- June 2, 2003 | Tastes of Summer
- The Italian Top Ten
Our critics name their top ten Italian restaurants.
- May 26, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Little Mermaid
The Mermaid Inn is an elegant East Village bistro swimming with fresh, unfussy seafood.
- May 5, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Space Odyssey
What’s in a room? Yujin’s overwrought décor mirrors its no-holds-barred menu, while Rocco DiSpirito has turned a bull-market dining hall into a tribute to home cooking.
- April 28, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Protein Power
With Ola, Nuevo Latino king Douglas Rodriguez (Patria, Chicama, Pipa) gives the Atkins diet a south-of-the-equator twist. The results? Muy bien, indeed.
- April 7, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- International Set
Barbalùc is a Eurotrash joint masquerading as a temple to Friulian cuisine; Brasserie 360 is both French bistro and sushi bar. Welcome to the new world order.
- March 31, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Island Time
Lamu—named for an island off the coast of Kenya—is African only in name. But maybe an exotic moniker is exotic enough.
- March 17, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Good Neighbor
Cafe Asean’s upscale sister, Jefferson, is a welcome addition to the block. Just don’t call it Asian fusion.
- March 3, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Ice Fishing
The aquatic treats at Sushi Seki are sometimes odd and always compelling. Perfect food for a cold winter night? Not to you, perhaps, but there are diehards who say absolutely.
- February 24, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Northern Exposure
Way up in Washington Heights, Republi’K is striving to bring haute cuisine with an elegant Latino flair to the city’s farthest reaches.
- February 10, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- '21' Pickup
With a sly wink, Upstairs at '21' targets diners seeking pure, retro luxuryand a little guilt with their pleasure.