Dining

AMERICAN DINING FOR THE MODERN TIMES

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By W. A. Muller T-Bar Steak and Lounge is not your average New York City Steakhouse. Located in the comfortable Upper East Side neighborhood filled with small quiet restaurants, T-Bar is a fun and vibrant atmosphere with a modern twist on great traditional American steakhouse.  Established in October 2007, this restaurant brings a whole new crowd of people rushing up to the […]


PHILIPPE: Dining with the Stars

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By W. A. Muller An ever-strong whirlwind since opening its doors in December 2005, Philippe by Philippe Chow in New York remains a hotspot and staple for a virtual “who’s who” of the music, film and sports industries, not to mention politicos, CEOs and an array of additional New York influencers. Diners have included A-List celebrities like Rihanna, Kobe Bryant, Troy Aikman, Carmelo Anthony, […]


A Taste of the Sea

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By Lisa Loverro Milos, serving some of the best Greek dishes in the city, is one of the most notable Greek restaurants in New York City since it burst onto the scene back in 1997. The restaurant has a loyal customer base that flock there for the whole fish and shellfish, all nicely displayed on […]


Perfection in Simplicity

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By Hillary Latos We have a lot to thank the Greeks for, our language, architecture, astrology, philosophy, the Olympics, and most notably their cuisine. Though the pillars of Western civilization can be attributed to the Greeks, little has changed in their culture, after all why alter perfection and the same can be said with their […]


Greenmarket Goodness

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By Hillary Latos At the iconic W Hotel Union Square it’s out with the old and in with the new. The space that was formerly occupied by Todd English’s Olives restaurant, has been reimagined and transformed into Irvington serving contemporary American cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. The name pays homage to the notable literary figure, […]


A Duet Made in Heaven

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By Hillary Latos There’s no denying that there’s a seductive allure in creating culinary magic. The culinary team behind Duet was a marriage of the minds who shared a common passion for cooking helmed by Executive Chef Dmitry Rodov and Executive Pastry Chef Diana Rodov. Located in the heart of the West Village, this airy […]


A Club Worth Joining

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By Hillary Latos Imagine being invited to an exclusive dinner party where everything is prepared by one of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs. Even if your invitation got lost in the mail, the Chef’s Club is Manhattan’s newest dining concept that brings this dream to life. Reflecting the laid back downtown vibe of Nolita, […]


Bobby Van’s: Premier NEW YORK Steakhouse

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By W. A. Muller Bobby Van’s Steakhouse has earned its place as a venerable New York institution, thanks in part to a continued commitment to cooking techniques perfected years ago by the founding fathers of New York steakhouse cuisine. Celebrating its 46th Anniversary in 2015, Bobby Van’s grew from its original home  in Bridgehampton, NY, and now includes a repertoire of nine […]


A West Village Transplant on the UES

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By Hillary Latos Situated in the bustling neighborhood bordering Bloomingdales is the West Village favorite, August which brings its Old World European charm from the Village to the Upper East Side. Executive Chef John Eden has a knack for elevated comfort food with a European flair creating tasty renditions on crowd pleasing classics. Romantic touches […]


A Peek Into Alex Garcia’s Kitchen on Columbus

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By W. A. Muller AG. Kitchen is the perfect spot to experience some Latin flavor in New York’s Midtown West. A native of Cuba, Chef Alex Garcia learned to appreciate the simplicity of ingredients and wanted to bring his interpretation of Latin cuisine to New York City. Located on 72nd Street and Columbus, the space carefully separated into distinctive sections. Grab a cocktail with […]


Restaurant Roundup

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By Hillary Latos The latest concept to hit New York City’s dynamic culinary scene is social dining featuring elevated gastro pub fare.  Indulge in a variety of tasty bites with friends and stay for the entertainment, here are some recommendations for one stop destinations where the scene is as good as the food. Pounds and […]


An American Classic

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By Hillary Latos While ball games have long been associated with hot dogs and beer, NYY Steak is about to dispel this American stereotype. As steakhouses are about as American as its favorite pastime- baseball, NYY Steak epitomizes the best of New York City that embodies the spirit of its greatest sports team- the NY […]


