New York Restaurants
"What if we do opera night here?" It all began one day when the aforementioned Juan del Bosco happened to stop by the restaurant
Loi Estiatorio without Maria Loi would not really be Loi. Of course, one could say that about many restaurants whose owner's
Many gastronomes, including myself, feel that the best restaurants tend to be the smallest ones, preferably run by a chef
I've known Francois Latapie for a good long while now, dating back to the days when he was maitre' d at Le Cirque, then when
Long before Mario Batali, David Chang, Daniel Humm, even before Eric Ripert, Günther Seeger had a well-earned and well-established
"You gotta get a gimmick," sang the strippers in "Gypsy," and it's a good philosophy in a business as traditional as that
The bad news is that, yes, the Waldorf-Astoria, which opened during the Depression in 1931, will close next year for a three-year conversion of three-quarters of its rooms into luxury condos--just what NYC needs!--thanks to its owner, Chinese holding company Anbang Insurance Group Co., which purchased the hotel from Hilton's parent group in 2015 for a record $1.95 billion. The rest of the rooms will be upgraded to luxury suites.
Once you sit down in the cool long room of Rowland's Bar & Grill, it's easy enough to forget you're on the One Below level of Macy's flagship store at Herald Square--which, I'm told, is the most visited tourist spot in NYC after the Empire State Building (on 34th Street) and the Statue of Liberty.
3. Eleven Madison Park 11 Madison Ave., at 24th St.; 212-889-0905 5. Roberta's 261 Moore St., nr. Bogart St., Bushwick; 718
4. Hearth Photo by Premshree Pillai under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 "Contra is value of the best kind. An extraordinary dining experience