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Saar Indian Bistro: Fine Indian Cuisine in NYC’s Theater District

(October 19, 2018) - Hemant Mathur, the Michelin-starred chef behind restaurants like Devi and Tulsi, has embarked on a new culinary venture with Saar Indian Bistro. (read the story...)

Celebrating the Season: Private Party Spaces in NYC

(October 15, 2018) - New York restaurants are notoriously short on space, but we've gathered up some great exceptions for holiday and special occasion dining in a private party group space as only New York can do it. (read the story...)

Jack Sinanaj: New York Steak Master and Empire Builder

(October 12, 2018) - The life of Jack Sinanaj is a stellar tribute to the rewards of hard work. This native of Montenegro (which borders Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Albania) came to the U.S. in 1991, only twenty years old and speaking barely a word of English. Now, he's got a steak empire that spans from New York to around the world. (read the story...)

BarBacon Opens Second Location in Union Square

(October 09, 2018) - Bacon lovers will want to stop for a bite at Union Square's newest welcome addition, BarBacon. It's the restaurant's second location, after their successful 2014 opening in Hell's Kitchen. (read the story...)

New York's 10 Best Food Carts

(October 05, 2018) - If you’ve lived here long enough, a food cart on the sidewalk poses little more than a barrier for your power-walk down 6th Avenue. Read on for Middle Eastern, Indian, and Trinidadian dishes and the carts they call home. (read the story...)

Lobster and Steak Special at Morton's The Steakhouse

(October 01, 2018) - Famous for USDA prime-aged beef, fresh seafood, fine wine, and elegant desserts, Morton’s is the ideal place for a memorable dinner. Right now you can enjoy the experience with a great deal on surf and turf. Now through December 30, 2017, get a succulent steak and lobster tail served with drawn butter for only $56. (read the story...)

8 Unique Pizza Toppings You Can Try Only in NYC

(October 01, 2018) - Unique topping options are one reason New York is famous for its pizza. From sushi to chocolate to pasta, the city's pizzerias have creative ideas for memorable pies. (read the story...)

Where to Find Late-Night Eats on the Lower East Side

(September 28, 2018) - Any night of clubbing or bar-hopping will probably include a spell of ravenous hunger. In the Lower East Side, where the nightlife stays active even on weekdays, many kitchens are sympathetic to the partier’s plight, providing food into the wee hours. Stop by a classic deli, a pie shop, or a place with pizza in a cone for filling food to keep you going strong all night long. (read the story...)

All in the Family: Chef Sal Scognamillo of Patsy's Italian Restaurant

(September 28, 2018) - In 1944, Pasquale “Patsy” Scognamillo opened Patsy's Italian Restaurant in New York’s Theater District. Today, the restaurant remains on West 56th Street, thriving with a committed local following and constant stream of visitors. The epitome of a family restaurant, Patsy’s has seen only three executive chefs: Patsy himself, his son Joe, and the current chef, Joe’s son Sal Scognamillo. (read the story...)

New York's 5 Best Gyros

(September 21, 2018) - A classic Mediterranean street food, the gyro is a pita wrap packed with thin slices of savory, herb-y meat, lettuce, tomato, and special sauce. Here are the five best in the city! Grab some extra sauce for us, will you? (read the story...)

The Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Brooklyn

(September 21, 2018) - In Brooklyn’s ever-burgeoning culinary scene, renowned chefs are setting up shop in the borough and serving award-winning cuisine. But at these restaurants, don’t expect a posh place where you need to dress up. Expect a Brooklyn facade—a warehouse, a pier, a pizza parlor—with an array of fascinating dishes awaiting you inside. (read the story...)

Buzzy O’Keeffe: The Man Behind Brooklyn's Iconic River Café

(September 14, 2018) - The River Cafe is one of New York City’s preeminent dining institutions. The restaurant’s owner and operator Michael “Buzzy” O’Keeffe ensures it stays that way. (read the story...)

Where to Get the Most Mouth-Watering Wagyu Beef in NYC

(September 11, 2018) - Wagyu beef refers to a particular breed of Japanese cattle. Once bred only in Asia, these cattle are now cultivated on select farms in the U.S., producing high-quality beef prized by chefs around the country. Read on for the best wagyu beef in NYC. (read the story...)

