New York City

Not Your Average Japanese Snacks @ MOCU-MOCU

MOCU-MOCU is one of Hell’s Kitchen’s newest establishments, and quickly becoming a popular go-to spot for lunch, coffee, or a snack. The small, sleekly designed space is equal parts restaurant […]

Fruits & Veggies Galore @ Peacefood Cafe

Guys. I went to Peacefood Cafe today… again. I’m never disappointed. If you haven’t yet been, allow me to enlighten you on one of New York’s best vegan restaurants. (Check […]

Perfected Roast Chicken, Outdoor Seating, and Amazing Italian @ Barbuto

When on the hunt for al fresco dining in the quant streets between the Meatpacking District and West Village, your options are basically endless. Simple and unassuming, Barbuto is an almost-hidden […]

Uptown Irish Pub Perfection @ Le Chéile

Dear Irish pubs, I really love you. Your beer is good, your cider is delicious, and your fish and chips make me swoon. Your ambiance is just the right amount of […]

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Small Sandwich Shop Doing Big Things @ Il Bambino

The panino at Il Bambino (hey, that rhymed!) is keeping sandwiches crave-worthy. In this multicultural queens neighborhood, you can find just about every ethnic cuisine in the world so there […]

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Awesome Cocktails, Craft Beer, & a Not-So-Secret Garden @ Sweet Afton

Elton John’s Tiny Dancer in the background, a bar made of old shipping crates and perfectly dried flower bouquets nestled in old mason jars brings a little rustic chic to […]

Brooklyn Cowboy Hangout in Brooklyn @ Branded Saloon

Dubbed the “best not-quite-gay-but-almost-gay bar” by Time Out New York, Branded Saloon is an interesting mix of queer nightlife with an old west vibe. The atmosphere is relaxed and you […]

Great Beer List, Whiskey, and Shuffleboard Bowling @ Bob’s Your Uncle

Newly minted bar Bob’s Your Uncle recently opened May 7 and already seems to have attracted a good following. Located on the Upper West Side, Bob’s Your Uncle is unpretentious […]

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Homemade Bavarian Brews and Badass Bites @ Paulaner

Paulaner German Restaurant and Microbrewery is the perfect choice for beer aficionados and foodies alike. The decor mixes an industrial style with the warmth of a traditional German beer hall. […]

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Farm to Table at Its Finest @ The Marshal

If you’re looking for a some great tasting, rustic but innovative eats close to the action of Midtown, The Marshal is definitely the way to go. Located in Hell’s Kitchen, […]

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Real Kobe Beef and Some Amazing Steaks @ 212 Steakhouse

Chances are if you’ve had Kobe beef in the last couple of years here in NYC, you were tricked. From 2001 to 2006, and again from 2010 to the end […]

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Extensive Whiskey List, Local Vibe, And a Patio @ The Gibson

Looking for a bar in a great location, with a chill atmosphere, and extensive list of reasonably priced and awesome drinks? (Aren’t we all.) Save yourself some trouble, and head […]

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Fresh Seafood, To Go @ Cevich

Lately there has been a huge surge in “fast food” eateries that go above and beyond the “almost-food” offerings of places like McDonald’s and Taco Bell; places that promise a […]

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A Brooklynite’s Sports Bar @ Fourth Down

When you think “Williamsburg”, you don’t necessarily think “sports bar”. And while there may not be many, that doesn’t mean the ones that do exist aren’t great. Which brings us […]

Good Food, Cheap Drinks, and Jenga? @ E’s Bar

The Upper West Side houses its share of college bars, wine bars, sports bars, and upscale casual restaurants. It is also home to many folks who grew up drinking in […]

Carolina Whole Hog BBQ @ Arrogant Swine

As the die hard BBQ eaters continue to wage war on what style BBQ is the best, Tyson Ho, owner/pitmaster at Arrogant Swine, brings us some Carolina style whole hog […]

Got Goat? @ Victory Garden

Tucked next to a parking lot on Carmine St., you might easily walk right by this little gem on your way to Grey Dog or Blue Ribbon Bar just around […]

Bacon Wrapped Wieners? @ Crif Dogs

Crif Dogs is not a spot for those watching their caloric intake or alcohol consumption. Whether you’ve come in here stone cold sober or after a late night out. This […]

Eat Like You’re in Japan Without Ever Leaving New York @ Ootoya (Chelsea)

Japanese cuisine is insanely complex and multifaceted. While sushi, ramen, yakitori, and mochi may get a lot of the spotlight, we don’t want you to forget about some of the […]

Chocolate Chip Sea Salt Cookie Perfection @ Sweet Corner Bake Shop

Sea salt on anything is pretty awesome, but especially on a chocolate chunk cookie. Sweet Corner Bake Shop in the West Village is this little corner bakery that you could […]

“Putting Vegetables Out of Their Comfort Zone” @ Dirt Candy

Located on the Lower East Side, Dirt Candy is one of the most creative and delicious dinners we’ve had in a really long time. Here’s the kicker though; it’s an […]

Out of this World @ Brooklyn Star

Seasonal American Fare with a Southern influence is what you can expect from this Williamsburg, Brooklyn gem (or should we say star.) You walk into a dimly lit place with […]

Crawfish, Clam, Crab, Catfish, Oh My! @ The Boil, NYC

The Boil may possibly be the best/worst thing to happen to Cajun food lovers in New York. Nestled in the LES with a full bar in front and a large open-style […]

Hidden Burger Joint in a Swanky Hotel? @ Le Parker Meridien Burger Joint

We just thought this was cool. So you walk into the swanky, somewhat intimidating, five-star hotel lobby of Le Parker Meridien Hotel in midtown Manhattan and follow yellow neon burger […]