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Momofuku Ssam Bar
207 2nd Ave.
at 13th St.

$$$$$

3.1

47

Mmmm...Bo Ssam. .. >

Bouchon Bakery
10 Columbus Circle, 3rd Fl.
at 60th St.

$$$$$

3.4

45

Ed Levine reports that Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery is now serving glazed Donuts, passion fruit-creme-filled Donuts and Donut holes! Glazed Doughnut: I have enjoyed the filled do.. >

Shake Shack
Madison Square Park
at 23rd St. & Madison Ave.

$$$$$

3.4

45

As of last Saturday the Shake Shack had not installed any heaters. That shouldn't stop you from trying the insanely, crazy-good hot chocolate there. Made with among other things, 7.. >

Jean Georges (at the Trump International Hotel and Tower)
1 Central Park West
at W 60th St.

$$$$$

2.3

33

Memories can often conspire against one’s enjoyment of food. My last Jean Georges meal did not remind me of that glorious dinner six years ago. However, the pricing for lunch 1 i.. >

Eleven Madison Park
11 Madison Ave.
at 24th St.

$$$$$

2.5

32

Eleven Madison Park Winter Restaurant Week '08 The last "nice" lunch I had was at Jean Georges, a place that I believe is arguably the best, most consistent restaurant in New York.. >

Babbo
110 Waverly Pl.
b/w 6th Ave. & MacDougal St.

$$$$$

3.2

28

In light of all the speculation surrounding Italian celebrity chef Mario Batali and his (non-renewed?) contract with the Food Network , I feel it apt to post about Babbo, Batali's .. >

City Bakery
3 W 18th St.
b/w 5th & 6th Ave.

$$$$$

2

25

City Bakery owner-and-baker Maury Rubin tempts us with daily flavors throughout February at his 17th Annual City Bakery Hot Chocolate Festival. His creative con-cocoa-tions includ.. >

Jacques Torres Chocolate Haven
350 Hudson St.
b/w King & Charlton St.

$$$$$

3.2

23

My friend Sara received a huge amount of Jacques Torres chocolate during the holidays and was sweet enough to share them with us. Lon and I are generally big fans of Jacques Torres.. >

wd-50
50 Clinton St.
b/w Stanton & Rivington St.

$$$$$

3.1

23

Photographs of bone marrow, chestnuts, tonburi, pickled honshemeji and soft white chocolate, potato, malt, white beer ice cream courtesy of Tina Wong Frank Bruni's 3-star review of.. >

Momofuku Noodle Bar
163 1st Ave.
b/w 10th & 11th St.

$$$$$

3.5

22

I stopped by at Momofuku Noodle Bar for a late lunch Sunday with the wife. As always, the guys took care of us and we had a blast. They sent out a new dish on the house for my wife.. >

Otto Enoteca and Pizzeria
1 5th Ave.
at 8th St.

$$$$$

2.5

21

Since it had been at least a couple years (two years too long) since I’d been in New York, my list of places to hit had become, shall we say, major? With ten days and far too many .. >

Sugar Sweet Sunshine
126 Rivington St.
b/w Essex & Norfolk St.

$$$$$

3.4

20

I meant to post about this delightful retreat on the LES but completely forgot until i saw that the nytimes beat me to it in their “big candy apple” piece recently. after a rather .. >

Burger Joint (at Le Parker Meridien Hotel)
118 W 57th St.
b/w 6th & 7th Ave.

$$$$$

2.9

19

The 2008 Zagat guide arrived in stores this week, and once again the Burger Joint in the Parker Meridien Hotel has received the highest score of any Midtown Lunch that appears in t.. >

Prune
54 E 1st St.
b/w 1st & 2nd Ave.

$$$$$

2.6

19

Prune reminds me of Paris. Small, intimate with wonderful food and a great vibe. We have been back many times for dinner and unfortunately have never made it for brunch. The curren.. >

The Spotted Pig
314 W 11th St.
at Greenwich St.

$$$$$

3.9

18

The details at The Spotted Pig make the place -- grease markered menu on a giant mirror, brown butcher paper on the tables, jade brocade booths, potted flowers hedging weathered Fr.. >

Bouley
120 W Broadway
b/w Duane & Reade St.

$$$$$

2.7

18

Bouley is one of my favorite restaurants, and also one of Lon's, but this was our first time there together. Everything about this place is wonderful. They have lovely decor that i.. >

