This brasserie from the Frenchette team makes a visit to Rockefeller Center worth it even when there isn't a very tall tree on display.
Written byKenny Yang
A flower and coffee shop in Midtown East, Remi43 is the perfect place to catch up with a friend.
Written byCarina Finn Koeppicus
Ten Thousand Coffee is a Korean-inspired cafe in Midtown known for their aesthetically-pleasing drinks.
Marea in Midtown makes some of the best pasta in NYC. You must order the bone marrow and octopus fusilli.
Written byCarlo Mantuano
Upstairs is an intimate rooftop that's good for a casual drink with a decent view after work or dinner.
Written byNeha Talreja
Daintree is a rooftop lounge atop Hotel Hendricks with a martini menu and small plates that are a step above your usual rooftop fare.
Dear Irving on Hudson takes up the top two floors of the Aliz Hotel Times Square, and it's perfect for bringing someone who might become more than a friend one day.
If you like big spaces, watching sports, and being outside, come to Versa in Midtown.
Darling is a swanky rooftop bar on Central Park South with panoramic views of the city, and it's a pretty cool place.
Do you need a big place where you can eat a pricey steak with some people who never stray too far from Grand Central? Try Benjamin Steakhouse.
Written byBryan Kim
Farida is a casual Central Asian restaurant in Midtown with excellent food and a fun atmosphere.
Written byHannah Albertine
If you’re looking for affordable sushi in Midtown, Wokuni is a good option.
Milos is a Midtown Greek restaurant specializing in fresh fish shipped in from the Mediterranean daily. It's pricey for dinner, but lunch is a steal.
Written byChris Stang
Finally, someone figured out that an Italian restaurant near Penn Station that serves food people want to eat would do well.
With a reasonably priced menu, welcoming staff, and sleek decor, we’re surprised to find such a perfect Australian coffee shop in Midtown East.
Tequila Park is definitely a useful option to have in the tool belt, as long as you’re aware of what you’re getting in to. As long as you can overlook the Columbus Circle hotel crowd and the high prices, you'll be fine.
Written byAndrew Steinthal
The National is a seasonal restaurant and brasserie in Midtown with solid eats for all meals at prices that aren’t cheap but aren’t abusive.
We’re happy to report that this increase in Shake Shake quantity has had no ill effects on the quality. Just be aware going in, Shake Shack Times Square is quite the tourist attraction.
Even though it's in Midtown, this multi-level meat market serves up one of our favorite steaks in town, and it's not what you might expect from a steakhouse in the area.
The Modern is really two different experiences: the bar, and the dining room. Here’s what you need to know about both.
Written byKatherine Lewin & Chris Stang