At their buzzy downtown hotspot, chef Ignacio Mattos and partner Thomas Carter draw crowds eager for their subversively understated small plates.
Superstar chef Enrique Olvera negotiates the pull between tradition and modernity at his first international outpost.
The 30-year-old fish-forward Michelin three-star restaurant is as delicious, opulent, and modern as ever.
Eleven Madison Park
This haute cuisine powerhouse features dramatic soaring ceilings, two-story windows overlooking Madison Square Park, and ingredient-focused dishes.
The crown jewel of chef/restaurateur David Chang’s New York empire set off the city’s counter tasting-menu craze when it opened in 2008, but its newer space has more panache.
While flashier temples of raw fish have opened in New York, Sushi Yasuda still maintains its status at the top of the list.
Russ & Daughters Cafe
Just around the corner from Russ & Daughter’s, the beloved century-old specialty foods shop, this full-service offshoot reimagines the Jewish appetizing tradition.
Il Posto Accanto
Tucked into a cozy, brick-walled space with low-slung ceilings, this under-the-radar enoteca is a favorite among in-the-know locals.
Chef Marcus Glocker, along with restaurateurs Drew Nieporent and John Winterman, racked up accolades right out of the gate for this Tribeca spot.