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Lower East Side
If you end up at Mischa in Midtown East for a work dinner, at least you’ll be able to join the $29 hot dog debate.
September 27, 2023
The food takes a backseat to the spectacular views at this New American restaurant in a FiDi skyscraper. But if you know what to order, you’ll have an unforgettable experience.
June 5, 2023
TBar is a New York City-style steakhouse in Southampton. Come with a crowd for a fancy evening.
May 12, 2023
South Street Seaport
This steakhouse on Pier 17 looks like a cruise ship dining room and has a terrific Wagyu striploin.
April 26, 2023
Have your next lunch meeting at this handroll bar in the Hudson Yards mall.
April 24, 2023
Upper East Side
Elio’s is an old-school Italian restaurant on the UES that’s great for celebrity sightings.
March 30, 2023
Nubiani has higher prices and smaller portions compared to most places in Koreatown, but you’ll get outstanding banchan and some of the best marinated short rib in the neighborhood.
March 15, 2023
Jupiter is an all-day Italian spot that works well for any situation in Midtown, and while pastas are the focus here, their other dishes deserve just as much attention.
February 14, 2023
This Jean-Georges restaurant in the Mark Hotel is a reliable walk-in option for upscale seafood and pizza.
February 13, 2023
53's stylish dining rooms should be studied at Parsons. This modern Asian restaurant in Midtown from the Marea team is one of your best options for an upscale dinner in the city.
November 22, 2022
Smyth Tavern makes one of the best burgers in Tribeca, but not much else here is worth mentioning.
November 17, 2022
Michael's is an old school Italian restaurant near Marine Park, and it'll make you think of one word: classy.
November 4, 2022
An Eastern Mediterranean restaurant from José Andrés, this Nomad spot has a relaxing, seaside resort-like setting. Prioritize the seafood mezze.
October 24, 2022
It’s easy to convince yourself that you love Peter Luger. It’s steak and bacon and ice cream. What’s not to love? A lot, it turns out.
October 21, 2022
House of the Red Pearl is a Chinese-inspired place in the Tin Building by Jean-Georges. The decor is cheesy, but the duck with perfectly-crisped skin will inspire repeat visits.
October 13, 2022
Unsurprisingly, the French restaurant at a food hall by Jean-Georges Vongerichten is worth checking out. Come here for a casual date and share some escargots, but skip the burger.
Skikku is your best option if you want a relaxing break from all the people-dodging you’ll be doing at the Tin Building. The sushi is high-quality, and the rolls have interesting components.
Frenchette is a tough act to follow, but this Midtown brasserie is a successful sequel. Here, you can eat flawlessly-executed food in a grand Art Deco space with an energetic crowd and a sceney vibe.
October 4, 2022
This outpost of Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill in FiDi is a dependable place for good sushi and steaks.
September 21, 2022
This Daniel Boulud restaurant in FiDi will remind you why the chef became a celebrity in the first place: for cooking French food better than most people on this planet.
September 14, 2022
Smith & Wollensky in Midtown East isn’t trying to be anything other than a classic and reliable steakhouse, and that’s exactly what it is.
September 6, 2022
At Zou Zou’s in Manhattan West, you can get unique, shareable dishes influenced by countries all over North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean.
March 30, 2022
Forgive us for this controversial take, but Le Bernardin is as fantastic as it's billed to be.
January 26, 2022