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Manhattan

Rayuela: A New Take on Latin America, Spanish Dishes

Rayuela offers a new take on Latin American dining.

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-speaking countries—effectively erasing their boundaries.

Manhattan

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

Victor’s Restaurant has become a landmark in Manhattan.

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

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.”

Greater New York

Open Door Gastropub: Irish Pub Goes Upscale in Downtown Manhattan

Open Door Gastropub is a different take on the traditional Irish bar.

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.



Miranda: Williamsburg Gem Blends Italian, South American Cuisine

Miranda: Williamsburg Gem Blends Italian, South American Cuisine

Sasha Miranda and husband Mauricio Miranda thought they'd found the ideal location for "Miranda," the Williamsburg, Brooklyn restaurant they opened in... Read More
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

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
Porto Vivo: Set to Impress Italian Dining in Huntington

Porto Vivo: Set to Impress Italian Dining 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

Meli Melo: A Restaurant That Fits the Times in Murray Hill

Meli Melo: A Restaurant That Fits the Times in Murray Hill

After 15 years, Owner-Chef Bernard Ros has developed a loyal clientele among local residents and a reputation for good, moderately priced fare that dr...Read More
Dirt Candy: Manhattan's Veggie Experts All Grits and Beans

Dirt Candy: Manhattan's Veggie Experts All Grits and Beans

Dirt Candy, also known as vegetables, is the name of this East Village restaurant that celebrates the miracle of transforming rain, soil and sunshine ...Read More

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... Read More
Zach Erdem Brings City New York Vibe to Southampton's 75 Main

Zach Erdem Brings City New York Vibe to Southampton's 75 Main

Zach Erdem, the new owner of Southampton's 75 Main restaurant, has turned the 20-year-old landmark into a year-round destination combining its famili... Read More
 
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