Family Recipe, NYC

Family Recipe Chef/Owner: Akiko Thurnauer Cuisine: Japanese, European, Asian Fusion, Small Plates Neighborhood: Lower East Side Price: $50 per person Address: 231 Eldridge Street, NYC 10002 Phone: 212-529-3133 Hours: Dinner: Mon – Wed 6:00-11:00pm, Thur – Sun 6:00pm-12:00am Brunch: Sunday 12:00-4:00 pm Advertisements

Momofuku Ssäm Bar, NYC

Momofuku Ssäm Chef / Owner: David Chang Cuisine: Asian Fusion Neighborhood: East Village Price: $200 for the Bo Ssäm for your entire party (6-10 people) Phone: (212) 254-3500 Address: 207 2nd Ave, NYC 10003

Mercat, NYC

Mercat Chef: Jalinson Rodriguez Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas Neighborhood: NoHo Price: $50-70 per person including tax, tip Phone: (212) 529-8600 Address: 45 Bond Street, NYC 10012 Hours: Mon-Sun 6pm – 12am Mercat, which means “market” in Catalan, is a bustling Spanish restaurant and tapas lounge that opened in 2007 by Barcelona native Jaime Reixach.  The restaurant … Continue reading

Salt and Salt Bar, NYC

Salt (closing soon…) Chef: Melissa O’Donnell Cuisine: American Nouveau, Eclectic/Global Neighborhood: SoHo Price: $25-40 per person Address: 58 MacDougal St., NYC 10012 Phone: 212-674-4968 Hours: Mon-Fri, noon-4pm and 6pm-10pm; Sat, 11am-11:30pm; Sun, 11am-10pm Salt Bar Neighborhood: LES Price: $20-35 per person Address: 29A Clinton St., NYC 10002 Phone: 212-979-8471 Hours: Sun and Tue-Thu, 6pm-1am; Fri-Sat, … Continue reading

Burger & Barrel, NYC

Burger & Barrel Chef: Josh Capon Cuisine: American, Burgers Neighborhood: SoHo Price: $25-40 per person Address: 25 W Houston, NYC 10012 Telephone: (212) 334-7320 Hours: Open 7 days a week, 11:30am – 11:00PM Sunday to Wednesday, 11:30AM – 12:00AM Thursday to Saturday Weekend brunch served 11:30am – 4pm Burger & Barrel is a classic American … Continue reading

Double Crown, NYC (CLOSED)

Double Crown  (CLOSED, REOPENED AS SAXON & PAROLE) Executive Chef: Brad Farmerie Cuisine: Southeast Asian, English, Asian Fusion, Eclectic/Global Neighborhood: NoHo Price: $$$ Address: 316 Bowery, NYC 10012 Phone: (212) 254-0350 Hours: Dinner: Sun-Thu: 6:00pm – 11:00pm, Fri-Sat: 6:00pm-12:00am (Bar open until 1am) Brunch: Sat-Sun: 11:00am – 3:30pm Lunch: Sat-Sun: 11:00am to 5.30pm Following up … Continue reading

Nom Wah Tea Parlor, NYC

Nom Wah Tea Parlor Cuisine: Chinese Neighborhood: Chinatown Price: $15-20 per person (dishes range from $2.50 – $4.95) Address: 13 Doyers St., NYC 10013 Telephone: 212-962-6047 Hours: Daily 10:30am – 8:30pm Yum cha, which literally translates to “drinking tea” in Cantonese, refers to a dining experience that includes drinking Chinese tea and eating dim sum, … Continue reading

Ellabess, NYC

Ellabess Executive Chef: Troy Unruh Cuisine: American Nouveau Neighborhood: Nolita Price: $15-20 appetizers, $25-30 entrées Address: 153 Elizabeth Street, NY, NY 10013 Phone: 212-925-5559 Hours: Dinner daily 5:30-11:30pm, lunch and brunch to come Epicurean Management, the guys behind Dell’Anima, L’artusi, and Anfora, have just debuted their latest venture, Ellabess, an American Nouveau restaurant at the … Continue reading

Panca, NYC

Panca Chef: Emmanuel Piqueras Cuisine: Peruvian Neighborhood: West Village Price: $20-25 entrées, $10-15 appetizers Phone: 212-488-3900 Address: 92 7th Avenue, NY, NY 10014 In honor of an upcoming trip to Peru (and Bolivia) my travel mates and I decided to learn a bit more about the famed Peruvian cuisine and visit a Peruvian restaurant here … Continue reading

Harry’s Cafe and Steak, NYC

Harry’s Cafe and Steak Executive Chef: Harry Poulakakos Cuisine: Steakhouse, American Neighborhood: Financial District Price: $15-$20 brunch entrées, includes unlimited champagne cocktails Address: One Hanover Square, NY, NY 10004 Phone: 212-785-9200 As rich in history as the Indian House building in which it occupies the basement, Harry’s was established in 1972 and has since become … Continue reading