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

victors interior02 Victors: Nuevo Cuban Café in Midtown Hits Golden MilestoneVictor’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.

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Greater New York

Open Door: An Irish Pub Goes Upscale Downtown

OpenDoor Gastropub Front1 Open Door: An Irish Pub Goes Upscale DowntownOpen 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.

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Manhattan

Rayuela: A New Take on Latin America, Spanish Dishes

rayuela front Rayuela: A New Take on Latin American, Spanish CuisineRayuela (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.

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Manhattan

Loreley, a Lower East Side Biergarten Straight Out of Cologne

loreley manhattan Loreley, a Lower East Side Biergarten Straight Out of Cologne

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.”

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MANHATTAN RESTAURANT GUIDE

Junoon: Indian Cusine Fit for Raja in Manhattan's Flatiron District

Junoon: Indian Cusine Fit for Raja in Manhattan's Flatiron District

Junoon likes to bill itself as a restaurant with “French service, in the family, ­Indian style.” At least that's how one waiter described it when a local critic recently visited the new outlet in the ...Read More

HAMPTONS RESTAURANT GUIDE

Blue Sky Mediterranean Lounge: Europe in Sag Harbor

Blue Sky Mediterranean Lounge: Europe in Sag Harbor

Blue Sky Mediterranean Lounge in Sag Harbor will open in May at the former site of Spinnakers. Executive Chef and Managing Partner Giuseppe “Beppe” Desiderio teams up with owner Jerry Wawryk to serve ... 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 Long Island inventor and entrepreneur, Joy Mangano o... Read More

GREATER NY RESTAURANT GUIDE

Open Door: An Irish Pub Goes Upscale Downtown

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 distr... Read More