Del Posto
85 10th Ave.
b/w 15th & 16th St.

$$$$$

3.5

18

It's hardly the fanciest thing on the menu, but I wanted to know what a really good pasta fagioli should taste like... >

Cookshop
156 10th Ave.
at 20th St.

$$$$$

3

18

This past Sunday, I thought it might be nice to brunch with a friend at Cookshop. It turned out that half of Manhattan had the same idea. There was a wait even though we had a rese.. >

Grom Gelato
2165 Broadway
b/w 76th St & 77th St.

$$$$$

3.4

17

Grom founders Guido Martinetti and namesake Federico Grom started their first gelato venture five years ago in Torino (Turin). Since then, they’ve added more than a dozen stores in.. >

Balthazar
80 Spring St.
b/w Broadway & Crosby St.

$$$$$

4.3

17

pistachio doughnut for breakfast, anyone? ;) My parents and sister went back to Hawaii a few days ago, but we were lucky enough to dine at a dozen or so restaurants, all which wil.. >

Tabla
11 Madison Ave.
at 25th St.

$$$$$

3

17

A few weeks ago I had lunch with Steingarten at Tabla. We had an absolutely terrific meal there, and we both arrived at the same conclusion: Tabla chef-partner Floyd Cardoz is cook.. >

Doughnut Plant
379 Grand St.
b/w Essex & Norfolk St.

$$$$$

2.8

17

here's the first picture of food i took with my new camera. it's a little nikon coolpix that i bought on sale at buydig.com. with a 2gb memory card, it came out to about $125. i .. >

Hearth
403 E 12th St.
at 1st Ave.

$$$$$

3.2

17

Galen, Timothy, Linda and I dined at Hearth on July 17, 2007. The menus were on the table in the form of paper placemats. We ordered the $78 tasting menu for the table and a bottle.. >

il Laboratorio del Gelato
95 Orchard St.
b/w Broome & Delancey St.

$$$$$

3.2

16

Back in the late 1980s, before the arrival of its boutique hotels and other conspicuous excesses, I worked in Manhattan's SoHo district. On hot afternoons, I'd often stroll to a ti.. >

Katz's Delicatessen
205 E Houston St.
at Ludlow St.

$$$$$

3

16

The Legendary Katz's Deli. I had to go when I was in NY. I ordered a pastrami ($14.35) and corned beef ($13.95) sandwich. The sandwiches are cut and made to order by the counterm.. >

Per Se
10 Columbus Circle, 4th Fl.
at 60th St.

$$$$$

3.6

16

"Reviving the Economy One $300 Dinner at a Time" This weekend, I headed to NYC for a dinner set up by my NYC foodie friends at Per Se . Per Se is owned by the renowned chef Thomas.. >

Di Fara Pizzeria
1424 Avenue J
b/w 14th & 15th St.

$$$$$

3.8

15

I took a visit out there last week and spent a considerable amount of time talking to Domenico DeMarco, 71. I was there to investigate the price spike but ended up learning a lot a.. >

Gotham Bar & Grill
12 E 12th St.
b/w 5th Ave. & University Pl.

$$$$$

2.9

15

Gotham Bar and Grill is the ultramarathon runner of the New York food scene, motoring ahead with its long-running executive chef, and a menu that makes it one of the best restauran.. >

Kyotofu
705 9th Ave.
b/w 48th & 49th St.

$$$$$

2.6

14

I finally made it to the jewel-like Japanese tofu palace Kyotofu yesterday. I had the chef's lunch dessert selection, and thought most of the offerings were more intriguing than si.. >

Artisanal
2 Park Ave.
32nd St. b/w Park & Madison Ave.

$$$$$

2.9

14

The first and last time I visited Artisanal was Valentine's Day 2001. There's no particular reason why it took me nearly six years to return; it's just that it never occurred to me.. >

A Voce
41 Madison Ave.
b/w 25th & 26th St.

$$$$$

3

14

In a preview of her Off The Menu column in this Wednesday’s Dining section, Florence Fabricant reports: A Voce, the restaurant that has been a showcase for Andrew Carmellini’s refi.. >

Gramercy Tavern
42 E 20th St.
b/w Broadway & Park Ave. S

$$$$$

3.3

14

1/2 One of the things I was most struck by while my sister, Melissa, and her husband were visiting from England recently was how impressed they were with the quality of restaurant .. >

Peter Luger Steak House
178 Broadway
at Driggs Ave.

