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Best of New York Food 2004

Best Newcomer

  • RM

    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.

  • Aix

    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

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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).