Manhattan

Victor's: Nuevo Cuban Café in Midtown Hits Golden Milestone

victors-interior02Victor’s Café, a Manhattan landmark, has reached an impressive milestone. The restaurant celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. No small feat given New York City’s highly competitive restaurant business. But it’s still the place to go for upscale Cuban cuisine.

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

Rayuela: A New Take on Latin America, Spanish Dishes

rayuela-frontRayuela (ra-yue-la), Spanish for hopscotch, illustrates the gourmet Latin American and Spanish menu at this Lower East Side restaurant. The menu hops among the best recipes from a dozen Spanish-speaking countries—effectively erasing their boundaries.

Manhattan

Loreley, a Lower East Side Biergarten Straight Out of Cologne

Loreley' famous tray of bratwurst and beer marinated Ssauerkraut.

Loreley’ famous tray of bratwurst and beer marinated Ssauerkraut.

Loreley on increasingly trendy Rivington St. on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, is a German-style Biergarten and restaurant that understands the hospitality basics. Once a staple of New York City socializing, this rare open-air picnic-table retreat echoes Cologne’s “Brauhaus.”

 

MANHATTAN RESTAURANT GUIDE

Village Prime, Creative, Yet Not Pretentious Steak & Seafood

Village Prime, Creative, Yet Not Pretentious Steak & Seafood

Village Prime has opened its doors on Bleecker St. in Manhattan's trendy Greenwich Village on a bet that downtown hipsters and tourists alike will fin...Read More

HAMPTONS RESTAURANT GUIDE

Turtle Crossing: Barbeque Considered LI's Best--Closed

Turtle Crossing: Barbeque Considered LI's Best--Closed

Turtle Crossing brought their barbecue to East Enders in 1994, and they’re still a Hamptons fixture, offering a broad menu that goes beyond traditiona... Read More

LONG ISLAND RESTAURANT GUIDE

Porto Vivo: Set to Impress Italian in Huntington

Porto Vivo: Set to Impress Italian in Huntington

Porto Vivo, a new upscale rustic Italian inspired grill, has opened at the site of the former Gerard Street Antiques in Huntington. Owned by famed Lo... 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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