$$$$$

2.8

14

Frank Bruni's review of Peter Luger's yesterday was absolutely spot on, and what made it so smart was how deftly he placed Luger's in the context of its many clones. Also, he could.. >

Una Pizza Napoletana
349 E 12th St.
b/w 1st & 2nd Ave.

$$$$$

3

14

This entry originally took place on February 14. Greg doesn't come with the pizzeria. Although reliable sources have told me for years that Una Pizza Napoletana churns out the best.. >

Lupa
170 Thompson St.
b/w Houston & Bleecker St.

$$$$$

4.6

14

At night the restaurant Lupa can be, well, a nightmare: too many people, too much commotion, no room to maneuver, no way to relax. But the other day, when I needed a place for a m.. >

BLT Fish
21 W 17th St.
b/w 5th & 6th Ave.

$$$$$

3.1

14

Another look at BLT Fish. .. >

Morimoto
80 10th Ave.
b/w 15th & 16th St.

$$$$$

2.1

14

masaharu morimoto is the original iron chef who has come a long way from his childhood in hiroshima, japan, where he studied sushi making and the art of kaiseki (seasonal tasting m.. >

ChikaLicious
203 E 10th St.
b/w 1st & 2nd Ave.

$$$$$

2.7

13

This East Village dessertery sets the bar high. The joint that kicked off the dessert bar trend in 2003, ChikaLicious is as good as watching a friend whip up magic in her kitchen .. >

wichcraft
60 E 8th St.
at Mercer St.

$$$$$

3.1

13

When craft opened the menu immediately appealed to me. Being shi-shi, the restaurant was booked-up, and I found it hard to go without reservations weeks ahead. Frankly, I wasn't .. >

Le Bernardin
155 W 51st St.
b/w 6th & 7th Ave.

$$$$$

3.9

13

The fiancée took me out to Le Bernardin for my birthday – completing my journey of old school NY Times 4 star restaurants (Daniel, Jean Georges, Bouley being the others). Usually,.. >

Blue Hill
75 Washington Pl.
b/w 6th Ave. & MacDougal St.

$$$$$

2.9

13

1/2 I’m about to embark on a woeful tale, so anyone with an aversion to unpleasantness (you know that I have a fascination with barfing, but I fully realize that not everyone share.. >

The Modern (at the Museum of Modern Art - MoMA)
9 W 53rd St.
b/w 5th & 6th Ave.

$$$$$

3.1

13

Linda and I went to a “Saturday Members Night” at The Museum of Modern Art on August 11, 2007. There was a big crowd, mostly young, in the garden and the lobby, where music was bla.. >

Bar Room at The Modern
9 W 53rd St.
b/w 5th & 6th Ave.

$$$$$

3.2

13

The past Friday evening, I had dinner at the Bar Room at the Modern with Ariel. Since I have arrived there earlier than he did, I took the time to take in the atmosphere and the vi.. >

Boqueria
53 W 19th St.
b/w 5th & 6th Ave.

$$$$$

3.2

13

As much as a complain about Manhattan, I do appreciate that it’s business as usual on Sunday nights. The last time I attempted going out after 9pm on a three-day weekend Sunday was.. >

Nobu
105 Hudson St.
at Franklin St.

$$$$$

2.7

13

Black gold... >

Cafe Zaiya
69 Cooper Square
corner of St. Mark's

$$$$$

2.9

13

Midtown Manhattan On days I'm not booked at client sites, I'm off to our Manhattan office for work. Luckily the office is very conveniently located right between Grand Central an.. >

Country (at The Carlton on Madison)
90 Madison Ave.
at 29th St.

$$$$$

2.8

13

Do not stop, do not go, do not make a reservation at Country. .. >

Hill Country
30 West 26th St.
b/w 6th & Broadway

$$$$$

3

12

Having had Hog Pit's "barbecue" previously and not considering it anywhere near Hill Country's league, I asked myself what could possibly be the lure to draw potential customers aw.. >

Sripraphai
6413 39th Ave.
b/w 64th & 65th St.

$$$$$

3.1

12

If this crispy catfish salad doesn't convince you to head out to Woodside, maybe you just don't like Thai... >

5 Ninth
5 9th Ave.
b/w Gansevoort & Little W 12th St.

$$$$$

3.1

12

5 Ninth is certainly one of the restaurant in the Meat Packing area that will last. Zak Pelaccio, who has a few restaurants including Fatty Crab (a must try) is the guy behind 5 Ni.. >