A Classic Steakhouse Redux

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By Hillary Latos While steakhouses seem to be the latest trend in New York City’s power dining scene, Morton’s Grille, a casually elegant sister to the acclaimed Morton’s Steakhouse has recently opened in the Flatiron. Taking cues from its predecessor, expect classic steakhouse fare along with playful and inventive elevated comfort food that’s perfect for […]


Perfection in Simplicity

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By Hillary Latos We have a lot to thank the Greeks for, our language, architecture, astrology, philosophy, the Olympics, and most notably their cuisine. Though the pillars of Western civilization can be attributed to the Greeks, little has changed in their culture, after all why alter perfection and the same can be said with their […]


The Coordinates For An Authentic New York Bar Experience

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By W. A. Muller Latitude Bar & Grill is a fitting name for Midtown West’s new locale for the after-work crowd and gastronomic explorers. Drawn by its 36 foot long bar surrounded by a lively crowd, friendly staff, and alluring happy hour menu, this three level dining and entertainment space has become the ideal coordinates for loyal clientele while continually attracting a steady […]


Elegant Indulgence

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By Hillary Latos At first Hunt & Fish Club may seem like an exclusive club Dick Cheney would be a member of, but don’t be fooled by the name. This chic postmodern steakhouse seems pays homage to the glamorous heady days of the 60s where movie stars mingled with titans of industry, much like its […]


Regional Italian on the Upper East Side

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By Hillary Latos Set along a quiet Upper East Side tree lined street is Dopo East, that is one of the neighborhood’s best kept secrets. This bi level Italian restaurant exudes a warm and convivial atmosphere reflecting the best of Italian hospitality and cuisine in a setting that is perfect for brunch or dinner. Housed […]


Creative Cooking with Top Chefs

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By Hillary Latos   Foodies can now learn from the best thanks to DeGustibas Cooking School located on the 8th floor of Macys in Herald Square. Instead of watching Top Chef now you can interact with some of New York’s most renowned celebrity chefs in a classroom setting of fifty students. Experience the drama of […]


The New Club on the Block

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By Hillary Latos  While every country does their version of carnivorous gastronomy- the Brazilians have their Churrascaria, the Argentinians have their chimichurri grill and NYC has the classic American steakhouse that’s as iconic to the city as the Empire State Building or Rockefeller Center. When it comes to a generously portioned and perfectly grilled steak, […]


Haute Izakaya Comes to Midtown

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By Hillary Latos There are many ways to get from point A to point B. You can fly economy or first class, take the subway, Uber or even a chauffeur driven Maybach. But in life, what lingers in the memory after arriving at the destination are the journeys flown first or business or riding in […]


AN UPSCALE TWIST ON YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD BAR

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By W. A. Muller New York City’s Social Bar & Grill has become one of the Theatre District’s most popular after work and nightlife venues. This three-story bar, grill and lounge boasts an impressive specialty cocktail menu, along with expertly-crafted bar fare, lively entertainment and daily specials. Social Bar & Grill offers something for everyone, making it the go to spot for locals and […]


Restaurant Roundup

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By Hillary Latos With frigid temperatures abound what better thing to crave is luxe comfort food.  From burgers and lobsters to South American steak and caviar, it’s all about indulgence this spring. Burger & Lobster  39 W 19 St, NY, NY 646.833.7532 burgerandlobster.com Quite simply said, Burger & Lobster serves only 3 items consisting of […]


Perfect Puffs and Ramen in Hell’s Kitchen

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By Hillary Latos he Portugese have empanadas, the Indians have samosas, the Jamaicans have patties, the Russians have fried pierogis, and the Thais have curry puffs. This delectable snack consisting of a hot crispy pastry shell oozing with a delicious filling transcends borders and satiates the appetite in any culture. This beloved street food is […]


Midtown West’s Newest Sexy & Sophisticated Upscale Bar & Eatery

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By W. A. Muller Juniper is the latest upscale bar and eatery to descend upon New York’s Midtown West. Located at 237 West 35th Street, Juniper is a multi-leveled restaurant, bar and entertainment space from New York restauranteur Tom Murphy. Home to an expansive main level bar area, intimate 30-seat dining area, and classy event room, Juniper Bar is perfectly configured to become the […]


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