- Lever House
390 Park Avenue, 212-888-2700
Lever House’s debut garnered almost as much media attention as the Martha trial, yet the staff never betrayed an ounce of hesitation, lack of nerve, or loss of humor. Amid all that scrutiny and the constant changes in the menu (the food, by the way, has gone from good to gotta-have-it), the staff has proved just what a professional, personable, and (very) good-looking group of servers is worth when it functions unflappably, informatively, and with an acute awareness that it’s ultimately the customers who should feel fabulous, not them.
From the 2004 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
Where can you find the city’s top dog groomer? Last-minute tailor? Beef tongue? We eat, drink, dance, shop, shvitz, and trampoline our way around the city, not to mention poll scores of in-the-know colleagues, hard-partying friends, opinionated family members, and, this year, a team of guest expert bloggers to bring you answers to all of the above questions, and hundreds more, in the form of our annual “Best of New York” issue.