New York Magazine

   
  Introduction  
     
  The Big Splurge  
     
  Japan Chic  
     
  Organic Chic  
     
  Hot Spots  
     
  Return of the Tasting Menu  
     
  The Brooklyn Boom  
     
  Fatso Dreams  
     
  Bar Crazy  
     
  The Indestructible Brasserie  
     
  Casual Italian  
     
  Steaks
 
     
  Chinese Food  
     
  Seafood  
     
  Downtown Brunch Fever  
     
  ...And a Few Desserts  
     
  The Best of 2005  
     
  The Overrated List  
     
  The Directory  
     


 

Abboccato
136 West 55th Street
212-265-4000

Alain Ducasse at the Essex House
155 West 58th Street
212-265-7300

Alta
64 West 10th Street
212-505-7777

Annisa
13 Barrow Street
212-741-6699

Applewood
501 11th Street Park Slope/Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
718-768-2044

Asiate
80 Columbus Circle
212-805-8881

August
359 Bleecker Street
212-929-4774

Babbo
110 Waverly Place
212-777-0303

Balthazar
80 Spring Street
212-965-1785

Bao 111
111 Avenue C
212-254-7773

Barbuto
775 Washington Street
212-924-9700

Bar Jamón
52 Irving Street
212-253-2773

Bar Masa
10 Columbus Circle, fourth floor
212-823-9800

Bar Tonno
17 Cleveland Place
212-966-7334

Beard Papa Sweets Café
740 Broadway
212-353-8888

Better Burger
561 Third Avenue
212-949-7528

Bistro du Vent
411 West 42nd Street
212-239-3060

Bivio
637 Hudson Street
212-206-0601

Bleu Drawes Café
97 Commercial Street
718-349-8501

BLT Steak
106 East 57th Street
212-752-7470

Blue Hill at Stone Barns
630 Bedford Road Pocantico Hills, Westchester
914-366-9600

Blue Smoke
116 East 27th Street
212-447-7733

Brasserie LCB
60 West 55th Street
212-688-6525

Café Boulud
20 East 76th Street
212-772-2600

Café Gray
10 Columbus Circle, third floor
212-823-6338

Carve Unique Sandwiches
760-8 Eighth Avenue
212-730-4949

Casa Mono
52 Irving Place
212-253-2773

’Cesca
164 West 75th Street
212-787-6300

ChiKaLicious
203 East 10th Street
212-995-9511

Cold Stone Creamery
2 Astor Place
212-249-7085

Counter
105 1st Avenue
212-982-5870

Craft
43 East 19th Street
212-780-0880

Craftbar
47 East 19th Street
212-780-0880

Cru
24 Fifth Avenue
212-529-1700

Daisy May’s BBQ USA
623 Eleventh Avenue
212-977-1500

Daniel
60 East 65th Street
212-288-0033

davidburke & donatella
133 East 61st Street
212-813-2121

DB Bistro Moderne
55 West 44th Street
212-391-2400

Dévi
8 East 18th Street
212-691-1300

Dumpling Man
100 St. Marks Place
212-505-2121

EN Japanese Brasserie
435 Hudson Street
212-647-9196

 

Esca
402 West 43rd Street
212-564-7272

5 Ninth
5 Ninth Avenue
212-929-9460

The Four Seasons
99 E. 52nd Street
212-754-9494

Franny’s
295 Flatbush Avenue Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
718-230-0221

Freemans
Freeman Alley
212-420-0012

Gavroche
212 West 14th Street
212-647-8553

Geisha
33 E. 61st Street
212-813-1112

Gonzo
140 West 13th Street
212-645-4606

Grand Sichuan International
745 Ninth Avenue
212-582-2288

Hearth
403 East 12th Street 646-602-1300

Hedeh
57 Great Jones Street
212-473-8458

Ian
322 E. 86th Street
212-861-1993

Ici
246 DeKalb Avenue Fort Greene, Brooklyn
718-789-2778

‘inoteca
98 Rivington Street
212-614-0473

Jack’s Luxury Oyster Bar
246 East 5th Street
212-673-0338

Jacques Torres Chocolate Haven
350 Hudson Street
212-414-2462

Jean Georges
1 Central Park West
212-299-3900

Jefferson
121 West 10th Street
212-255-3333

Jewel Bako
239 East 5th Street
212-979-1012

Jewel Bako Makimono
101 Second Avenue
212-253-7848

Kittichai
60 Thompson Street
212-219-2000

Kombit
279 Flatbush Avenue Park Slope/Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
718-399-2000

