Hal Rubenstein's Pick
- Burger Joint
118 West 57th Street, 212-708-7414
Because if you really want to impress me, forget The Four Seasons. Let’s grab a burger and get down to business.
Adam Platt's Pick
- The Four Seasons
99 East 52nd Street, 212-754-9494
Just slouching at the bar feels powerful.
Robin Raisfeld's Pick
9 Ninth Avenue, 212-929-4844
Everyone looks like they’re somebody, the energy is palpable, and the fries are fabulous.
Rob Patronite's Pick
- The Hallo Berlin Cart
Fifth Avenue and 54th Street
After all that neck-craning at Michael’s, you’ll need to eat: The best bratwurst in town is right around the corner.
Best Power Lunch
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).