Located on the Locust Street in Washington Square, Vedge has a lot to offer for vegetarians and vegans in the city. The kitchen, headed by Chef Katie Jacoby uses the freshest ingredients natural available; making everything on the menu free of any kind of animal products and is gloriously tasty. Apart from delicious dishes like the sweet potato pate and brussels sprouts, they also offer a range of all vegan desserts like cheesecakes which are just about awesome. You can complement your gorgeous healthy meal with one of they stellar curated cocktails like Jolly Ginger Jammer.
The kitchen at Le Virtu is led by the talented Chef Joe Cicala. The restaurant features a comfortably classy and intimate ambiance that adds to the over all dining experience in a most positive way. The menu boasts traditional Italian dishes, prepared as they have been for years. With a fabulous wine list and a staggering salumi selection, the restaurant is a haven for those with a discerning palate. Representing a cuisine that is world renown for its masterful play on flavors requiring traditional techniques and exquisite skill, the chefs at Le Virtu do an excellent job of living up to these high expectations.
Opened in 1992, Steak 38 is an ode to the period from 1950 through the 1960s and is a popular spot for their perfectly charred, flavorful steaks. Their table-side dishes are also a hit among patrons. Using only certified Angus beef and the best of seafood, their steaks are grilled on open flame. Dimly lit, this cozy place also stocks top scotch and martinis. Casually elegant in a nostalgic way, you can be sure of a memorable experience at Steak 38.
Ristorante Toscana is a desirable destination for delectable Italian cuisine. Counted among the best places for Italian food, the kitchen is known for its grilled dishes like Tuna Giallo and Lobster and Crab Bisque, all featuring bold Italian flavors and spices. The place has an impressive wine list, comprising of delicious wines that effortlessly complement the toothsome meal. The ambiance of this charming eatery is relaxed, with interiors as exotic as the food served here, making it perfect for your next dinner session.
Highly acclaimed brewers Mark Edelson and Kevin Finn started this brewery in CE 1994, only to merge as one of the best breweries in town. Not only the house beers but the food is delicious. It has many awards for its children's menu, proving that it knows how to keep kids happy. The Kid's Menu comprises of an assortment of healthy food like fish, fresh sandwiches and the popular Mint, Oreo Cookie. There are gluten-free meals too. Try the egg rolls which are quick to sell. The house beers include the mild Iron Hill Light Lager, Raspberry Wheat with a burst of raspberry and a medium Ironbound Ale.
One of the most popular Indian restaurants in the city, Coriander makes a name in the culinary circles due to the importance that it attaches to the authencity of spices and consiments involved in making a recipe. The Indian chef Vipul Bhasin puts together exotic spices to create well known Indian dishes like the Bhuna Murg Masala, Lamb Vindaloo and Lamb Rogan Josh that come straight from India. There are ample choices for vegetarians as well in the traditional Navrattan Korma, Channa Masala and Vegetable Biryani. Relish the meal further with a Papadum Basket.
McCormick and Schmick's serves a variety of seafood from around the world. Located very close to the historic city-hall, it is a famous two floored restaurant. The restaurant has interiors of dark wood furniture, handcrafted glass ceilings and mosaic tiled floors that make the place look very artistic. Specialty seafood dishes include catfish, tuna, broiled seafood platter and much more. Also to go with your food is a fully stocked bar with an impressive selection of drinks. Though the restaurant is a bit expensive it is worth a visit.
Fogo de Chão is part of a chain, but you would never know it by the upscale menu and impeccable service. Meals at this Brazilian steakhouse begin with a trip to the sprawling buffet, during which waiters usher dishes of hot polenta and chewy cheese bread to your table. Then as soon as you say "Go" (using red and green cards) chefs known as "gauchos" begin serving hand carved meats to your table. Filet mignon, ribeye, pork, and more are all equally delicious and perfectly seasoned. Try a little of everything, or focus on one selection. Just remember to save room for the fried banana dessert!
An array of rich dishes, including steak and seafood is served here, and you can enjoy it in a serene, elegant ambiance. There are separate lunch and dinner menus. For an unforgettable dining experience, start off your meal with the Pan Fried Calamari with Hot Cherry Peppers, or the Lobster and Crab Cakes, followed by the North Atlantic Twin Lobster Sauté or Kona Crusted Dry Aged Sirloin with Caramelized Shallot Butter. Wind up with the divine White Chocolate Mousse or Coconut Cream Pie. Pair up your meal with one of the wines from an extensive, award-winning wine list.
Del Frisco's has a sophisticated ambiance and friendly service. The exceptional menu offers great cuts of beef, including Filet Mignon and Prime Ribeye. If you're not in the mood for beef, there is also a nice selection of fresh seafood as well as a delicious selection of side dishes and appetizers. Pair your meal with a glass of wine from their impressive list.
One thing that sets Finley Catering's Crystal Tea Room apart is the sheer elegance of the dining experience. The catering venue flows from top to bottom with decadent decor, from crystal chandeliers to lavish floral settings to sumptuous fare, this tea room leaves its mark as one place you won't soon forget. The incredibly expansive continental menu serves exquisite dishes like the Sea Salt Crusted Tuna with Roasted Garlic Gastrique and the Herb Crusted Chicken Breast with Shallot. Maderia Demi-Glaze. Wedding Cakes are also provided for those with marriage on the mind. So if you're planning an event for the ages, make it at the Crystal Tea Room.