Taste of NEW YORK CITY
Collected by AFAR Traveler, AFAR Contributor
72 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018, USA
It's not always easy to make a historic restaurant relevant. Some fall into the trap of relying on history and allowing the experience to falter. Others change so much from the original that history becomes almost irrelevant. But some, like Keen's...
32 Spring St, New York, NY 10012, USA
While its claim to be the country’s first-ever pizzeria has been contested, nobody disputes that the wood-fired, thin-crust Neapolitan-style pies dished up at this NoHo corner joint are some of the city’s most delicious. If there’s a queue of...
205 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002, USA
Despite multiple trips over countless years going to New York City, it wasn't until a year ago today that I encountered this sandwich — the one that left me drooling until I could enjoy it again. Katz's quickly went from a one-stop place for...
80 Spring St, New York, NY 10012, USA
Restaurateur Keith McNally has been credited with almost single-handedly creating New York’s downtown dining scene over the past 30 years. There may be no place that better epitomizes his style of effortless cool than this sprawling, elegant...
89 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA
Set beneath the main terminal of Grand Central Station in a cavernous space with arched and vaulted tiled ceilings, this oyster bar has the ambiance and décor of a 1960s throwback (Formica counters, modular stools). But its seafood is...
310 Lenox Ave, New York, NY 10027, USA
When this modern soul-food restaurant opened in 2010, it was the crowning feather in the cap of Harlem’s latest renaissance. Award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson stays true to the neighborhood’s traditions, with dishes like shrimp and grits and...
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