Perfect Puffs and Ramen in Hell’s Kitchen

By Hillary Latos The 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

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…

Veggie Forward That Tastes Great

By Brooke Girard A trendy eatery located on Carmine Street, Ellary’s Greens’ interior reveals walls lined with bricks and communal tables with stools for guests to settle in comfortably. The restaurant’s founder, Leith Hill desires to serve quality food that also happens to be organic and healthy. Named for Hill’s grandmother and great-grandmother, Ellary’s Greens…

Healthful Intentions…Great Taste!

By Brooke Girard estled on the corner of Sixth Avenue and Downing Street in West Village, Café Clover specializes in delicious, health-oriented meals with affordable prices. A creation from the minds of partners David Rabin, previously of The Lambs Club, Kyle Hotchkiss Carone, and executive chef David Standridge, this state of the art café opened…

East Meets West in the Village

By Hillary Latos While the concept of the Japanese Izakaya seems to be the latest trend in the culinary front, Bara is the middle ground between East and West combining the creativity and casualness of a Japanese Izakaya with the romantic flair of a Parisian wine bar. As New York City is known as the…

LA VITA ITALIA

By Brooke Girard Ballo Italian Restaurant and Social Club is known for authentic Italian cuisine with a complimenting wine list, as well as constant devotion to visitors. Guests can gaze at Ballo’s immaculate cathedral architecture resembling a Tuscan abbey as they sip on a specialty cocktail. The lounge charms with a grand marble bar, as…

Artisanal Fromagerie Bistro & Wine Bar under New Ownership

By W. A. Muller Veteran Restauranteur Sarid Drory breathes new life into legendary restaurant with plans to introduce new menu items, online cheese store, and sidewalk café Renowned French bistro and wine bar – Artisanal Fromagerie – located on Park Avenue in Murray Hill – is now under the direction of veteran restauranteur Sarid Drory, one of the original owners of The Waverly Inn and…

Valentine’s Day Dining & Drinking Guide 2015

T-Bar Steak & Lounge A classically-chic Upper East Side eatery, T-Bar Steak and Lounge is always popular choice for couples looking for a romantic dinner with outstanding cuisine in a casual yet elegant space. The restaurant’s enchanting charm is brought to life by a stylish, dark-wood accented dining room, frosted glass details and orange back lighting. Under the watchful eye of…

A French Charmer

By Hillary Latos The French say “pourquoi pas,” the Italians say “perche non,” this universal colloquialism reflects the subliminal power of suggestion that translates across all cultures and languages. At Whynot Bistro, there are plenty of tasty suggestive reasons to dine at this quaint French bistro located in the heart of the West Village on…

BRINGING Classic Steakhouse Fare to Bleecker Street

By W. A. Muller Village Prime, a new temple to modern American cuisine which respects traditional cooking techniques, brings the fresh seafood and fine meats of a classic Uptown steakhouse to a hip downtown setting. Located at 302 Bleecker St, steps from 7th Avenue, Village Prime combines excellently-prepared food with polished service in a chic and ambient space. The menu at Village Prime…