Located near the waterfront in Brooklyn, the now legendary Grimaldi's offers excellent pizzas. Cooked in a brick oven, the crusts emerge crispy and pleasantly charred. The toppings always consist of only the freshest ingredients, including their delectable sausage, vegetables and mozzarella cheese. No reservations are taken, so be prepared to wait outside along with hordes of faithful customers, who consider this to be the best pizza in New York City.
Located in the heart of White Plains, The Lazy Boy Saloon & Ale House has been a downtown institution since opening in 1994. Domestic and international craft beers, bottled brews and over 40 drafts on tap comprise arguably the best beer list in Westchester County. Enjoy a chilled pint with award-winning bar fare of timeless American favorites like burgers, sandwiches and pizzas. On Wednesday and Friday nights, this place comes alive with live gigs by local talent.
Principally a live music venue, The Long Beach Inn devotes plenty of energy to creating a wonderful concert schedule for music enthusiasts on Long Island, with great results. Special nights all week long tempt guests to satisfy their hunger at the restaurant - try Taco Tuesday - or dance to DJ mixes and happy hour acoustic sets before enjoying performances by great East Coast bands. See website for details and photo galleries.
Een East Village bijzonderheid dat voor het eerst zijn deuren opende in 1854, en de oudste bar in Manhatten is. McSorley's serveert twee soorten bieren: McSorley's Light en McSorley's Dark. Er ligt zaagsel op de vloer, een historische bric-à-brac, foto's en nieuwsberichten aan de muur. Doordeweeks is het een comfortabele plek om hun smaakvolle brouwsels te proberen. In het weekend is en een lange rij met toeristen en kinderen van de middelbare school. McSorley's liet geen vrouwen toe, tot de jaren 70 en zelfs tegenwoordig bestaat het publiek hoofdzakelijk uit mannen.
Blind Tiger has been around since 1995, and a tight knit circle of loyal patrons still frequent this place, which has humbly remained a favorite drinking destination for locals and newbies. The reason Blind Tiger continues to stay on top is because of their carefully crafted beer selection coupled with some of the best pub grub you'll find in New York. With an idiosyncratic choice of 30 draft beers, plus more than 80 bottled varieties, beer snobs will be left spoiled for choice. The food menu is nothing fancy, but there's something for everyone - sliders, salads, sandwiches, burgers and wings. It doesn't hurt that happy hour runs all day, so you can definitely take advantage of the specials no matter your schedule.
Clover Club may look like an ordinary bar from the exterior, but once inside, patrons are transported back in time to an era of free-flowing drinks and live jazz. Celebrated mixologist Julie Reiner leads a team of experienced bartenders in creating classic mixes, shareable punches, and inventive cocktails. Let a plate of inspired pub fare like braised pork and grits complement a refreshing cocktail like a rhubarb spritz. There's no end to the hospitality at the Clover Club, so come get cozy on a leather sofa by the Victorian fireplace and let this premier establishment do the rest.
54 Below lies directly beneath the infamous defunct nightclub Studio 54, offering guests a more wholesome experience in their cabaret-style dining space. With tables no further than twenty four feet from the stage, 54 Below has become a haven for Broadway's finest who come here to belt out classic show tunes to excited diners. In addition to up to three performances a night, gourmet cuisine awaits guests on the brief but focused menu. Innovative twists on American cuisine populate the menu, featuring espresso marinated hanger steak in addition to house-made mozzarella and ratatouille shepherd's pie. The dessert menu is quite lengthy considering the number of dinner offerings, allowing guests to indulge in decadent creations while being serenaded by some of New York's finest. Designed and managed by a team of multiple Tony Award winning set managers and lighting technicians, 54 Below is the best place to see the stars out to play.
Located right next door to the famed Carnegie Hall, the Russian Tea Room has a rich and long-standing history with New York high society. Originally opened by members of the Russian Imperial Ballet in 1926, this elegant, red and gold architectural masterpiece has been host to countless celebrities, performers and politicians. The restaurant's ownership has since changed hands since its closure in 2002, after the death of former owner Warner LeRoy; it re-opened and returned with the same opulent and stately atmosphere.
If you are a fan of jazz music, then Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola is the place to be at. Hosting jazz concerts five nights every week, this club has witnessed performances by numerous well-known artists and has been called the best jazz venue by music legend, Tony Bennett. Along with tasteful music and decor, the club also offers a range of soul food items and a panoramic view of the stunning Manhattan skyline and Central Park.
One of the most popular gay bars in Hell's Kitchen, Industry Bar is located on 52nd Street. The vibrant, colorful place is best known for the burlesque performances of Sherry Vine. Every night there's something new brewing – Mondays are Diva Nights, Tuesdays Cocktail specials. Open all week, the party here goes on till wee hours on morning. The bartenders are friendly, the drinks are stiff and the ambiance is half a measure short of a carnival. Drop by for a fun time!
New York City is the undisputed hub of jazz music. Iridium Jazz Club, located in the glitzy Upper West Side is the ideal place for jazz lovers meet and exchange ideas, offering unlimited soothing music to their patrons. This groovy jazz club has hosted some of the most prodigious jazz talents, including the late legendary guitarist Les Paul. Iridium also hosts emerging local artists, giving the world of jazz a host of new stars to look forward to. What's more, the bar provides guests all kinds of drinks that helps you jazz through the night.
Since Casellula's arrival onto the New York dining scene, cheese and wine are no longer a stiff suit-and-tie affair. Walk in wearing your favorite jeans and brace yourself for delectable cheese platters. Over 40 cheeses from across the world are beautifully paired with fresh seasonal purees, pickles, charcuterie, honey, candies, cakes and more. Add to this delicious panini and flat-bread as well as an impressive wine and beer list. From fresh and blue to washed and bloomy, they've got all your cheesey cravings covered.