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Cap off your Labor Day weekend at Sumi Robata Bar. They have an amazing Sunday brunch loaded with menu items like fried chicken, soy-smoked salmon crudo, and tofu dessert. Read more
Some say Luger is the greatest steakhouse in the world. Even if we can’t go quite that far, the steaks are damn good, especially the signature dry-aged prime porterhouse.
Bella Puebla offers such exotica as tacos arabes, chicken in a novel red pipian (pumpkinseed) sauce, and a fiery hot adobo de puerco.
There's really only one option: a salad starter begins every meal, followed by the signature Entrecôte steak and thin-cut fries.
Dishes are rustic or downright simple (the famed sardines and Triscuits remain a staple), but solid. Brunch is a classic in its own right, but be prepared for the wait.
The UWS location is roomier than the original, and there's a bigger menu with a Carbone-esque linguine and clams and that made-to-order mozz. All of the original sandwiches are still on the menu. Read more
Eater National 38 member: Topolobampo succeeds because the dishes evoke the slow heat & spicy insinuations of rustic Mexican cooking: Bright, nuanced ceviches segue to beef tongue in pipian rojo. Read more
Eater National 38 member: At some point in the evening, staffers guide guests to enjoy part of meal in another area on the property, perhaps the patio or in a former manure shed turned cozy enclave. Read more