Dining

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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By W. A. Muller


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; […]


Giovanni Rana: A True Taste of Italy

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By Anna Ryan Italy, best known for its impeccable pasta dishes, has made its way to New York City.  With fresh, hand-made pasta, Giovanni Rana gives you a true taste of Italy. Not only does the menu capture the essence of Italy, the hand-picked artifacts transported from Italy enhance the Italian experience.  Among these artifacts […]


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