The restaurant is decorated with famous moments in sports, while the menu includes steak tartare burger, garlic-&-scallion wings, & a library of 50+ whiskeys. Read more.
. The minimalist dining room of oak tables, chairs and floors is complimented by a warmer, more expressive menu of dishes like fried chicken with pickled watermelon rind and grilled sweetbreads. Read more.
Making a sequel is always risky, but when you break trail & introduce liquor that's just downright ballsy. The Shop's 2nd outpost, in Williamsburg, is an example. The same ball spread prevails. Read more.
3 stories topped with an indoor-outdoor roof, a bar with 125 types of rum, Latin beats, & a Nuevo Latino menu supplying all sweet plantain dumplings you can crush w/o putting the brakes on your salsa Read more.
Highlights from the hotel's entertainment offerings are a pool with a translucent floor, Marble Lane restaurant, and a penthouse nightclub called PH-D from the crew behind Tao and Lavo. Read more.
We appreciate a place like this that's all about making you feel welcome with daily dinner specials like Buttermilk Fried Chicken Mondays, and six different burgers any night of the week Read more.
The chef's reined in the concept a bit, swapping out the funhouse furniture for more mainstream digs and the crabmeat ragout for Sicilian-style pasta, a burger and tuna tartare Read more.
You can spend July 4th with the holy man at the Hudson's Sky Terrace, where he's DJing a BBQ party with fellow NYer Mel DeBarge. Tickets and table will run you $125 Read more.
The crew behind coffee window/breakfast/brunch/dinner spot has opened a companion joint. The appropriately-named Nights & Weekends direct its energy to the evening scene with handful of small plates Read more.
The Burger Guru is more of an options guy: he's got 11 different burgers made with organic meat and hatted with everything from caramelized onions to applewood smoked bacon and fried egg Read more.
Nitehawk Cinema, officially ending the battle between hungry viewers of independent films and pimple-faced ushers. The new theater & cafe offers in-seat dining. Read more.
ay your prayers in advance and you can get down on a whole suckling pig; otherwise, there's no shame in washing back some puffed pig's ears with a cask beer or scotch-laced root beer float. Read more.
The Spanish joint has a San Sebastian native in the kitchen making everything from small plates like Iberico ham on toasted bread & garlicky head-on shrimp to bigger, sharable portions. Read more.
No question, it's the best barbecue in the city. But the best part is the casual and playful atmosphere It’s tough not to meet new people and to break $50 for dinner for two. Read more.
Tap is a behemoth slab of drinking territory seating 350 and manned by the Colicchio & Sons crew with liquid ammo including warm-weather wines and a handful of local beers. Read more.
Exciting pork driven menu. Traif (meaning the opposite of Kosher) puts together an affordable menu of small and large plates that are so unique in cuisine style. Read more.
No question, it's the best barbecue in the city. The best part is the casual & playful atmosphere: beer served in mason jars, buffet style line-up & huge communal tables. Read more.
Has an inventive beverage program that might pair your spicy paella soup with "easy drinking session beers" and "sipping rums" with your lamb burger. Read more.
Opened this week with a massive screen for sports watching, ten taps for beer and a ticketing system that only makes sense if you've already been drinking. Read more.
The waterfront property also has foos, pong, pool, and a life-size chess board. Of course, there's also plenty of craft beer and snacks like bratwurst and La Frieda burgers. Read more.
Sample Pilsner Urquell poured 4 ways. And since you're not the type of guy to leave a project half-finished, there's also good eating like smoked veal tongue, veal schnitzel, & Prague-style ham. Read more.
This weekend the Williamsburg flea turns into an entirely grub-oriented market called Smorgasburg, with over a hundred vendors trying to feed you stuff like fresh local tempeh and heirloom beans. Read more.
Why? Because it's like a mini Oktoberfest.Our man inside the German American Steuben Parade tells us to expect lots of Paulener on draft, one-hour river cruise, & the crowning of Miss German America. Read more.
The lackluster Thor restaurant is out, replaced by CO-OP, a Cali-in-the-'70s-inspired spot with 30-foot ceilings and photographs of local studs/hotties like Moby and Debbie Harry covering the walls Read more.
Bento is coming down hard on the burger of old with variations made of Japanese kobe beef, Korean barbecue bulgogi pork & seafood with Thai chili sauce served with Japanese pickles & mango slaw. Read more.
Bill Telepan is in the house with a 4-course, no-rez, $45 prix-fixe menu with dishes like Maine crab with carrot slaw & lamb served with spicy ramps & mint. Every Weds/Thurs/Fri through May 20. Read more.
This is not the place to wear your "denim shirt, denim jacket and jeans" ensemble. Read more.
The "velvet chicken" is better -- and less difficult to eat -- than the name implies. Read more.
50,000 square feet of pure Italian with a rooftop beer garden, a cooking school, bakery, coffee shop, fresh pasta counter, a butcher, & any pantry item you'll need to play chef at home. Read more.
The new concept, Pop Pub, swaps lounge for beer hall, including 15 brews on tap, 25+ in bottles, & beer cocktails like the Shandy (7Up and Lager). Food sticks to pop classics like burgers and hot dogs Read more.
Meet your boozy attendents, this place has a rotating selection of 16 draughts - to fill your grow or to enjoy right there in-house, plus a 500-wide bottle selection. Read more.
At LTO, a so-called think tank & experimental restaurant helmed by a rotating list of the country's best chefs, beginning with DC James Beard Award Winner RJ Cooper, though May 8th. Read more.
Serving a big menu in a dining room, bar, & oyster room. Dutch supper ranges from Wellfleet oysters, hot fried chicken, & lamb neck mole, all going pound-for-pound with an extensive alcohol list. Read more.