Whole Foods Market
10 Columbus Circle

$$$$$

3.1

12

I saw a Fresh & Easy employee at the Manhattan Beach Whole Foods today. How did I know that he was from Fresh & Easy? He had a badge hanging from his belt. At first I thought he mi.. >

The Little Owl
90 Bedford St.
at Grove St.

$$$$$

12

Finally made it to The Little Owl last night. The place is super quaint, holds about six people and keeps it real with a framed shot of Rick James in the john. I went mainly for th.. >

Devi
8 E 18th St.
b/w 5th Ave. & Broadway

$$$$$

3.1

12

I kicked off Restaurant Week (back on Tuesday, January 22nd) with lunch with my three girl friends: Giulia, Seungmi, and Helen, at Devi. Yep, we’re exploring into realm of haute In.. >

Magnolia Bakery
401 Bleecker St.
at 11th St.

$$$$$

3.2

12

Cupcake, cupcake, chocolate, cocoa, cookie, cookie. Within a very concentrated area of the Upper West Side are a number of pitfalls for a trying-to-be-good Sweet Freak. Magnolia’.. >

Financier
62 Stone St.
b/w Mill Ln. & William St.

$$$$$

3.1

12

financier patisserie is in lower manhattan down in the wall street area. it has several branches , one on stone street, another on cedar street. where is stone street and cedar str.. >

Aquavit
65 E 55th St.
b/w Park & Madison Ave.

$$$$$

3

12

- Sunday, Twelve Hundred Thirty Hours, 65 East 55th Street - I stood in front of the table flabbergasted at the brunch buffet spread at Aquavit. It was my first time there for Su.. >

Mandoo Bar
2 W 32nd St.
b/w Broadway & 5th Ave.

$$$$$

4.2

12

So forget what I said about no Manhattan posts for a while. This weekend was sell day for most banks, so there were many a soon-to-be banker enjoying the all-expense-paid hedonism,.. >

Sullivan Street Bakery
533 W 47th St.
b/w 10th & 11th Ave.

$$$$$

3.2

12

It may seem like a terrible day for it (if you haven’t noticed, it’s pouring)- but I had to run an errand on the west side today, so I used it as an excuse to grab lunch at the Sul.. >

Grimaldi's
19 Old Fulton St.
b/w Front & Water St.

$$$$$

2.9

11

Grimaldi's Grimaldi's is known by many as the best pizza in NY. It's another one of those places that I've been planning to go to forever but haven't been motivated enough. First, .. >

Craft
43 E 19th St.
b/w Broadway & Park Ave. S

$$$$$

3

11

After reading about Craft for years, I’ve always thought about eating here but hating the fact that they don’t serve lunch, except at its sister branch Craftbar. That’s until I rea.. >

Pearl Oyster Bar
18 Cornelia St.
b/w Bleecker & W 4th St.

$$$$$

11

Met up Mr. Risotto and D'Artagnan for dinner and was itching for some seafood. My first inclination was to give Mary's Fish Camp a try. Saturday night 7pm, no reservations, no lu.. >

Tia Pol
205 10th Ave.
b/w 22nd & 23rd St.

$$$$$

3

11

As promised from my previous post was my lunch at Tia Pol with Ariel. I originally picked out this place for two reasons: I haven’t eaten tapas for lunch before since there are not.. >

Gordon Ramsay (at the London Hotel NYC)
151 W 54th St.
b/w 6th & 7th Ave.

$$$$$

3.3

11

What are the three things that determine restaurant prices?.. >

Max Brenner
841 Broadway
b/w 13th St. & 14th St.

$$$$$

3.3

11

Had a great day of fooding today - a quick recap: Went to my favorite Malaysian restaurant of all time in the whole city - New Malaysia restaurant (Chinatown). This place is hidden.. >

Fatty Crab
643 Hudson St.
b/w Horatio & Gansevoort St.

$$$$$

2.8

11

I finally broke down. Twenty-two months seemed like sufficient elapsed time to try Fatty Crab, a restaurant I was certain would make me grumpy. I first read about this soon-to-open.. >

Perry Street
176 Perry St.
at West St.

$$$$$

3.3

11

It was restaurant week and the e-mails started trickling in. A few friends wanted to brainstorm some reservations for the week-long event of cheaper fare. No matter what names cam.. >

