The Layover: New York
Bemelmans Bar is one of The Layover: New York.

1. Bemelmans Bar

9.0
35 E 76th St (at Madison Ave), New York, NY
Hotel Bar · Upper East Side · 130 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Gin martini. Inside Carlyle hotel. Not a place to hang out, but cool to go once. Named after Ludwig Bemelmans (Madeline), only public display of his artwork.

Papaya King is one of The Layover: New York.

2. Papaya King

179 E 86th St (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · Upper East Side · 117 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: 2 with sauerkraut. Papaya drink. Tony wraps up his stay in NYC in the Upper East Side. Tony grabs a late-night hot dog and fresh-squeezed juice before calling it a night. (2 locations)

Papaya King is one of The Layover: New York.

3. Papaya King

3 Saint Marks Pl (at Cooper Sq), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · East Village · 44 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: 2 with sauerkraut. Papaya drink. Tony wraps up his stay in NYC in the Upper East Side. Tony grabs a late-night hot dog and fresh-squeezed juice before calling it a night. (2 locations)

Burger Joint is one of The Layover: New York.

4. Burger Joint

8.4
119 W 56th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Theater District · 782 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Cash only. Tony traveled to Midtown Manhattan to grab lunch at The Burger Joint hidden inside Le Parker Meridien Hotel. Tony enjoyed a burger and fries. (2 locations)

Burger Joint is one of The Layover: New York.

5. Burger Joint

33 W 8th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Greenwich Village · 97 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Cash only. Tony traveled to Midtown Manhattan to grab lunch at The Burger Joint hidden inside Le Parker Meridien Hotel. Tony enjoyed a burger and fries. (2 locations)

Birreria is one of The Layover: New York.

6. Birreria

7.7
200 5th Ave (at W 23rd St), New York, NY
Brewery · NoMad · 327 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: “It’s an insane Italian beer garden and rustic-style eatery in the sky. The food’s great and most of the beer is hand-crafted artisanal stuff from people like the legendary Dogfish Head dudes.”

Shake Shack is one of The Layover: New York.

7. Shake Shack

9.1
Madison Square Park (Madison Ave & E 23rd St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · NoMad · 1236 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: "Hard to beat for price and for … well … quality. They are pretty much the benchmark." I suggest the double cheeseburger and a shake. (many other locations)

Minetta Tavern is one of The Layover: New York.

8. Minetta Tavern

8.8
113 Macdougal St (at Minetta Ln), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 621 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: “The best, if priciest, burger in NYC is probably the black label burger at the Minetta Tavern. Getting in here, however, can be a challenge. Try early or late.”

Crif Dogs is one of The Layover: New York.

9. Crif Dogs

8.2
113 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st & Ave A), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · East Village · 472 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Jon-Jon Deragon. Small tots. (2 locations/truck) Then Tony & David Chang enter the hidden entrance to Please Dont Tell bar located next door for a few drinks and more dogs: Momofuku dog. Wiley dog.

Crif Dogs is one of The Layover: New York.

10. Crif Dogs

555 Driggs Ave (at N 7th St), Brooklyn, NY
Hot Dog Joint · Williamsburg · 210 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Jon-Jon Deragon. Small tots. (2 locations/truck). Momofuku dog. Wiley dog.

Crif Dogs Truck is one of The Layover: New York.

11. Crif Dogs Truck

New York, NY
Food Truck · 1 tip

Brad G.Brad Graham: Jon-Jon Deragon. Small tots. (2 locations/truck). Momofuku dog. Wiley dog.

PDT (Please Don't Tell) is one of The Layover: New York.

12. PDT (Please Don't Tell)

8.1
113 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st Ave & Avenue A), New York, NY
Speakeasy · East Village · 439 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: "Found behind a “secret” door next to Crif Dogs, this place is a favorite for classic and tweaked cocktails." Classic Manhattan. Momofuku dog. Wiley dog. Jon-Jon Deragon dog. Small tots.

Takashi is one of The Layover: New York.

13. Takashi

456 Hudson St (at Barrow St), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · West Village · 208 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Yakiniku style rest. Harumno (discarded goods). Beef cold noodle with uni (special app). Testicargot cowballs escargot style. Niku-Uni. Grill: Shio-Tan (tongue). Tsurami (cheek). Shibire (sweetbreads)

M. Wells Dinette is one of The Layover: New York.

14. M. Wells Dinette

22-25 Jackson Ave (inside PS1), Queens, NY
Diner · Hunters Point · 66 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Foie gras, bacon & corn soup. Escargot & Bone marrow. Tortilla espanola (blood sausage). Summer shandy. "Tony orders the bone marrow & foie gras, bacon & corn soup, with a biscuit & a summer shandy."

