Bold, Basque cuisine serving
tapas and authentic Spanish wine, in a satisfying retreat for United Nations
movers and shakers.
Aroma Espresso Bar
Rapidly expanding modern
design, mini–chain of quality coffee, soups, salads, and sandwiches.
Bobby Van’s Steakhouse
serves some of the city's best steaks and lobsters to a loyal, local, and
low-key clientele. While there are several other Manhattan steakhouses in the
same quality range, few provide an overall experience as satisfying as Van's.
Modest and attractive casual Vietnamese that pleases all
Dean’s thin crust, brick oven
pizza is heaven, served in a stylish restaurant at reasonable prices. Every
pizza contains homemade mozzarella and a choice of a dozen fresh toppings.
Dean’s also offers a full Italian menu, salads, and a complete wine list.
Eastside Social Club
Billy Gilroy (Employees Only)
runs this restaurant and bar in the old Montparnasse space in the Pod Hotel,
where the premises have been transformed into a three-section, 113-seat
restaurant with burgundy-upholstered booths and red carpeting. Plus cocktails
by the Employees Only crew.
Small, sedate, classic Northern Italian at this cozy Midtown
hideaway. Impeccable service, and solid cooking are the hallmarks of this
antidote to trendy.
Le Pain Quotidien
International chain of Belgian
bakeries of surprisingly high quality and pleasant atmosphere.
Macchiato Espresso Bar
coffee bar and quick sandwiches and salads
In the early 1900’s, working in
the Salumerias of Little Italy, Patsy Lancieri perfected New York Style Pizza.
In 1933, he opened the city’s first Pizzeria Restaurant on 118th Street and
First Avenue, establishing himself as New York’s foremost pizza baker and
inspiring scores of imitators. Over 60 years later, Patsy’s Pizzerias still
proudly serve his famous recipe old–world–style pizza throughout the city.
Modern and casual restaurant serving excellent sushi and American
fare with a global spin.
Smith & Wollensky
cowboys herd together over big steaks with knives to match. There's surf and
turf aplenty, improvisations at lunch, and a mostly-American wine cellar.
Sparks Steak House
With a super high–quality New
York strip, Sparks achieves that delicate balance between tradition and
big-city chic better than any big-volume steakhouse in Manhattan.
The variety and freshness of
its food, both raw and cooked, puts Sushi Yasuda in the top ranks of NYC’s
Japanese restaurants. But it is the impeccable fish served in a bamboo–surfaced
room that shines.
World Bar at Trump International
Everything from the back-lit
marble bar to the bronze tables signals luxury at this bar in the lobby of the
Trump International Hotel.
a breath and relax, as Avra Estiatorio takes you away from the bustling streets
of New York City into a Mediterranean sanctuary. The open kitchen with its magnificent fish
display prepares the freshest selections right from the sea, including Mediterranean
specialties such as Barbounia, Lithrini, and Fagri.
La Fonda del Sol
for serving the finest modern-Spanish cuisine, La Fonda del Sol is a great
place for both a vibrant, family-style dinner at the tapas bar or a more
intimate setting in the main dining room.
With an elegant setting and sophisticated wait staff, there is a reason
everyone keeps going back.