6 Great Spots for Brunch with a Show in NYC
There’s no wrong way to do brunch in a city full of great restaurants. But you can take your mimosa up a notch with a theatrical flair—luckily, New York has plenty of that too. Find six NYC brunches below with performative elements like theater, drag performance, film, and live music.
Over-the-Top Steak and Layer Cake at NYC's Two Strip House Locations
Strip House, the intimate downtown steakhouse, has expanded to midtown, offering New York twice the steak, sides, and dessert.
3 Affordable Chinese Restaurants to Try in NYC Right Now
You don't have to break the bank to enjoy tasty sit-down Chinese cuisine in NYC; you can even have a pleasant bit of atmosphere. Here are three great spots where you can enjoy fresh, tasty Chinese cooking at affordable prices.
Sensational Sichuan at China River Near Times Square
New to the Times Square area, China River offers exceptional Sichuan cuisine in a convenient location near a host of Broadway theatres. Formerly called Sichuan Manor, this restaurant leads with a wide range of Chinese dishes that are never short on flavor.
5 Lunch Specials to Try Right Now in Midtown NYC
Some of New York City's finest restaurants are best visited at lunch. Often, you can enjoy a meal for less than you’d pay in the evening. You’re also more likely to get a table at these popular spots. Here are several lunch specials available now in midtown!
Joeys and Java: 8 Australian Restaurants to Try Now in NYC
There are many, many Australian cafes and restaurants in New York City for anyone wanting a photogenic Avocado toast or a savory pie filled with kangaroo meat (no joke). Find 8 of your new favorite all-day cafes and restaurants here!
Visit the World's First Mozzarella Bar in Two Amazing NYC Locations: Obica
If you love fresh, creamy mozzarella on a Neapolitan pie or a fresh plate of burrata, visit the mozzarella experts in New York City at Obicà. This Italian chain, with locations worldwide, has two New York outposts in Midtown East and Flatiron.
Where to Eat in Greenwich Village
With such culinary density, it can be hard to choose the best places to eat in Greenwich Village. Fortunately you don't have to. We've selected our favorite spots below.
Where to Eat in Chelsea
Our list of the best restaurants in Chelsea will you show you where to dine after a day strolling the Highline, a night at the Joyce Theater or in between gallery hopping.
Steakhouse Staples and East-Side Elegance at the New David Burke Tavern
Inside one elegant townhouse on the Upper East Side, celebrity chef David Burke invites you to drink, dine, and relax at David Burke Tavern. This brand-new restaurant, which opened in early October, features a seasonally minded menu of artful cocktails and robust proteins like lobster steak, Wagyu pot roast, and Burke’s signature “Clothesline” candied bacon.
Saar Indian Bistro: Fine Indian Cuisine in NYC’s Theater District
Hemant Mathur, the Michelin-starred chef behind restaurants like Devi and Tulsi, has embarked on a new culinary venture with Saar Indian Bistro.
Jack Sinanaj: New York Steak Master and Empire Builder
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.
BarBacon Opens Second Location in Union Square
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.
New York's 10 Best Food Carts
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.
Where to Find Late-Night Eats on the Lower East Side
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.
All in the Family: Chef Sal Scognamillo of Patsy's Italian Restaurant
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.
The Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Brooklyn
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.
Buzzy O’Keeffe: The Man Behind Brooklyn's Iconic River Café
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.
Where to Get the Most Mouth-Watering Wagyu Beef in NYC
Celebrate your next special occasion with top-grade steak in NYC! The city’s fine dining restaurants are now sourcing wagyu beef, a high-quality Japanese steak prized by chefs worldwide. Wagyu is highly marbled, exquisitely smooth, and perfect for fine steakhouses and sushi restaurants alike. Below are the best wagyu-based dishes in New York City and where to find them.
Where to Find the Best Shawarmas in NYC
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.
The 10 Best Juice Bars in NYC
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.
Restaurants with Play Areas for Kids in NYC
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!
Where to Get the Best Waffles in NYC
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.
The Best Malaysian Restaurants in NYC
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!
Best Vegan Restaurants in Downtown New York City
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