IN THE KNOW ON...
WHERE TO EAT
Be in the know about the best restaurants in NYC! Here are a few of my favorite places to eat that I'd like to share with you!
Restaurants to tickle your palate
These are our recent top picks. Bon appetit!
Simple, cozy venue for American meals & brunch with ingredients from the eatery's own farm.
East Village/ Gramercy Park, Manhattan.
WU'S WONTON KING
Chinese Food, featuring favorites such as Sesame Chicken, Pepper Steak, Moo Shu Pork, Sauteed Bok Choy, Young Chow Fried Rice, Stir Fried Noodle. ***BYOB.
French inspired, modern spin on Chinese cuisine. Celebrity Chef Hok Chin is the head chef.
East Village, Manhattan
BOQUERIA SPANISH TAPAS
Small dishes for every palate. Mix, match & share! (Think "Spanish dim sum"). Several locations in Manhattan include Flatiron, SoHo, and the newly opened spot in Times Square. Also in Ft Greene, Brooklyn and Washington, DC.
The largest Italian marketplace in the world is now open in the financial district, comprising a variety of restaurants, food and beverage counters, bakery, retail items. There are two locations in Manhattan, one Downtown in the Westfield mall and another location in the Flatiron District at 200 Fifth Ave. A great place to have a glass of wine and maybe some gelato!
This massive French food hall has upscale restaurants, markets & stations for prepared foods. A great place to meet for happy hour with friends or indulge in some eipcurean deliacacies!
THE MERMAID INN
Upscale-casual seafood spot with a Cape Cod vibe known for its lobster rolls and cheap oyster deal. A very great place to meet friends for happy hour!
Traditional & unique Thai fare served in stylish environs with dark-wood accents & ornate fixtures. I highly recommend!
Delicious food! Santina is a coastal Italian restaurant that takes inspiration from the neighborhood's history with a menu that highlights vegetables and fish. Santina is located underneath the Gansevoort entrance to the high line park in a structure designed by renowned architect Renzo Piano.
Rasa is Malaysian street food restaurant. The owners are siblings who grew up an hour outside of Kuala Lumpur. They import nearly all ingredients directly from Malaysia, and the quality is apparent in dishes.
The Ritz Carlton New York, Battery Park
The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park, 5-star amenities cater to both with an American bistro, luxury spa, water-view accommodations and sought-after meeting facilities.
This is a very exclusive (referral-only) East Village Japanese eatery hidden behind a butcher shop. Some of the most delicious food there!