33 E. 60th Street, 212-319-3800
"If you are looking for great seafood prepared in a way that excites your palate, in an environment that is not pretentious, then this is your destination. RM has a great wine list and very knowledgeable staff. Both lunch and dinner are great values."
— wizzard, Midtown.
"Rush over to expeience some of the best seafood in NYC. Rick Moonen, ex Oceana, is at his best right now. Sleek room, intelligent service, creative food, all make for a wonderful dining experience."
—barneyg, Upper East Side..
2398 Broadway, at 88th Street, 212-874-7400
"One of the best new spots in NYC! A perfect balance of sophistication without trying too hard. Relaxed but attentive service and a very reasonably priced wine list that perfectly complemented the incredible food.."
—baratti, Gramercy Park.
"Want a wonderful way to spend an evening? Dine at Aix. Beautiful decor on multi-levels, attentive service, (water glasses always filled), and delicious food at reasonable prices can't be beat."
—dinkybubbleshorts, Great Neck, Long Island. .
From the 2004 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).