Landmarc
179 West Broadway
212-343-3883

Le Bernardin
155 West 51st Street
212-489-1515

Le Cirque 2000
455 Madison Avenue
212-303-7788

Le Quinze
132 West Houston Street
212-475-1515

L’Impero
45 Tudor City Place
212-599-5045

Lupa Osteria Romana
170 Thompson Street
212-982-5089

Lure Fish Bar
142 Mercer Street
212-431-7676

Mas
39 Downing Street
212-255-1790

Masa
10 Columbus Circle, fourth floor
212-823-9800

Matsuri
369 West 16th Street
212-243-6400

McSorley’s Old Ale House
15 East 7th Street
212-473-
9148

Megu
62 Thomas Street
212-964-7777

The Mermaid Inn
96 Second Avenue
212-674-5870

Mix in NY
68 West 58th Street
212-583-0300

The Modern
11 West 53rd Street
212-333-1220

Momofuku Noodle Bar
163 First Avenue
212-475-7899

Natchez
31 Second Avenue
212-460-9171

New York Burger Co.
303 Park Avenue South
212-254-2727

 

 


 

Nice Matin
201 West 79th Street
212-873-6423

Nicky’s Vietnamese Sandwiches
150 East 2nd Street
212-388-1088

Onera
222 West 79th Street
212-873-0200

Ono
18 Ninth Avenue
212-660-6766

Otto Enoteca Pizzeria
1 Fifth Avenue
212-995-9559

Ouest
2315 Broadway
212-580-8700

Pace
121 Hudson Street
212-965-9500

Per Se
10 Columbus Circle, fourth floor
212-823-9335

Pampano
209 East 49th Street
212-751-4545

Posto
310 Second Avenue
212-716-1200

Public
210 Elizabeth Street
212-343-7011

Pure Food and Wine
54 Irving Place
212-477-1010

Quartino Bottega Organica
11 Bleecker Street
212-529-5133

Rickshaw Dumpling Bar
61 West 23rd Street
Opening in January

Riingo
205 East 45th Street
212-867-4200

Roll ’N’ Roaster
64 Third Avenue
212-614-2333

rm
33 East 60th Street
212-319-3800

San Domenico NY
240 Central Park South
212-265-5959

Schiller’s Liquor Bar
131 Rivington Street
212-260-4555

Shake Shack
Madison Square Park
212-889-6600

Shanghai Pavilion
1378 Third Avenue
212-585-3388

66
241 Church Street
212-925-0202

Snack Taverna
63 Bedford Street
212-929-3499

Sparks
210 East 46th Street
212-687-4855

Spice Market
403 West 13th Street
212-675-2322

Spicy & Tasty
39-07 Prince Street Flushing, Queens
718-359-1601

The Spotted Pig
314 West 11th Street
212-620-0393

Sumile
154 West 13th Street
212-989-7699

Sushi of Gari
402 East 78th Street
212-517-5340

Swifty’s
1007 Lexington Avenue
212-535-6000

Szechuan Gourmet
21 West 39th Street
212-921-0233

Taboon
773 10th Avenue
212-713-0271

360
360 Van Brunt Street Red Hook, Brooklyn
718-246-0360

Tía Pol
205 Tenth Avenue
212-675-8805

Una Pizza Napoletana
349 East 12th Street
212-477-9950

V Steakhouse
10 Columbus Circle, fourth floor
212-823-9500

Wallsé
344 West 11th Street
212-352-2300

wd-50
50 Clinton Street
212-477-2900

Westville
210 West 10th Street
212-741-7971

Westville East
328 East 14th Street
212-598-9998

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse
4 Park Avenue
212-889-3369