Dining

Restaurant Roundup

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By Hillary Latos With New York abuzz with holiday merriment and cheer, we scoured the city and beyond to find the quaint neighborhood spots as well as glitzy New York hotspots to enjoy the season. Whether you are looking for comfort food with a twist, Italian, haute French, or steak and seafood, there is something […]


Awash, So Make Sure to Wash

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- A RESTAURANT REVIEW by LINDSEY WINTER and her dining companion of the week, Mimi  Dear fellow residents, Let us take you on a little tour of Africa – no, we won’t really be going all the way there. But, at least, we’ll take you as close as we recently got to that continent by […]


Latitude Bar & Grill – The Coordinates For An Authentic New York Bar Experience

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By Christopher A. Pape Latitude Bar & Grill is a fitting name for Midtown West’s new locale for the after-work crowd and weekend carousers. 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 […]


4 Food Delights

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By John Friia Fast food that is good for you may sound like an oxymoron, but New Yorkers can indulge their taste buds in a new type of comfort food. When it comes to the double burger with cheese fries, I struggle to make the right choice, but stepping into 4food and looking at the […]


RedFarm Pleases the Palate

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By Christopher A. Pape There are few times that I can truly remember every dish that I’ve eaten at a particular restaurant. And there are even fewer times that each dish is remembered with such pleasure than at RedFarm – the ultra hip and deliciously sinful Chinese fusion restaurant in the West Village.


Patiala, A Taste of India

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By John Friia One of the many goals while living in Manhattan is finding delicious food at an affordable price that delivers to your apartment. With numerous types of cuisines, the possibilities of where to eat are endless, but if your taste buds are craving Indian cuisine check out Patiala in Hell’s Kitchen.


Italian as Art

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By Christopher A. Pape I am of the firm conviction that there is nothing better than Italian in New York City. From homestyle to “alto Italiano” (high-class Italian) there is much to choose from in our fair metropolis.  And now with the opening of East 12th Osteria there is an option that is as delicious […]


A Most Urban Cowboy

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By Rory Winston Unlike Brooklyn with its post-ironic flare for resuscitating artery-clogging comfort foods till they smack of pedigree, Manhattan ‘just don’t take too kindly to Midwestern fare’… unless, of course, it’s been thoroughly reinvented by the likes of Nicholas Nostadt, the Ohioan chef reared in the heart of …well, the French Culinary Institute.


B & Co: A Fusion of Fashion and Food

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By W. A. Muller Rarely do the stars align as they have for B & Co., a new three-floor southern Mediterranean restaurant, lounge and social club in the coveted Plaza Square area of New York City, uniting hospitality impresario Max Burgio’s sophisticated European-style of entertaining, manager Anthony Guinehut’s restaurant industry experience & Italian architect and […]


Restaurant Roundup

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By Hillary Latos From neighborhood hideaways to splashy new openings, New York City’s culinary scene never sleeps.  The holidays are a perfect time to celebrate and enjoy some of NYC’s finest offerings spanning the melting pot of flavors that we have come to love in our great city, from the classics like French, Italian, American […]


Zengo Test Kitchen

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By Hillary Latos If there was a chef equivalent to a DJ it would be Richard Sandoval, who has a knack for seamlessly blending Latin and Asian flavors harmonizing subtle nuances and flavors to make each unique dish his own.  Every few months his test kitchen creates new recipes paired from the flavors of a […]


Restaurant Roundup

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By Hilary Latos Resident’s staff has scavenged the city and here you have it: some of our favorite restaurants for this fall. Whether you crave a simple cheeseburger, a luxurious steak dinner with the boys, or a boozy ladies’ brunch, we have the spot for you. Food, glamour and a range of cuisines, this list […]


Maya Restaurant’s Exotic Guacamole Festival

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Since the 16th century, the Aztecs have been enjoying the decadent and delicious flavors of fresh guacamole using the heart healthy avocado.  To celebrate this perennially favorite dip, Top Chef Richard Sandoval has created the Guacamole Festival that runs from July 1 to September 30, at his Modern Mexican Kitchen and Tequileria, Maya, that features […]


Restaurant Roundup

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By Hillary Latos Resident’s staff has scrounged the city and here you have it: some of our favorite restaurants for this fall. Whether you crave a simple cheeseburger, a luxurious steak dinner with the boys, or a boozy ladies’ brunch, we have the spot for you. Food, glamour and a range of cuisines, this list […]


Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House

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By Anna Ryan Starting the restaurant in Dallas, Texas, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House has successfully grown all over the country in “the most exciting and vibrant cities.” Any New Yorkers wanting to enjoy fine dining should take a trip to Del Frisco’s located on Avenue of the Americas right by the Rockefeller Center.


A Taste of Wildwood

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La Dolce Vita in Wildwood N.J.

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By W. A. Muller Give the La Dolce Vita lifestyle at Little Italy in Wildwood Crest, New Jersey.  If you’re ever in the mood for mouthwatering Italian delicacies then look no further than this beloved establishment. Owned and operated by Chef Giovanni Sanzone and his wife Sandy, the restaurant has been serving customers for over […]


Gradisca Ristorante: An Italian Delight

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By Jeanine Zelkas Evidence of a former incarnation is written all over the walls of Gradisca, with old framed posters advertising the various jazz and cabaret acts that once performed at the 70‘s nightclub known as Reno Sweeney.  Soft jazz music playing in the background, rustic highlights, candlelit tables, low ceilings, and a combination of […]


Bobby Van’s Steakhouse

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By Anna Ryan With restaurants open at various locations throughout New York City, meat lovers can have a fine dining experience with the food they love at Bobby Van’s Steakhouse. These various locations include Park Avenue, East 54th Street, West 50th Street, 25 Broad Street and Times Square.


Anassa Taverna

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By Christopher A. Pape & Anna Ryan Located in the heart of Midtown East, Anassa Taverna gives guests a truly unique and cultural experience. This Greek restaurant strives to give diners a fresh experience and with the name Anassa, meaning ‘breath of fresh air,’ they are already on their way. Diners feel like they are […]


75 Main: A Hamptons Hotspot

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By Nalini Leilani 75 Main is a Southampton staple—offering patrons the opportunity to taste simple yet delicious cuisine just minutes from the beach or to bask in a sliver of Southampton nightlife. The location is central: right in the middle of Southampton’s Main Street. The classy yet beachy vibe is perfect for a summer evening […]


83 1/2

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By Nalini Leilani Chef Will Foden and Wine Director Jean-Luc Le Du recently re-crafted the menu at 83 ½, the farm-to-table Italian gem on the Upper East Side. Owner Vincenzo Mangiafridda’s previous culinary treasure served as the muse for his newest. The idea behind 83 ½ began to ferment in his mind while developing Gino’s […]


George Hirsch’s Inside Tips on Hosting a Fabulous Hamptons Party

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By George Hirsch Summer in the Hamptons is all about outdoor entertaining. Hamptons Chef and TV Personality George Hirsch offers great tips on how to create the best outdoor party Hamptons Style!  Hirsch, a certified Executive Chef, has authored five cookbooks in addition to producing and hosting his own TV series, George Hirsch Living it […]


Guilt-Free Comfort Food?

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By Gunjan J. Sewhani Evidence of the health food revolution in New York City is apparent on every block. Organic, vegan, and raw food restaurants are popping up around Manhattan to cater to svelte females clad in Lululemon and male fitness warriors alike. The restaurants boast an alternative lifestyle dedicated to cruelty-free, pesticide-free, antibiotic-free diets; […]


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