Ess-a-Bagel is one of The Layover: New York.

15. Ess-a-Bagel

8.4
831 3rd Ave (btwn 50th & 51st St.), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Turtle Bay · 358 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: “The New York bagel is a classic, a must. Ess-a-Bagel would be an impeccable choice, either Midtown or downtown. Find a better bagel in your town? Not bloody likely.” 2 locations (midtown or downtown)

Ess-a-Bagel is one of The Layover: New York.

16. Ess-a-Bagel

359 1st Ave (at E 21st St.), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Gramercy Park · 145 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: “The New York bagel is a classic, a must. Ess-a-Bagel would be an impeccable choice, either Midtown or downtown. Find a better bagel in your town? Not bloody likely.” 2 locations (midtown or downtown)

Big Gay Ice Cream Shop is one of The Layover: New York.

17. Big Gay Ice Cream Shop

125 E 7th St (btwn 1st Ave & Ave A), New York, NY
Ice Cream Parlor · East Village · 418 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: "Tony takes the subway down to Union Square and grabs a quick icy snack from the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck. Tony orders a Bea Arthur on a cone and signs a few autographs." (2 locations/truck)

Big Gay Ice Cream Shop is one of The Layover: New York.

18. Big Gay Ice Cream Shop

61 Grove St (at 7th Ave S), New York, NY
Ice Cream Parlor · West Village · 302 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: "Tony takes the subway down to Union Square and grabs a quick icy snack from the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck. Tony orders a Bea Arthur on a cone and signs a few autographs." (2 locations/truck)

The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck is one of The Layover: New York.

19. The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck

New York, NY
Food Truck · NoMad · 62 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: "Tony takes the subway down to Union Square and grabs a quick icy snack from the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck. Tony orders a Bea Arthur on a cone and signs a few autographs." (2 locations/truck)

Baohaus is one of The Layover: New York.

20. Baohaus

238 E 14th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Taiwanese Restaurant · East Village · 293 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Taiwanese-style steam bun sandwiches. Chairman Bao (pork belly). Birdhaus Bao (fried chicken). Lemonade.

Great N.Y. Noodletown is one of The Layover: New York.

21. Great N.Y. Noodletown

8.1
28 Bowery (btwn Pell & Bayard St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 286 tips and reviews
The Arepa Lady is one of The Layover: New York.

22. The Arepa Lady

8.1
7811 Roosevelt Ave (btwn 78th & 79th St), Jackson Heights, NY
Food Truck · 21 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: “Located under the L on Roosevelt Avenue, Maria Piedad Cano makes sublime legendary Colombian-style arepas. Flat cornmeal cakes stuffed or topped with meat or cheese and fried to perfect goodness.”

Sushi Yasuda is one of The Layover: New York.

23. Sushi Yasuda

8.8
204 E 43rd St (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 256 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Pricey but good

Masa is one of The Layover: New York.

24. Masa

7.5
10 Columbus Circle (at W 60th St), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Central Park · 71 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: “Better sushi than in Tokyo…pricy, but good.”

Subway Inn is one of The Layover: New York.

25. Subway Inn

5.9
1140 2nd Ave (at E 60th St), New York, NY
Dive Bar · Upper East Side · 51 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: A genuine dive (on the upper east-side). Across from Bloomingdales.

Tammany Hall is one of The Layover: New York.

26. Tammany Hall

152 Orchard St (btwn Stanton & Rivington St.), New York, NY
Music Venue · Lower East Side · 52 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Tony and Eddie head to Tammany Hall to get drinks.

High Line is one of The Layover: New York.

27. High Line

9.4
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1499 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: "Tony wandered around this “park in the sky.”

Back Forty is one of The Layover: New York.

28. Back Forty

190 Avenue B (at E 12th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Alphabet City · 150 tips and reviews
Super Taste is one of The Layover: New York.

29. Super Taste

8.4
26 Eldridge St (at Canal St), New York, NY
Noodle Restaurant · Chinatown · 112 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Bean paste noodle ground pork. Fish ball soup.

Peter Luger Steak House is one of The Layover: New York.

30. Peter Luger Steak House

8.7
178 Broadway (at Driggs Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Steakhouse · Williamsburg · 693 tips and reviews