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2013 Food & Drink Award Winners
The NoMad Hotel is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

1. The NoMad Hotel

9.5
1170 Broadway (at W 28th St), New York, NY
Hotel · NoMad · 90 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: 2013's Best New Restaurant winner astonishes with its all-in pursuit of luxury: radishes dipped like bonbons in shells of butter & roasted chicken w/ foie gras & truffles tucked beneath its skin. Read more.

Perla Cafe is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

2. Perla Cafe

234 W 4th St (West 10th st), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · West Village · 160 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This pasta lover's dream won the 2013 Best New Italian Spot award. From an open kitchen, Chef Toscano dispatches blackened tentacles of meaty octopus and gorgeous pastas woven around cockscombs. Read more.

Mile End Delicatessen is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

3. Mile End Delicatessen

8.8
53 Bond St (btwn Bowery & Lafayette St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · NoHo · 238 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This new-world delicatessen, a Noho spin-off of the Brooklyn flagship, won the title of Best Sandwich Shop in 2013. Read more.

Alphabet City Beer Co. is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

4. Alphabet City Beer Co.

9.3
96 Avenue C (at E 6th St), New York, NY
Beer Bar · Alphabet City · 152 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Beer store with a bar? Beer bar with a store? Whatever the hell it is, this erudite yet unpretentious ode to all things ale beguiled wide-eyed beer novices and grizzled hops nerds alike. Read more.

Ovenly is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

5. Ovenly

9.4
31 Greenpoint Ave (at West St), Brooklyn, NY
Bakery · Greenpoint · 99 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Lines wind out the door at 2013's Best New Bakery winner for skillfully balanced bites like fudgy date-cocoa Montego Bay bars and a killer chocolate-chip cookie teeming with gooey nubs. Read more.

Xi'an Famous Foods is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

6. Xi'an Famous Foods

8.8
41-10 Main St (btwn 41st Ave & 41st Rd), Flushing, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Downtown Flushing · 90 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This downtown-meets-Chinatown den pleases both Instagram-happy young’uns and Mandarin-fluent grannies. Winner of the 2013 Best Second Act award, as the sophomore effort from Xi’an Famous Foods. Read more.

Gran Eléctrica is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

7. Gran Eléctrica

9.0
5 Front St (at Old Fulton St), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · DUMBO · 193 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This lively eatery pulls in Brooklynites looking for both homey abuela standbys (rich, cilantro-nipped guac; fragrant pozole verde) and palate-expanding fare (tongue tacos, duck-leg tamales). Read more.

Dear Bushwick is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

8. Dear Bushwick

41 Wilson Ave (at Melrose St), Brooklyn, NY
English Restaurant · Bushwick · 67 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This prettily appointed joint has feel-good vibes with gorgeous cocktails (the Iron Lady, a tart, rose-infused gin sipper) and hearty fare (a fat, juicy pork chop glazed in a bacon-fig vinaigrette). Read more.

Pouring Ribbons is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

9. Pouring Ribbons

9.0
225 Avenue B Fl 2 (btwn 13th & 14th St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Alphabet City · 176 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: There are flawless standards here—a strapping Manhattan, a tingly champagne cocktail fizzing w/ sugar & Angostura bitters—but big-swinging bar talents really come out to play w/ their original drinks. Read more.

Mission Chinese Food is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

10. Mission Chinese Food

8.9
171 E Broadway (btwn Rutgers & Jefferson St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Two Bridges · 391 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: NYers keep turning out in droves at this nondescript storefront, dabbing their sweat-beaded brows & fanning their overheated mouths for relief from chili-oil-soaked peanut noodles & peppered pickles. Read more.

Blanca is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

11. Blanca

9.0
261 Moore St, Brooklyn, NY
New American Restaurant · East Williamsburg · 35 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Blanca, winner of the Best Big-Pimpin' Brooklyn award, serves some of New York’s priciest high-concept cooking to just 12 flush diners a night in 20-odd courses of tweezer-plated perfection. Read more.

Aska is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

12. Aska

90 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Scandinavian Restaurant · Williamsburg · 28 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The New Nordic Wonder award winner's tasting menu turned the forest’s prickly underbelly—all hairy roots, funky fungi & fallen leaves—into some of the most stunning plates of 2013. Read more.

Pok Pok NY is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

13. Pok Pok NY

117 Columbia St (at Kane St), Brooklyn, NY
Thai Restaurant · Cobble Hill · 346 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: NY’s new Pok Pok is even better than the West Coast original. The wait-time for a taste of garlicky muu kham waan & incendiary duck laap can be interminable. Bangkok, though, is a 25-hr flight away. Read more.

Proletariat is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

14. Proletariat

9.1
102 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st Ave & Avenue A), New York, NY
Bar · East Village · 142 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Proletariat is a much-deserved look into no-holds-barred beer geekdom, blissfully free of TVs, generic pub grub & high-fiving mooks. It holds only 12 stools & its menus have been replaced w/ a QR code Read more.

M. Wells Dinette is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

15. M. Wells Dinette

8.7
22-25 Jackson Ave (inside PS1), Queens, NY
Diner · Hunters Point · 67 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This PS1 revival has the same over-the-top spirit as the spectacular Queens diner original. The menu, which changes daily, runs to veal brains, blood pudding and big, seared slabs of foie gras. Read more.

Delaney Barbecue: BrisketTown is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

16. Delaney Barbecue: BrisketTown

359 Bedford Ave (btwn S 5th St & S 4th St), Brooklyn, NY
BBQ Joint · Williamsburg · 165 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: A wood-fueled smoker from Austin’s Franklin Barbecue produces gloriously pink slices of beef burnished with black pepper and smoke-infused lacings of fat in the popular Pat LaFrieda brisket. Read more.

Beurre & Sel from Dorie Greenspan is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

17. Beurre & Sel from Dorie Greenspan

Essex Street Market (Delancey St.), New York, NY
Bakery · Lower East Side · 4 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Here, the Jammer is the pièce de résistance—a streusel-wreathed, preserve-dotted concoction that fittingly came to baker Dorie Greenspan in her sleep. These sweets are what dreams are really made of. Read more.

Hanjan is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

18. Hanjan

8.6
36 W 26th St (btwn Broadway & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · NoMad · 126 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This Korean joomak delivers exactly what NYC's nocturnal gastronauts crave most: a new & exciting way to drink & eat at the same time. Order a fiery communal bowl of the late-night-only Korean ramen. Read more.

Chez Sardine is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

19. Chez Sardine

183 W 10th St (at W 4th St), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · West Village · 88 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The slim restaurant’s sardine-can-size kitchen sends out wild riffs on sushi, like pork-belly or chopped-beef-with-uni & more gluttonous dishes like a grilled cheese sandwich oozing melted foie gras. Read more.

Eleven Madison Park is one of 2013 Food & Drink Award Winners.

20. Eleven Madison Park

9.3
11 Madison Ave (at E 24th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · NoMad · 268 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Executive Chef Daniel Humm (also of NoMad) earned top honors as our 2013 Chef of the Year, in part due to the reinvented tasting menu here—a hymn for Gotham’s dining history. Read more.