Popular restaurants & hotspots

The Four Horsemen

This Williamsburg quartet bring food, wine and excellent tunes. No conquest, war, famine or death. Or sulphites.

Bowery Meat Company

The one place Downtown where it’s fine to lay off the kale charade and admit you want a piece of meat.


It’s the flagship restaurant of The Standard East Village and it’s actually more apt for food than scene lovers.

The Clam

Easy boys, the name of this cosy and intimate West Village gem refers to bivalves.

TAO Downtown

Pan-Asian cuisine and a sceney Sex & The City throwback vibe beneath The Maritime Hotel in Chelsea.

The Musket Room

No gun depot, this Nolita winner is for experiencing Kiwi chef Matt Lambert when he goes freestyle.


Delicious Korean-inspired gourmet Italian from Chris Cipollone at this date-worthy West Village newcomer.

Melibea & Barraca NYC

Spanish tapas or creative pan-Mediterranean? Either at Jesús Nuñez’ West Village double.


Glorified pub grub in the East Village from molecular gastronomist Wylie Dufresne.

Yunnan Kitchen

Expand your understanding of Chinese food beyond the spring rolls and fortune cookies at this trendy Lower East Side hotspot.

The Library at The Public

Mad Men fans will love this dapper golden era-inspired lounge and restaurant, but this is one act at The Public that most will enjoy.

The Copenhagen NYC

In Tribeca, a hot Danish concept but no New Nordic cuisine gimmickry: Smørrebrød, at its best.

Saxon + Parole

Easy on the eye and suitably buzzing and scene-y, fans of AvroKO’s slick establishments should feel right at home here.


Brad Farmerie somehow elevates the cuisine from down under at this Michelin-starred but low-key NoLita eatery.

Super Linda

The latest hotspot from La Esquina's Serge Becker and Matt Abramcyk of former A-list glory hole Beatrice Inn.


Whilst Acme products are mostly known for going boom on Looney Tunes, no such glitches here, just new Nordic cuisine in New York.

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