New York

  • ABC Kitchen The ABC Building 35 East 18th St, New York, NY 10003 (212) 475-5829 New American Food by Jean- Gorges
  • Acme 9 Great Jones St, (between Shinbone Aly & Lafayette St), New York, NY 10012 (212) 203-2121 Great chicken and eggs.
  • Amali 115 E 60th St, (between Park Ave & Lexington Ave), Manhattan, NY 10022 (212) 339-8363 Great Italian food, fun ambiance.
  • Antonucci Restaurant 170 E 81st St, New York, NY 10028 (212) 570-5100
  • Balthazar Bakery 80 Spring Street New York, NY 10012 (212) 965-1414
  • Bar at the St. Regis 2 East 55th St, New York, NY 10022 (212) 753-4500 Vibrant, classy.
  • Basta Pasta 37 W 17th St, (between 5th Ave & Ave. Of The Americas), New York, NY 10011 (212) 366-0888 Great for lunch. Cheap and simple. Great fish!
  • Big Gay Ice Cream 125 East 7th Street (between 1st Avenue & Avenue A) New York NY 10009 (212) 533 - 9333
  • Blue Ribbon Sushi 119 Sullivan St, (between Spring St & Prince St), New York, NY 10012 (212) 343-0404 Great sushi. Located across from the Time Warner Center.
  • Brodo 200 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10009 (646) 602-1300 Marco Canora's bone broth take-out window!
  • Buvette 42 Grove St, (between Bedford St & Bleecker St), New York, NY 10014 (212) 255-3590 Awesome croque madame, soups and steamed eggs.
  • Café Cluny 284 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011 (212) 255-6900 Charming restaurant in the west village!
  • Café Minerva 304 W 4th St, (between Bank St & 12th St) Manhattan, NY 10014 (212) 242-4800 Very cute. Great for an afternoon cappuccino or tea!
  • Candle 79 154 E 79th St, New York, NY 10075 (212) 537-7179 Their vegan and vegetarian food is delish.
  • Catch 21 9th Ave, (between Little W 12th St & 13th St), New York, NY 10014 (212) 392-5978 Great pastas and dessert!
  • Chinatown Brasserie 380 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012 (212) 533-7000 Great Sunday dim-sum brunch.
  • Co. 230 9th Ave, (between 24th St & 25th St), New York, NY 10001 (212) 243-1105 Great pizza.
  • Cookshop 156 10th Ave, (between 19th St & 20th St) New York, NY 10011 (212) 924-4440
  • Dirty French The Ludlow hotel, 180 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002 (212) 254-3000
  • Dos Caminos 675 Hudson St, (between 13th St & 14th St), New York, NY 10014 (212) 699-2400
  • Eataly 200 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010 (646) 398-5100 Love their espresso and arancini di riso (fried rice balls)! Yum!
  • El Toro Blanco 257 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10014 (212) 645-0193
  • Esca 402 W 43rd St (between 10th Ave & 9th Ave), New York, NY 10036 (212) 564-7272 Great seafood!
  • Estiatorio Milos 125 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019 (212) 245-7400 Really yummy Greek food.
  • Feast 102 Third Ave, New York, NY 10003 (212) 529-8880 Farm to table & absolutely divine! Beautiful presentation and the tapas style is great for sharing!
  • Fedora 239 W 4th St, (between 10th St & Charles St), New York, NY 10014 (646) 449-9336 Great food and atmosphere.
  • Fred's At Barneys 660 Madison Ave, (between 60th St & 61st St) New York, NY 10021 (212) 833-2200
  • Great Sunday dim-sum brunch. 108 E 16th St, New York, NY 10003 (212) 473-2323 Great for wine tasting or just sitting at the bar for a glass of wine.
  • Hill Country Barbecue Market 30 W 26th St, (between 6th Ave & Broadway), New York, NY 10010 (212) 255-4544 Great BBQ and sides!
  • Hundred Acres 38 MacDougal St, New York, NY 10012 (212) 475-7500
  • I Sodi 105 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014 (212) 414-5774
  • Il Gattopardo 13-15 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019 (212) 246-0412 I love the pasta.
  • ilili 236 5th Ave, (between 27th St & 28th St), New York, NY 10001 (212) 683-2929 Great Mediterranean Food.
  • Jacques Torres Chocolate 350 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014 (212) 414-2462 Amazing wicked (spicy) hot chocolate.
  • King Cole Bar 2 East 55th Street, New York, NY 10022 212.339.6857
  • Kuruma Zushi 7 E 47th St, New York, NY 10017, New York, NY 10017 (212) 317-2802 It doesn't look like a restaurant from the outside. The restaurant is located on the 2nd floor. The best sashimi. A hidden gem!
