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

Beekman Bar & Books: James Bond Would Love English Theme

Beekman Bar & Books: James Bond Would Love English Theme

Picture James Bond – not Daniel Craig, but Sean Connery – pulling up to the curb in his Aston Martin and climbing out in his Antony Sinclair Savile Ro...Read More

HAMPTONS RESTAURANT GUIDE

The Beacon Offers the 'Best of Summer Dining' in Sag Harbor

The Beacon Offers the 'Best of Summer Dining' in Sag Harbor

As the sun sets over Sag Harbor Cove on summer nights, The Beacon in Sag Harbor has a ‘spectacular’ view according to the Zagat Survey. Watching the b... 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 alon... Read More

GREATER NY RESTAURANT GUIDE

Ornella Trattoria: Where the Menu Begins at Home in Queens

Ornella Trattoria: Where the Menu Begins at Home in Queens

The term “home cooking” is bandied about a lot in the restaurant industry – often a little too loosely. But at Ornella Trattoria Italiana in Astoria, ... Read More
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