Everyone comes for the chicken and it lives up to the hype. It's juicy, the skin is crispy and the portion is plentiful. Another option: velvety gnocchi, tossed with corn and roasted cherry tomatoes. Read more.
This is the place to tweet and be seen. Their meaty lunch menu includes terrines, ham, sea bass and steak, but the most popular entree is the lamb burger ($17). Read more.
Everything good is worth waiting at this Madison Square Park stand. New Yorkers wait in line for more than 45 minutes for backyard BBQ burgers with fluffy potato buns and crinkle fries. Read more.
Mario Batali's osteria maybe be his best effort in New York; it's certainly his most relaxed and consistent. The cacio e pepe is world class. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.
Recommended: Marinated big-eye tuna, crispy bacon, pork ravioli; roasted sturgeon, scallops; roasted and braised suckling pig, roasted vegetables; gnocchi, risotto; ice cream, sorbets, pain perdu. Read more.
Thinly cut fries are subtly seasoned. Burgers ($15) are made with brisket and topped with bacon and white cheddar. And the turkey club sandwich ($11) is always popular. Read more.
Don't let the homey atmosphere fool you; make a reservation at least a week in advance. Popular lunch items include include the turkey sandwich, cheeseburger, and the whole wheat pizzas. Read more.
The best hotel for a staycation has perfected the urban-resort concept. The tri-level pleasure complex boasts a pool with an open view of the Empire State Building, five bars and the Exhale spa. Read more.