167 "First/Early in the Game Dates" restaurants in New York.
An absolute classic. It hardly gets better than L'Artusi, and that's been the case for a long time.
The only thing that is keeping Rubriosa from being one of NYC's classic Italian restaurants is time. Let's eat vodka sauce pizza while we wait.
Our NYC pizza power rankings have forever changed. Emily not only has some of the best pizza in the city, it’s also got one of the best burgers. That means you should probably get there soon.
Al Di La is the ultimate neighborhood Italian restaurant. If you live in Park Slope, congratulations.
Lighthouse is our go-to spot in Williamsburg for a casual, kind of healthy, but still impressive meal.
Llama Inn isn’t actually a hotel for llamas, but it is a Peruvian restaurant very much worth the trip to Williamsburg.
Normally at The Infatuation, we are not impressed by exclusive, "secret" restaurants. Much to our surprise, the food is absolutely excellent here, and the environment delivers too.
Cosme is an upscale Mexican restaurant in Flatiron that's much more approachable than it appears to be.
Most everything on the menu at Charlie Bird is fantastic. But what’s really got our attention are two things that these people already do better than almost anyone else: service and wine.
Speedy Romeo is the best restaurant you haven’t been to. Put it on your Hit List and make the trip to Clinton Hill. Then feel free to thank us. On second thought, thank them.
Mario Batali's Spanish tapas haven is still a must visit restaurant. Get in line for some jamón serrano.
Not the cheapest bowl of noodles in New York, and maybe not even the best, but Momofuku Noodle Bar is an indisputable Infatuation favorite. Come for all the other amazing things this place has to o...
Yes, there is definitely a scene at Narcissa. But it’s more subdued and humble than the crowd at the other Standard Hotel. Maybe that’s because the staff is so nice. Or maybe it’s because people ar...
Contra is a Lower East Side tasting menu restaurant with adventurous food that actually tastes good.