Les Halles
15 John St.
b/w Broadway & Nassau St.

$$$$$

3

11

Went to Les Halles for a going away dinner with some co-workers Thursday. I've frequented this place many a time before, but this was the first time in about 4 years. Still a sol.. >

Veselka
144 2nd Ave.
at 9th St.

$$$$$

3.1

11

FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH is a great day for Ukrainian food, that's what I always say. And if you don't like being out and about on such a day, you're in luck--Veselka is open 24 hours.. >

Union Square Cafe
21 E 16th St.
b/w 5th Ave. & Union Sq W

$$$$$

2.6

11

Believe it or not, I've never been to the famous Union Square Cafe Union Square Cafe. It's expensive, and at times very hard to get reservations, so somehow, it has slipped through.. >

Cru
24 5th Ave.
at 9th St.

$$$$$

3.4

11

We love to eat late, but we also realize that this isn’t Spain, where the dinner hour often elides seamlessly into midnight. Here in New York, things work a little differently, and.. >

Stand
24 E 12th St.
b/w 5th Ave. & University Pl.

$$$$$

3.2

10

There really aren't any burger joints in our neighborhood so we're glad that Stand Stand opened up. It's a big plus when you actually get a medium rare burger when you order one. .. >

Chanterelle
2 Harrison St.
at Hudson St.

$$$$$

2.8

10

The bank Swimster worked for this summer offered him a full-time position in London and he moves in February. I am so happy for him. I also can't help but feel an ounce of pride kn.. >

Levain Bakery
167 W 74th St.

$$$$$

3

10

My cinnamon butter brioche ($3) was all I expected, but still I thought about the chocolate chip brioche that got away... >

Pinkberry
7 W 32nd St.
b/w 5th & 6th Ave.

$$$$$

3

10

Remember how I was like Pinkberry sucks? After hearing endless accolades from my friends, I had to give it another go. My friend Eddie said I had gone wrong by trying the green tea.. >

Babycakes
248 Broome St.
b/w Orchard & Ludlow St.

$$$$$

3

10

BabyCakes NYC, Gotham’s vegan cupcakery, has already relocated its West Hollywood digs even before it’s moved in. Now instead of sitting on the corner of Spaulding and Beverly, the.. >

i Trulli
122 E 27th St.
b/w Lexington & Park Ave. S

$$$$$

3

10

Trulli are traditional stone houses from the southern Italian region of Puglia, distinguished by their conical, mortar-free stone roofs. The design of this expansive restaurant, an.. >

Blue Smoke
116 E 27th St.
b/w Lexington & Park Ave.

$$$$$

3

10

Girls night out....restaurant week.... you might not think of barbeque as a top choice on a night like this, but we had a great time. I'd heard about how good Blue Smoke was suppo.. >

Craftsteak
85 10th Ave.
at 15th St.

$$$$$

3

10

Low and Behold, Tom Colicchio's Meatpacking Gem Continues to Shine At first glance, it's likely a neighborhood you wouldn't "stumble" upon. Tucked behind the Chelsea Market on .. >

Beard Papa's
740 Broadway
at Astor Pl.

$$$$$

3.6

10

The Saturday before Time Out NY’s article on the best pizza places in New York came out, I was already thinking of pizza.  It was just a mere coincidence that TONY had the same tho.. >

Blue Ribbon Bakery
33 Downing St.
at Bedford St.

$$$$$

3

10

[This dinner took place on November 24th. Yes, I wish I updated more often. No, I have no idea why I don't. I think I'm stuck in an alternate universe where a day has 20 hours inst.. >

Falai
68 Clinton St.
at Rivington St.

$$$$$

3.2

10

One regret I had about my recent New York trip was I failed to visit ~FALAI~, a contemporary Italian place in the Lower East Side from Tuscan Iacapo Falai—I had a couple tablehoppe.. >

L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon (at the Four Seasons Hotel)
57 E 57th St.
b/w Madison & Park Ave.

$$$$$

2.7

10

Joel Robuchon was named “chef of the (last) century” by Gaunt Millau; garnered more Michelin stars than any chef; and, yet, he might be the single greatest danger to fine dining to.. >

Bamn!
37 St. Marks Pl.
at 2nd Ave.

$$$$$

3.1

10

BAMN! automatic cheeseburger (photography only). .. >

Patsy's Pizzeria
2287 1st Ave.
b/w 117th & 118th St.

