- December 8, 2003 | Restaurant Review
Matsuri is that rarest of things: a grand, lavishly decorated Japanese restaurant where the food lives up to the room.
- December 1, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Small Is Beautiful
Cutting-edge food is alive and well in New York. It just comes in small packages. Take Josh DeChellis’s West Village standout, Sumile.
- November 14, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- 'Cesca Master
At his new, unrelentingly rustic Upper West Side Italian joint, Tom Valenti delivers equal measures of elegance, neighborly bonhomie, and bulk.
- November 3, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- All Mixed Up
Alain Ducasse’s Mix in New York offers an eclectic blend of homey American and European dishes that ultimately just doesn’t jell.
- October 27, 2003 | Winter Travel
- Twin Peaks
St. Lucia’s famed Pitons are just one of the Caribbean hideaway’s draws. There are pristine beaches, lush rain forests, and a refreshing lack of posing vacationers.
- October 20, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Right Up McNally
At Schiller’s Liquor Bar, bistro and brasserie king Keith McNally brings steak-frites, cloudy mirrors, and yards of brass railings to the Lower East Side.
- October 6, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Très Truffles
Soho’s 325 Spring Street dishes up truffles in virtually every conceivable way (truffle pizza? truffle jelly?). The results? Comme ci, comme ça.
- September 29, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Big Italy
Spun off from two popular Italian sandwich bars, ’inoteca and Bread Tribeca are full-fledged ristorantes.
- September 8, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Sweet Sueños
Sueños means “dreams” in Spanish. With potent margaritas and fresh south-of-the-border cuisine, the restaurant may well inspire visions.
- August 25, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- The South Rises
Ida Mae Kitchen-n-Lounge brings down-home southern cooking north, then gives it a decidedly Manhattan twist.