The 10 Best Juice Bars in NYC
Juice is always a good idea. It’s light, it’s cold, and (for the most part) it’s healthy. Take a juice break on a hot New York afternoon or cleanse away your summer indiscretions with a solids fast at these juice places all over NYC.
Restaurants with Play Areas for Kids in NYC
If you’re in the city with energetic children, you might be looking for a place where they can play and you can enjoy a glass of wine and a plate of pasta. Below are six restaurants in New York with child-friendly play areas and activities like coloring to keep them occupied at the table. These restaurants provide kids menus too, such as mac ‘n cheese, mini barbecue sandwiches, and chicken tenders. Everyone wins!
Where to Get the Best Waffles in NYC
On August 24, 1869, the first United States patent for a waffle iron was issued to Cornelius Swarthout of Troy, New York. In honor of this, National Waffle Day is observed each year on August 24th. Lots of eateries in Manhattan and Brooklyn are serving up creative waffle dishes- Harold's Meat & Three, Miss Ada, Noted Tribeca, Opry City Stage, and Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill.
The Best Malaysian Restaurants in NYC
The Southeast Asian country of Malaysia has a few faithful representatives on the New York food scene, but these few are mighty. Malaysian food features flavors you’ll recognize from the cuisines of nearby nations like Thailand, Vietnam, China, and India. So expect flavorful soups chock-full of meat, seafood, veggies, and noodles, plus ingredients like rice, egg, coconut milk, and cucumber (a common garnish). Head to one of these spots to try out some delicious dishes!
Best Vegan Restaurants in Downtown New York City
New York City is one of the most innovative and creative cities when it comes to food. NYC has no limit on the number of specialty foods that it has to offer, and plant-based options are no exception. Some of the best Vegan food can be found here, and they even have nut-free, gluten-free, and Kosher varieties too, so everyone can appreciate an animal-product-less meal! Check out our list to see which restaurants shine with their all plant-based dishes
7 Unique Vendors You Don't Want to Miss at Smorgasburg
Smorgasburg, Brooklyn’s premium outdoor food market, is a fantastic destination for unique foods. The food festival takes place every weekend from now until October, with Saturdays at East River State Park in Williamsburg, and Sundays in Prospect Park. Read on for our picks for some of the most original tastes at Smorgasburg, from hollowed-out fruit drinks to buns made with ramen.
New York City's 10 Best Food Trucks
Food trucks are officially a thing in New York, and a very good thing at that. Forget waiting in hour-long lines to get seated at the hottest new restaurant in Manhattan, and instead prepare yourself to hop on line for awesome Mexican, Indian, and Korean BBQ. These 10 food trucks below have entirely upped the game when it comes to off-the-cuff dining, and while it’s hard to beat a sit-down restaurant, low prices and high quality may have you seeking out a meal on wheels.
The 6 Best Dessert Vendors at Smorgasburg
Sundays in Prospect Park (11am-6pm) just got a little sweeter. This year’s open-air food fair Smorgasburg has some of the best dessert vendors from all around NYC. From over-the-top ice cream to decadently fried dough balls to creamy vegan sorbet, Smorgasburg will not disappoint. Read on for our picks for the best desserts of Smorgasburg.
10 Caribbean Restaurants to Try in NYC
Craving a taste of the islands? Visit a Caribbean restaurant in New York! The city is home to over one million descendants of the Caribbean islands, and whether it’s from Jamaica, Cuba, Trinidad & Tobago, or other islands of the West Indies, you can find some amazing takes on the cuisine here. Try some jerk chicken, oxtail stew, and rum—yum!
Luxurious Fun: Zavo Mediterranean Restaurant, Bar, & Lounge
Whether you’re eating, drinking, watching a show, or a little of all three, you’ll have a magical evening at Zavo.
The Best New Brunch Deals in NYC
While we don’t claim to have all the answers, we do know a few great new brunches being served around New York City. The following restaurants feature new brunch menus, with flavors from French to farmers market-fresh.
Live Music and Soul Food at Ashford & Simpson’s Sugar Bar in NYC
Want some live music with your dinner and drinks? Come to Ashford & Simpson’s Sugar Bar, an eatery established by the songwriting team behind “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.”
