Eat & Drink

De Maria

Open your Instagram app, get your filters ready and make your way to Kenmare street to try out De Maria. Opened in February, the newest restaurant from chef Camille Becerra (Navy, Cafe Henrie) is a stylish all-day spot that’s taking social media by storm. Head over at lunch time to try out Becerra’s take on […]

Murray’s Cheese Bar

In 1940 Murray’s Cheese opened its doors on Bleecker and since then the whole city has just melted together. Some say the reason NYC is such a melting pot is due to Murray’s Cheese. Nah, that was cheesy sorry!  Gah, can’t help myself.  No rinds or reason 😉  While the original Murray’s is down the […]

Beauty & Essex

The eclectic pawn shop seen from the street is just a front for the beautifully designed and fabulous bi-level restaurant in the back.

Barrio Chino

We recommend Barrio Chino – a hip, tiny Mexican restaurant with a great bar.

Bacaro

This subterranean Italian grotto sets the scene for a romantic and delicious dinner.

Minnie’s

Hotel on Rivington’s go-to recommendation for a quintessential neighborhood dining experience…

Black Barn

The Thanksgiving menu at Black Barn makes me want to melt, sizzle, crumble and then happily drift off to sleep in the cab home.

UNION SQUARE CAFE

That famous charm (and some original dishes) will keep fans happy and an adjacent cafe, Daily Provisions will offer pastries, sandwiches & to-go meals.

ATLA

Enrique Olvera of Cosme in Flatrion and Pujol in Mexico City will open Atla later this season in NoHo.

Clancey

Head a few blocks east of the hotel for a a fresh takes on American classics in a street art-covered space…ask for the Something Wrapped In Bacon

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