1. La Nacional

6.8
239 W 14th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Tapas Restaurant · Chelsea · 34 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Paella seems like the obvious choice on a first visit, but make sure you come back for the fish stew.

2. Matt Torrey's

7.9
46 Bushwick Ave (at Ainslie St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · East Williamsburg · 56 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Porkslap on draugh and huge windows open up in the summer.

3. La Vara

9.4
268 Clinton St (btwn Warren St & Verandah Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Spanish Restaurant · Cobble Hill · 107 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Must get the fried chickpeas and fried eggplant with honey. Also the chicken is a fantastic deal. Skip the iberico ham, not worth the price.

4. Rubirosa

9.6
235 Mulberry St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · NoLita · 533 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Go simple, get the spaghetti with tomato sauce.

5. Champs

9.1
197 Meserole St (btwn Bushwick Ave & Humboldt St), Brooklyn, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · East Williamsburg · 209 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: The menu offers a lot of variety, but ultimately lacks creativity. There are so many vegetables and legumes they could be using to create delicious dishes while staying away from the fake Chick'n etc

6. La Bahia

8.1
690 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY
Latin American Restaurant · East Williamsburg · 32 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Get the chicken noodle soup, delicious and wholesome. Also the chicken tamal, wrapped in banana leaf.

7. Kings County Supreme Court

360 Adams St (btwn Johnson & Joralemon St.), Brooklyn, NY
Courthouse · Downtown Brooklyn · 99 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Bring a pillow. The seats are long enough to nap.

8. Fu Run 賦潤東北美食

8.7
40-09 Prince St (at Roosevelt Ave), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Downtown Flushing · 63 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Muslim Lamb Chop falls off the bone and covered in cumin, delicious. Pea shoots are nice and refreshing, with plenty of garlic and bite. Dumplings are solid.

9. Taste Good Malaysian Cuisine 好味

8.8
82-18 45th Ave (btwn 82nd & 83rd St.), Elmhurst, NY
Malay Restaurant · Elmhurst · 46 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Try the fish cakes.

10. Momofuku Noodle Bar

9.1
171 1st Ave (btwn E 10th & E 11th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · East Village · 727 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Get the Kimchi Stew, it's not on the menu but they'll make it for you.

11. The Wooly

8.0
11 Barclay St (at Broadway), New York, NY
Speakeasy · Tribeca · 30 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Ask for a person named Steamclam

12. Dutch Kills

9.3
27-24 Jackson Ave (btwn Queens & Dutch Kills St), Long Island City, NY
Cocktail Bar · 223 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: If you are in the mood for a sweet lemon drink get the Gin Fix.

13. Hattie B's Hot Chicken

9.3
112 19th Ave S (at Broadway), Nashville, TN
Fried Chicken Joint · 166 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: The chicken is spicy coming into your body, and spicier leaving it the next day. What comes in must comes out so beware. The banana pudding will cool your mouth for sure.

14. Keens Steakhouse

9.3
72 W 36th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Steakhouse · Koreatown · 354 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: You can order off the bar menu everywhere. The burger is a great deal. Great U.S. red wines on the list for you to enjoy.

15. Toro

9.0
85 10th Ave (Entrance on 15th St & 11th Ave), New York, NY
Tapas Restaurant · Chelsea · 113 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Lamb blood sausage is delicious, the setas (mushroom with egg) also a must, and don't get em without the cocks comb.

16. Rolf & Daughters

9.4
700 Taylor St (at 7th Ave N), Nashville, TN
Italian Restaurant · 53 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Beautiful space with lots of natural light. Get a pasta and a main dish and share. The pork is delicious but decadent, sausage plus a shoulder deep fried makes it heavy and filling.

17. Benoit Bistro

8.5
60 W 55th St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Midtown East · 56 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Great deal. $36 pre-fix dinner is delicious. The front room is charming.

18. OTB

8.1
141 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Williamsburg · 29 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: At $14 a plate, the Coq au vin is a great deal. Deliciously hearty with hefty helpings of bread to soak the wine sauce. Try to score a booth if you can.

19. Rye

9.0
247 S 1st St. (at Roebling), Brooklyn, NY
Cocktail Bar · Williamsburg · 193 tips and reviews

Pablo D.Pablo Douzoglou: Duck entree, Smoked Trout Salad, Meatloaf Sandwich and Old Fashioned to drink.