Where to Find the Best Shawarmas in NYC

(August 31, 2018) - Shawarma is a variation on the gyro. Like a gyro, the meat is grilled kebab-style (shawarma is Arabic for “turning”), but the shawarma’s meat is marinated for longer, and there’s a more diverse list of toppings. The best spots to seek out shawarma in NYC. (read the story...)

6 Smashing Avocado Toasts in NYC

(August 30, 2018) - Granted, avocado toast had its moment a few years ago. But let’s be honest: we’re all still eating (and Instagramming) it. An import from Australia, this creamy, crunchy concoction satisfies vegans and omnivores alike. Below are some of the most exemplary avocado toasts in New York, some tricked out with veggies, sauces, and salmon, and others simple and satisfying. (read the story...)

Sweet Treats to Try Before the End of Summer in NYC

(August 27, 2018) - From candy creations to rich ice cream, New York has a slew of sweet treats for finishing your summer on a decadent note. Check out our picks for some must-try end of summer desserts that will help you beat the heat. (read the story...)

The 10 Best Juice Bars in NYC

(August 24, 2018) - Juice is always a good idea. It’s light, it’s cold, and (for the most part) it’s healthy. Take a juice break on a hot New York afternoon or cleanse away your summer indiscretions with a solids fast at these juice places all over NYC. (read the story...)

Restaurants with Play Areas for Kids in NYC

(August 15, 2018) - If you’re in the city with energetic children, you might be looking for a place where they can play and you can enjoy a glass of wine and a plate of pasta. Below are six restaurants in New York with child-friendly play areas and activities like coloring to keep them occupied at the table. These restaurants provide kids menus too, such as mac ‘n cheese, mini barbecue sandwiches, and chicken tenders. Everyone wins! (read the story...)

Where to Get the Best Waffles in NYC

(August 13, 2018) - On August 24, 1869, the first United States patent for a waffle iron was issued to Cornelius Swarthout of Troy, New York. In honor of this, National Waffle Day is observed each year on August 24th. Lots of eateries in Manhattan and Brooklyn are serving up creative waffle dishes- Harold's Meat & Three, Miss Ada, Noted Tribeca, Opry City Stage, and Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill. (read the story...)

Where to Get Chocolate in NYC

(August 08, 2018) - New York knows chocolate. Whether you're looking for a classic like Hershey's or a refined version like Soho's MarieBelle, you'll find all kinds of sweet takes on everyone's favorite dessert. (read the story...)

The Best Malaysian Restaurants in NYC

(August 07, 2018) - The Southeast Asian country of Malaysia has a few faithful representatives on the New York food scene, but these few are mighty. Malaysian food features flavors you’ll recognize from the cuisines of nearby nations like Thailand, Vietnam, China, and India. So expect flavorful soups chock-full of meat, seafood, veggies, and noodles, plus ingredients like rice, egg, coconut milk, and cucumber (a common garnish). Head to one of these spots to try out some delicious dishes! (read the story...)

The Best Sushi in New York City

(August 02, 2018) - The New York sushi circuit boasts stiff competition. Legendary sushi chefs establish their counters both small and large here, importing delectable fish, seaweed, crab, roe, and basically anything edible from under the sea. (read the story...)

Best Vegan Restaurants in Downtown New York City

(July 30, 2018) - New York City is one of the most innovative and creative cities when it comes to food. NYC has no limit on the number of specialty foods that it has to offer, and plant-based options are no exception. Some of the best Vegan food can be found here, and they even have nut-free, gluten-free, and Kosher varieties too, so everyone can appreciate an animal-product-less meal! Check out our list to see which restaurants shine with their all plant-based dishes (read the story...)

5 Great Summer Steakhouse Specials in NYC

(July 27, 2018) - Some of the city's best steakhouses are offering summer discounts. Read on for wine, wagyu beef, and wedge salad specials at these New York steakhouses. (read the story...)

7 Unique Vendors You Don't Want to Miss at Smorgasburg

(July 24, 2018) - Smorgasburg, Brooklyn’s premium outdoor food market, is a fantastic destination for unique foods. The food festival takes place every weekend from now until October, with Saturdays at East River State Park in Williamsburg, and Sundays in Prospect Park. Read on for our picks for some of the most original tastes at Smorgasburg, from hollowed-out fruit drinks to buns made with ramen. (read the story...)


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