Eat & Drink

Murray’s Cheese Bar

Cheese bar cider selection fall

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 […]

Beauty & Essex

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

Bario Chino restaurant

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


Bacaro restaurant

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

Black Barn

Black Barn restaurant

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

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


Alta NYC

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

North River Lobster Co.

If you are more of a bib-wearing, crab leg-cracking, bucket of beer type, head north to the North River Lobster Company.

Le Coucou

Le Coucou

Stephen Starr and Chef Daniel Rose bring chandeliers, chanterelles and champagne to Lafayette Street and, yes, Le Coucou is French.

Cafe Henrie

Cafe Henrie is the new funky-fresh “it” cafe is on Forsyth Street on the border of Chinatown and the Lower East Side.