For the cherry blossom festival @ ENJB, try the sashimi cold-smoked over cherry wood, tile fish marinated in cherry blossom dashi, & washugyu ribeye hotpot - all paired with sake on request. Read more.
Sharps - doing haircuts, hot towel shaves, & wares-sales in a wood and white tile appointed room at Le Parker Meridian. Regulars get cleaned up for free & everyone gets a coke, coffee or beer. Read more.
A fresh Chelsea spot with belly dancing and live music while you tear through some Mediterranean small plates like oxtail empanadas, fried oysters, and short rib shishkabobs. Read more.
Try the Turducken ball, and the Latin Stallion with chorizo, buffalo and pork. The sauces range from a green curry peanut Dragon's Lair to the Truffle Time, a creamy truffle sauce with fontina cheese. Read more.
The menu is seasonally-driven, uses produce from a one-acre Long Island farm where they harvest over 100 varieties of organic produce. Plus you can eat here alone, at the full-service mahogany bar. Read more.
The menu is down-to-earth stuff, though, with hearty fare like chicken Kiev, braised short ribs, and beef stroganoff, plus their own house-made honey-pepper vodka. Read more.
Aside from seafood towers & ceviche, the menu also includes smart comfort food like fried chicken & potato waffles, and St. Louis-style sticky ribs. Read more.
Deftly mixed cocktails change seasonally, while the taxidermy stays pretty consistent, & an order of tater tots & Chang Dog (bacon-wrapped, with kimchi) will be the right thing until the end of time. Read more.
A menu of "farmhouse French" food -- country pate made with rabbit and pork, Provencal tomato tart, crispy roast chicken with stuffed cabbage and carrots. Read more.
Smithfield has your footie games on 3 floors, accommodates several hundred people at the bar, has big tables made of wood reclaimed from a Brooklyn water tower. Read more.
Head over to the garden at Back Forty to get boiled, hit with hammers, torn to bits and snacked on along with corn bread, fresh corn, boiled new potatoes, string beans and fruit cobblers Read more.
It’s a reservation-only scenario, which you’ll need to make on the restaurant’s website at 11 a.m. the day you intend to dine on the five-course prix fixe menu. Read more.
It's a two-level affair with a chandelier-lit dining room, DJ booth, two bars and a semi-private upstairs lounge. Read more.
The crew from Vinegar Hill have added a cafe next door called Hillside, where they serve fresh doughnuts for breakfast, sandwiches with cured meats for lunch and pork pate en croute for dinner. Read more.
It's all dark glamour, with dark woods, black leather and ornate ceilings. There’s gin and tonic on tap, beer in the bottle, martinis however you like them and fish and chips for snacking. Read more.
This West Village wine bar and cafe built mostly of reclaimed wood from the mid-19th century. The menu is contemporary, with a selection of wines by the glass and bottle, craft beer, and sake. Read more.
Pizza is what you'll find at Michaels White's latest spot in the East Village. Palermitana-style crust stacked with combos like the maialona.There’s also a house lasagna and a rotating daily special, Read more.
Makes and sells luxury basics for a fraction of typical retail. In SoHo with a temporary showroom, featuring belts, bow ties and new collections of weekender bags and backpacks -- all under $100. Read more.
Features market-driven American food like flatbreads, grass-fed gruyere cheeseburgers, salads of roasted beets and fava leaves, all kinds of daily specials. Read more.
Potlikker features decor that is both light and cheerful -- which is atypical for Williamsburg eateries. Not only that, but the food itself is a world apart. Read more.
In addition to lobster dumplings with shiitake mushrooms, mahogany chicken and long-bone short ribs with Sichuan black pepper sauce, there’s also a DJ booth and an outdoor terrace. Read more.
The food is a mash-up of Latin and American flavors, with dishes like Colombian cheese bread with red pepper cream, Peruvian salmon ceviche, Brazilian-style roast chicken, & seafood paella. Read more.
This local gem, is right on Manhasset Bay, and serves littlenecks, baked stuffed quahogs, lobster rolls and a fried oyster po' boy made with local bivalves. Read more.
Rudy’s has set up shop at the Ace Hotel, complete with art installations, products by Kiehl’s and Malin and Goetz, a selection of books and popsicles and haircuts that start at $17 for a buzz. Read more.
You can expect all kinds of surprises, like beer-battered blowfish tails, farm chicken, & roasted pork neck -- all in a dual-level restaurant with 20-foot ceilings, big arched windows & a living wall. Read more.
After getting wrecked in a freak crane accident, Crave is back in the same ‘hood. Killer decor isn't the only new addition to this old favorite, though, the menu features a variety of new dishes. Read more.
What to look out for: sharable plates (like grilled bread with grated tomato and jamon iberico), steamed manila clams with chorizo, grilled shishito peppers and a grilled prime ribsteak aged 40 days. Read more.
It's a restaurant inside a mansion, perched over the Hudson River with a kitchen helmed by a chef who’s cooked everywhere from Bouley to Corton. Read more.
The good news is that polo tickets are a fraction of the cost of football tickets, which means that you can dedicate your savings to a picnic crate from Tutto Il Giorno, that delivers to the polo club Read more.
It’s a palace of simple pleasures, with lots of American whisky, 25 beers and three wines on tap, $5 beer and shot specials, and an affordable menu of griddled burgers, smoked meats, fried chicken. Read more.
Caffe Bristot espresso starting at 7am, and a menu with porchetta sandwiches, various panini, a three-cheese pizza, and house specialties like a slow-cooked pork cheek. Read more.
Extra Place is a 50-seat Mediterranean spot with an industrial feel, roll-up garage-style windows, and an open kitchen with four doner rotisseries to let you know what’s for dinner. Read more.