Manhattan

Sebastian Junger's The Half King: Bar Fare That's a Cut Above

KingOutsideOne of the best things about New York is the wide variety of restaurants and bars in practically every neighborhood. But the restaurant business is notoriously tough, and if you don’t deliver on quality food at good prices, you won’t stay open long. One place that has the formula down is the Half King Bar & Restaurant in Manhattan. It offers bar fare that easily matches the quality of entrees found in higher end restaurants, but at reasonable prices.

Manhattan

Dirt Candy: Manhattan's Vegetable Experts

Executive Chef Amanda Cohen presides over Dirt Candy's Vegan Menu.

Executive Chef Amanda Cohen presides over Dirt Candy’s Vegan Menu.

Dirt Candy, also known as vegetables, is the name of this East Village restaurant that celebrates the miracle of transforming rain, soil and sunshine into delicious, healthy food. Executive Chef Amanda Cohen opened in October, 2008 and the fact that she’s survived in a tough economy means she must be doing something right. And, since she’s the chef that means cooking.

Greater New York

Open Door: An Irish Pub Goes Upscale Downtown

Open Door Gastropub at 110 John Street (between Pearl & Cliff Streets) is a different take on the traditional Irish pub and represents, in many ways, the changing nature of Manhattan’s financial district. It takes bar food to the next level in an upscale setting that’s still easy on the wallet.

MANHATTAN RESTAURANT GUIDE

Palm West: Steaks A La Grande in Mid-Town Theater District

Palm West: Steaks A La Grande in Mid-Town Theater District

The Palm West crowd includes theater cast members, pre- and post-theater diners and lots and lots of carnivorous, loud and jovial celebrities; Yes even George Clooney has paid a visit, thanks to it's...Read More

HAMPTONS RESTAURANT GUIDE

The Clam Bar, Where Catch of the Day Rules in Amagansett

The Clam Bar, Where Catch of the Day Rules in Amagansett

The Clam Bar in Amagansett is a classic  Hamptons seaside snack bar. The "catch of the day" is the order of the day. The restaurant strives to offer the freshest seafood on the South fork, served up w... Read More

LONG ISLAND RESTAURANT GUIDE

Water's Edge: A Long Island Landmark Renewed on East River

Water's Edge: A Long Island Landmark Renewed on East River

The iconic New York City landmark Water’s Edge Restaurant, spans three decades and has recently reopened under the Singh Hospitality Group. Sited along the East River in Long Island City, the venue of... Read More

GREATER NY RESTAURANT GUIDE

Jack the Horse Tavern, Old World Charm, Manhattan Style in Brooklyn

Jack the Horse Tavern, Old World Charm, Manhattan Style in Brooklyn

Husband and wife Tim Oltmans and Micki Schubert opened Jack the Horse Tavern (JtH) in Brooklyn Heights, NY, in 2006 and it has proved the test of time. The lively urban tavern has become a neighborhoo... Read More
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