  • L'Artusi 228 West 10th Street (Between Bleecker and Hudson) New York, NY 10014 (212) 255-5757 Contemporary Italian in the West Village.
  • Lavo 39 E 58th St, (between Madison Ave & Park Ave), New York, NY 10022 (212) 750-5588 Great scene. Fun italian food.
  • Le Bernardin 155 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019 (212) 554-1515 Delicious bellinis, caviar and champagne. Only for special occasions.
  • Le Bilboquet 25 E 63rd St, (between Madison Ave & Park Ave), New York, NY 10021 (212) 751-3036 Great French bistro with yummy drinks!
  • Levain Bakery 167 W 74th St, (between Columbus Ave & Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY 10023 (212) 874-6080 Get the GIANT chocolate chip cookies. The Dark Chocolate Chip are my favorite!
  • L’Amico 849 Avenue of the America's, New York, NY 10001 (212) 201-4065 Laurent Tourondel’s new Italian-American spot.
  • Michael's 24 W 55th Street Lbby, New York, NY 10019 (212) 767-0555 Great chopped salad.
  • Morandi 211 Waverly Pl, (between 10th St & Charles St) New York, NY 10014 (212) 627-7575 Love the pasta and meatballs and their arancini di riso.
  • Motorino 349 E 12th St, (between 2nd Ave & 1st Ave) New York, NY 10003 (212) 777-2644 Great pizza.
  • Nobu 57 40 W 57th St, (between 5th Ave & Avenue Of The Americas), New York, NY 10019 (212) 757-3000 Great sushi.
  • Pizza Arte 69 West 55th St, New York, NY 10019 (212) 247-3936 A hidden Italian gem in mid town; I love the fresh pizzas and pastas!
  • Porter House New York 10 Columbus Cir, 4th Fl, New York, NY 10184 (212) 823-9500 Chef Michael Lomonaco makes a great steak. Located at the Time Warner Center.
  • Pure Food and Wine 54 Irving Pl, (between 17th St & 18th St) New York, NY 10003 (212) 477-1010 Great place with vegan food.
  • Red Rooster 310 Lenox Ave, (between 125th St & 126th St) New York, NY 10027 (212) 792-9001
  • RedFarm 529 Hudson St, (between 10th St & Charles St), Manhattan, NY 10014 (212) 792-9700 Modern Chinese and dim sum.
  • River Cafe 1 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718) 522-5200 http://www.rivercafe.com
  • Roberta's 261 Moore St, (between White St & Bogart St) Brooklyn, NY 11206 (718) 417-1118 Yummy pizza!
  • Rouge Tomate (646) 237-8977
  • Sauce 78 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002 (212) 420-7700
  • Strip House Steak House 13 E 12th St, (between 5th Ave & University Pl) New York, NY 10003 (212) 328-0000 Great Martini, steak and goose fat potatoes!
  • The Dutch 131 Sullivan St, (between Prince St & Houston St) New York, NY 10012 (212) 677-6200 Andrew Carmellini's restaurant. Great!
  • The Lion 62 W 9th St, (between 5th Ave & 14 St), Manhattan, NY 10011 (212) 353-8400 American food by Chef John DeLucie.
  • The Modern (Museum of Modern Art) 9 West 53rd St, New York, NY 10019 (212) 333-1200 This restaurant is attached to the Museum of Modern Art, and the food is just as beautiful!
  • The Polo Bar 1 E 55th St, New York, NY 10022 (212) 207-8562
  • The Spotted Pig 314 W 11th St, New York, NY 10014 (212) 620-0393 Great place for comfort food and just hanging out.
  • Torrisi Italian Specialties 250 Mulberry St, (between Spring St & Prince St), New York, NY 10012 (212) 965-0955 A great sandwich shop on Mulberry Street.
  • Trattoria Dell'Arte 900 7th Ave (between 56th St & 57th St), New York, NY 10019 (212) 245-9800 Great for lunch. Delicious thin crust pizza and antipasti.
  • Union Square Café 21 E 16th St, New York, NY 10003 (212) 243-4020 Perfect bar food.
  • Upland 345 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10010 (212) 686-1006 California Italian.
  • Vic's 31 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10012 (212) 253-5700 Lighter, Italian food.
  • Vinegar Hill House 72 Hudson Ave, (between Water St & Front St), Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718) 522-1018 Great brunch!
  • Whitney Museum 99 Gansevoort Street New York, NY 10014 (212) 570-3600
  • Wildair 142 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002 (646) 964-5624