Where to Have Post-Theater Drinks & Dessert in Midtown
Imagine you’ve just seen a Broadway show. You laughed, you cried, you were transported somewhere new. After the doors open and you emerge back into Midtown, you and your partner want a cocktail and something sweet to go with it. Below are your best bets for drinks and dessert in the area, with not a bad choice in the bunch. Enjoy!
What to Do and Where to Eat Around Yankee Stadium in the Bronx
Whether you’re a die-hard Yankees fan or hopping on the bandwagon during a winning streak (no judgment!), any day at Yankee Stadium is a good day. While you’re around, why not check out some of the area’s best restaurants, bars, and activities?
Hell's Kitchens: The Best Outdoor Restaurants for Pre-Theater in NYC
If you’re seeing a Broadway show on a nice day, there’s simply no need to sit inside to eat! There are plenty of restaurants with al fresco dining nearby in Hell's Kitchen, and we’ve rounded up eight dependable options. You can choose from Turkish, Italian, French—okay, we won’t spoil the rest. Read on for outdoor dining options in Hell’s Kitchen that are perfect for pre-theater.
Exquisite Kaiseki Dining at New York Newcomer Suzuki
If you’re looking for fresh seafood, exquisite presentation, and perfectly soft rice, come to Midtown Manhattan's Suzuki and its accompanying sushi bar, Satsuki, which recently received a Michelin star! Through March 2018, you can also try thin slices of fugu, or pufferfish, at both restaurants (the pufferfish is famously toxic if not prepared correctly, but no worries about that here!).
Queens of the Kitchen—NYC Kitchens Led by Women
Let’s celebrate women chefs! These New York City kitchens are led by a lineup of talented women. They offer a variety of cuisines, ranging from Italian to Venezuelan-inspired to Chinese, and beyond. When you’re finished indulging, raise a glass at Bar Belly where you can pay tribute with the Wonder Woman cocktail. Drink up!
Private Party Planning: Have Your Next Event at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse in NYC
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, a three-story fine-dining restaurant near Rockefeller Center, is here to help your party go off without a hitch.
5 Best Steakhouse Breakfasts You Need to Try in NYC
If you're looking for a steakhouse with a breakfast worthy of the early wake up, New York has you covered.
This Is Where to Go for the Best Late-Night Dessert in NYC
For a city that never sleeps, here are surprisingly few late-night dessert places in NYC. We’ve rounded up some solid options for your late-night munchies.
Farm-to-Table with a Side of Jazz at Society Cafe in Greenwich Village
If you’ve ever walked down West 13th Street in Greenwich Village, you’ve probably passed the impressive facade of the Walker Hotel, a boutique hotel attracting curious passersby with its throwback '30s look and a warm glow coming from within. The ground floor of the hotel is home to an outstanding new player in the neighborhood’s dining scene: Society Cafe.
New York Is Your Oyster at Blue Seafood Bar
New York is arguably the world’s preeminent coastal town. Case in point? Blue Seafood Bar. This Hell’s Kitchen hot spot offers fresh-as-it-gets seafood that’s also sustainably sourced, from local oysters to grilled octopus to 2-lb. branzino baked in sea salt.
Don't Miss the New Spring Menu at Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
Called “Wall Street’s Favorite Restaurant” by Business Insider, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse New York serves prime steaks at its three-story space on Sixth Avenue near Rockefeller Center. This high-end steakhouse is an empire unto itself, with top-of-the-line steaks and award-winning wine, not to mention fresh-caught seafood and their famous lemon cake to top off your meal.
Where to Get Your Comfort Food Fix in NYC
While every culture has different comfort food cravings, here in NYC a good grilled cheese, pizza, chicken fingers, a hearty late night sandwich, bbq ribs, do the trick. Here are a few suggestions on where to fill up on some NYC classic comfort foods.
Chinatown Meets the Lower East Side: Where to Eat and Drink Around Secret NYC Nabe "Two Bridges"
If you’ve ever found yourself on the Manhattan side of Manhattan Bridge, walking around in a daze and wondering “What is this place?”, you’re not alone. You’ve merely stumbled upon one of Manhattan’s last secret neighborhoods! Called Two Bridges, it extends from the east side of Brooklyn Bridge and under the Manhattan Bridge.