$$$$$

3.1

10

The sixth slice is as good as the first. Yes, I just said 'sixth.' I would like to piggyback off of the Real Slim Shady's recent comments on America's Favorite Pizza Weblog and tak.. >

Fresh Direct
www.freshdirect.com

$$$$$

3

9

So many come to my site via Googling "Fresh Direct Promo Code" or some variation, and I feel bad because I haven't gotten any new ones for a while. Well, you're in luck: FreshDirec.. >

Clinton Street Baking Company
4 Clinton St.
b/w Stanton & Houston St.

$$$$$

3

9

Ding! It's an almost Pavlovian trigger--the sound of a hot plate of gorgeous waffles or eggs hitting Clinton Street Baking Company's pass-through. Get drooling!.. >

Buddakan
75 9th Ave.
b/w 15th & 16th St.

$$$$$

3

9

News came early last month that Michael Schulson, the executive chef at the restaurant Buddakan, had left that post, creating uncertainty about whether the kitchen would perform wi.. >

Sushi Yasuda
204 E 43rd St.
b/w 2nd & 3rd Ave.

$$$$$

2.9

9

Sushi Yasuda Sushi Yasuda is the best sushi experience I have ever had for so many reasons. Every piece of sushi, every piece of sashimi, the wasabi, Chef Tom, the tea, the atmosph.. >

August
359 Bleecker St.
b/w Charles & W 10th St.

$$$$$

2.3

9

although it turned out that W. had read about this place but not previously been, august turned out to be a gem of the nice, moderately expensive new york restaurant genre. tucked .. >

Cafe Gray
10 Columbus Circle, 3rd Fl.
at 60th St.

$$$$$

2.9

9

Cafe Gray Forget the food for a second. The service was terrible. I am turned off from returning solely based on the service (or lackthereof). But what would bring me back is the .. >

Spice Market
403 W 13th St.
at 9th Ave.

$$$$$

2.9

9

Last of our NY dinner is at another celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's restaurant Spice Market, it's fusion East/Southeast Asian street food repackaged, re-present with $$ .. >

New Green Bo
66 Bayard St.
b/w Mott & Elizabeth St.

$$$$$

3.2

9

Today (the 18th) was my birthday and last night (the 17th) I celebrated with friends at New Green Bo in Chinatown. It was a perfect venue: the table squeezed all fourteen of us in .. >

Telepan
72 W 69th St.
b/w Columbus Ave. & CPW

$$$$$

3

9

Holiday season is heavy brunch season, so I thought it would be helpful to mention a couple of fine brunch spots where you can eat well for a fair price in comfortable surroundings.. >

Hummus Place
109 Saint Marks Pl.
b/w 1st Ave. & Avenue A

$$$$$

3.3

9

Hummus Place is up to three locations now, East Village Hummus Place-EV, West Village Hummus Place-WV, and the Upper West Side Hummus Place-UWS. While everyone is raving about the .. >

Chocolat Michel Cluizel
888 Broadway, 1st Fl.
b/w 19th & 20th St.

$$$$$

3.4

9

I overhear the nice guy behind the bar: “It’s like drinking melted chocolate.” Say no more; I’m in for a single shot of hot cocoa. I’m at Michel Cluizel, world-renowned Parisian c.. >

CraftBar
900 Broadway
at 20th St.

$$$$$

3

9

I thoroughly enjoyed my meal at CraftbarCraftbar, the casual sister restaurant to Craft. It's a great central location to meet a friend (that friend being Chrissy) to catch up. You.. >

DB Bistro Moderne
55 W 44th St.
b/w 5th & 6th Ave.

$$$$$

2.1

9

The choucroute is well-composed at Daniel Boulud's sophisticated and amiable bistro... >

Wallse
344 W 11th St.
at Washington St.

$$$$$

2.6

9

Wallse is one of my favorites. The food is always good and the vibe is wonderful. We went there last night and had a great meal. Also, it appeared to be a locals night. Julian Schn.. >

Blue Ribbon
97 Sullivan St.
b/w Prince & Spring St.

$$$$$

3.3

9

An appreciation of the Blue Ribbon chain. .. >

Corner Bistro
331 W 4th St.
at Jane St. & 8th Ave.

$$$$$

2.8

9

Medium rare, the basic burger ($5.75) was nice and juicy; for a little more, the "Bistro burger" adds bacon and American cheese to the standard lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle. .. >