The 6 Best BYOB Restaurants in NYC's East Village
Whether you’re looking to save money or you’re just really picky about your wine, BYO/BYOB restaurants always come in handy. In the East Village, an area filled with excellent cheap eats, there are several spots that let you brown-bag your own beer or wine. Below are six of them, offering home-cooked Italian, Chinese, and Sri Lankan food to pair with whatever drink suits your fancy.
Where to Eat Near the Javits Center
If you have a work conference coming up in New York, chances are it’ll be at the Javits Center. Read on for our picks for the best places to eat near NYC's convention center.
Sweet Treats to Try Before the End of Winter in NYC
From fluffy cakes to rich cookies, New York has a variety of sweet treats for finishing your winter on a sugar high. Check out our picks for some must-try end of winter desserts that will help you brave the cold.
Greek Treats All Day, Every Day at Fournos Theophilos in Midtown NYC
For a fast lunch in midtown, a box of pastries you can take to the office, or a delightful Mediterranean dinner, check out Fournos Theophilos. Opened in October 2018, this casual Greek cafe serves delicious baked goods and savory entrees from its two-story location near Times Square.
The Ribbon: An Instant Classic Arrives in Times Square
Times Square’s newest draw is The Ribbon, a spinoff of the Blue Ribbon empire. Brothers Bruce and Eric Bromberg, hospitality legends with more than 25 years under their belts, have brought the Theater District a winning combination of elegant-yet-approachable environs and perfectly executed elevated comfort food.
8 Taco Places to Try Right Now in NYC
When thinking about the best Mexican food that New York City has to offer, tacos are a staple. They're filling, relatively inexpensive, can be vegan friendly, and NYC has some of the finest selections on the East Coast. Check out these eight NYC taco spots that will knock the socks off of any die-hard taco fan.
14 Must-Try Hot Chocolates in New York City
Winter is hot chocolate's time to shine and New York is full of creative ways to get your cocoa on. From artisanal marshmallows to cocktail versions, check out our picks for 14 can't miss hot chocolate spots in New York City. January 31st is National Hot Chocolate Day!
6 Great Spots for Brunch with a Show in NYC
There’s no wrong way to do brunch in a city full of great restaurants. But you can take your mimosa up a notch with a theatrical flair—luckily, New York has plenty of that too. Find six NYC brunches below with performative elements like theater, drag performance, film, and live music.
Over-the-Top Steak and Layer Cake at NYC's Two Strip House Locations
Strip House, the intimate downtown steakhouse, has expanded to midtown, offering New York twice the steak, sides, and dessert.
3 Affordable Chinese Restaurants to Try in NYC Right Now
You don't have to break the bank to enjoy tasty sit-down Chinese cuisine in NYC; you can even have a pleasant bit of atmosphere. Here are three great spots where you can enjoy fresh, tasty Chinese cooking at affordable prices.
Sensational Sichuan at China River Near Times Square
New to the Times Square area, China River offers exceptional Sichuan cuisine in a convenient location near a host of Broadway theatres. Formerly called Sichuan Manor, this restaurant leads with a wide range of Chinese dishes that are never short on flavor.
5 Lunch Specials to Try Right Now in Midtown NYC
Some of New York City's finest restaurants are best visited at lunch. Often, you can enjoy a meal for less than you’d pay in the evening. You’re also more likely to get a table at these popular spots. Here are several lunch specials available now in midtown!
Joeys and Java: 8 Australian Restaurants to Try Now in NYC
There are many, many Australian cafes and restaurants in New York City for anyone wanting a photogenic Avocado toast or a savory pie filled with kangaroo meat (no joke). Find 8 of your new favorite all-day cafes and restaurants here!
Visit the World's First Mozzarella Bar in Two Amazing NYC Locations: Obica
If you love fresh, creamy mozzarella on a Neapolitan pie or a fresh plate of burrata, visit the mozzarella experts in New York City at Obicà. This Italian chain, with locations worldwide, has two New York outposts in Midtown East and Flatiron.
Where to Eat in Greenwich Village
With such culinary density, it can be hard to choose the best places to eat in Greenwich Village. Fortunately you don't have to. We've selected our favorite spots below.
Where to Eat in Chelsea
Our list of the best restaurants in Chelsea will you show you where to dine after a day strolling the Highline, a night at the Joyce Theater or in between gallery hopping.
Steakhouse Staples and East-Side Elegance at the New David Burke Tavern
Inside one elegant townhouse on the Upper East Side, celebrity chef David Burke invites you to drink, dine, and relax at David Burke Tavern. This brand-new restaurant, which opened in early October, features a seasonally minded menu of artful cocktails and robust proteins like lobster steak, Wagyu pot roast, and Burke’s signature “Clothesline” candied bacon.
Saar Indian Bistro: Fine Indian Cuisine in NYC’s Theater District
Hemant Mathur, the Michelin-starred chef behind restaurants like Devi and Tulsi, has embarked on a new culinary venture with Saar Indian Bistro.
Jack Sinanaj: New York Steak Master and Empire Builder
The life of Jack Sinanaj is a stellar tribute to the rewards of hard work. This native of Montenegro (which borders Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Albania) came to the U.S. in 1991, only twenty years old and speaking barely a word of English. Now, he's got a steak empire that spans from New York to around the world.
BarBacon Opens Second Location in Union Square
Bacon lovers will want to stop for a bite at Union Square's newest welcome addition, BarBacon. It's the restaurant's second location, after their successful 2014 opening in Hell's Kitchen.
New York's 10 Best Food Carts
If you’ve lived here long enough, a food cart on the sidewalk poses little more than a barrier for your power-walk down 6th Avenue. Read on for Middle Eastern, Indian, and Trinidadian dishes and the carts they call home.
Where to Find Late-Night Eats on the Lower East Side
Any night of clubbing or bar-hopping will probably include a spell of ravenous hunger. In the Lower East Side, where the nightlife stays active even on weekdays, many kitchens are sympathetic to the partier’s plight, providing food into the wee hours. Stop by a classic deli, a pie shop, or a place with pizza in a cone for filling food to keep you going strong all night long.
All in the Family: Chef Sal Scognamillo of Patsy's Italian Restaurant
In 1944, Pasquale “Patsy” Scognamillo opened Patsy's Italian Restaurant in New York’s Theater District. Today, the restaurant remains on West 56th Street, thriving with a committed local following and constant stream of visitors. The epitome of a family restaurant, Patsy’s has seen only three executive chefs: Patsy himself, his son Joe, and the current chef, Joe’s son Sal Scognamillo.
The Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Brooklyn
In Brooklyn’s ever-burgeoning culinary scene, renowned chefs are setting up shop in the borough and serving award-winning cuisine. But at these restaurants, don’t expect a posh place where you need to dress up. Expect a Brooklyn facade—a warehouse, a pier, a pizza parlor—with an array of fascinating dishes awaiting you inside.
Buzzy O’Keeffe: The Man Behind Brooklyn's Iconic River Café
The River Cafe is one of New York City’s preeminent dining institutions. The restaurant’s owner and operator Michael “Buzzy” O’Keeffe ensures it stays that way.