legendary Studio 54 and Nobu hand Richie Notar flies solo with glam spread at the Lombardy Hotel. William Randolph Hearst 1926 gift for mistress Marion Davies retains original stained glass and cha... read more
Under-the-radar spot aims for county fair effects. (This being the Flatiron, your mileage may vary.) Interior goes rural with repurposed barn siding on the walls, light-industrial stools along the ... read more
Boho-French eatery picks up inspirations from as far afield as Thailand and Morocco. (The chef did time at EMP, and is happy to field questions as she works the wide-open grill). Steak Proven&cce... read more
Former Mercer Kitchen hand hangs his shingle with breezy Nolita space. Interior outfitted as an “industrial brasserie.” Café tables and chairs, whitewashed brick lit up by angula... read more
Has to be seen to be believed. Actually, make that not seen to be believed. Large modern-industrial space offers up seasonal menus and all the pitch darkness you want for free. Blind staff act as b... read more
Get stoked for Mexican/Pacific Rim mash-ups from legendary West Coast chain. Started by a trio of surfing brothers from Brazil, keeps to sporty origins with mountain bikes, skateboards, graffiti mu... read more
Located in the former home of Meatpacking's beloved Florent, family-style international-cuisine spot is stocked with bespoke cocktails and artisanal beers. Helmed by the owners of haute cocktail ho... read more
Mexican-based Americano group adds Latin accents to French fare along the "Chelsea Riviera." Crab tartine with jalapeño and lemon aioli, lobster with crème fraiche and quinoa, strip s... read more
Gabe Stulman doffs his hat to the past while embracing a stylish Village present. Circa 1917 bar never looked glossier, stretching out opposite photo-decked dining space. Reservations for the big t... read more
LoDo resto from a couple of Brits, but don’t come for mushy peas and overboiled beef: farm-to-table spot is way too sophisticated for that. Lovely look from subway tile, rustic wood, faded wh... read more
One of the better spots in town to get oysters topped with grapefruit confit and Pop Rocks. Super-creative Iron Chef competitor Jehangir Mehta gives Graffiti a little breathing room with a perch in... read more
Woodsman's shack no longer serving up meat bonanza, switched up to grilled goodies. Keeps it simple with the seasonings, plenty of seafood to go around. Well-considered beer and wine lists, as you'... read more
Opened its doors on Shabbat, and that's just the beginning. Gives a finger to G-d by celebrating shellfish and the fruits of the pig. Creative, eclectic small plates like pork and duck rillettes wi... read more
After successful DC and Denver test runs, polished Asian-Latino spot is ready for the big stage. Epic space exudes power. Palace doors, wrought iron, dangling beams, massive chandelier handmade i... read more
Nabe fave bistro for upper-crust Upper East Siders. Sleek, refurbished interior with arched ceiling and walls embedded with old-timey, rustic tools. True to Boulud obsessions, pricey menu gets a... read more
Latin love for the Garment District. Don Pedro's spinoff puts El Bulli training to eclectic Euro-Caribbean menu. Ambitious combos like Mediterranean dates with smoked duck pancetta, duck over Catal... read more
Union Square locale that opened sometime around the peak of the Americana small plates and absinthe menu trend explosion—trend is on the decline, but resto still has a serious neighborhood fo... read more
Harbinger of a backlash against oversized spots that can't afford to ever take a risk? Pastry chef Jehangir Mehta parlays his experience with Jean Georges, Union Pacific, et al, into fascinating li... 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...