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

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 RESTAURANT GUIDE

Rayuela: A New Take on Latin American, Spanish Cuisine

Rayuela: A New Take on Latin American, Spanish Cuisine

Rayuela (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-speak...Read More

HAMPTONS RESTAURANT GUIDE

La Superica: Margaritas, Burritos With a View in Sag Harbor

La Superica: Margaritas, Burritos With a View in Sag Harbor

La Superica has been described as a funky little Mexican restaurant in a killer location in Sag Harbor, right off the North Haven bridge. It's kitschy decor reflects its good-time casual atmosphere, d... 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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