Chic and supremely popular, Gramercy Tavern is known among the Manhattan elite for its excellent service, superb food, plush interiors, and extensive wine list. The restaurant boasts two distinct dining options: you can enjoy a cozy, à la carte meal in the Tavern or indulge in the prix fixe experience in the Dining Room. Chef Michael Anthony proudly sources ingredients from local vendors, creating sensational dishes that change with the seasons. Whether you're snacking on treats like Wagyu pastrami and fluke tartare in the Tavern or reveling in courses like pork belly with peaches and strawberry brown butter cake for dessert in the Dining Room, you're sure to be amazed by Gramercy Tavern.
Overlooking the Museum of Modern Arts' Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, The Modern employs new age cooking skills to give you a unique, contemporary menu with dishes that you won't find at any other upscale restaurant. This two Michelin stars restaurant features an ever-changing food menu with seasonal specials to cater to all your gastronomical dreams. The cuisine on offer is predominantly a fusion of American and French delicacies, inspired by Chef Bissel and Jiho Kim. Apart from the main dining room, The Modern also hosts The Bar Room with a more casual ambiance and offering a seasonal a' la carte menu with an exclusive wine list. Patrons may also use the outdoor terrace, which is bustling with diners during the pleasant spring and summer months.
Relatively new to the coffee scene in the grub city, Birch Coffee has already created a niche for itself among coffee-lovers and the student community. Located on the ground level of Gershwin Hotel, this coffeehouse is a great place to hang out or cure the morning hangover; the atmosphere being quite laid-back and the crowd more refined. Internationally sourced and locally roasted, each coffee is a complex blend of flavor and ingredients to suit every palette. Fresh bites like salads, sandwiches and bakes can be ordered on the side with lattes and teas. You could even find a corner in the library upstairs to cozy up with a book.
This well-known coffeehouse chain from Seattle and the Pacific Northwest has invaded the LES with its much vaunted farm direct and fair trade products. Here you will find a massive range of coffee and espresso, from blends made with Theo chocolate (also from Seattle) to beans straight from farms in Brazil, Africa and other exotic locales such as East Timor. The owners and personnel are also very friendly and knowledgeable, providing tips on simple brewing techniques or giving detailed information on sustainability and fair markets, if you happen to be interested. So sit back, have a cup and find out how far that flavorful bean has traveled.
Overlooking Hudson River, City Vineyard is set on Pier 26 in Hudson River Park. Opened in 2006, this restaurant is run by the entrepreneur Michael Dorf. The restaurant’s menu features dishes that have an eclectic mix of flavors from places like France, Italy, Middle-East and Spain. The well-curated menu even consists of delicious wines from wine-growing regions like Chile, Washington, California and Oregon. Events like wine tasting sessions, weddings, meetings, concerts and parties are often held here. City Vineyard has branches in other locations like Washington DC, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston and Nashville.
Tribeca's Kitchen on Church Street is an all-American restaurant. This diner-style eatery was established by Andreas Koutsoudakis. They use high-quality organic ingredients to prepare their delectable meals. The restaurant’s menu includes dishes like burgers, pastas, sandwiches, salads and more. This contemporary restaurant also features cozy curbside seating arrangements. If you are looking for a venue to host a get-together or a party, then look no further and book this restaurant.
Located across the McLean Avenue, the Rory Dolan's Restaurant, Bar & Caterers is an Irish restaurant. This dining establishment serves excellent Irish cuisine and is loved by one and all. Diners can choose from mouth-watering appetizers like Crispy Fried Calamari Rings, Oven Baked Stuffed Chopped Clams or Pan Seared Chicken Vol au Vent. If you are not interested in ordering a complete meal, opt for the burgers and sandwiches. And, it has a special kids menu that will surely delight your little ones. If you take a liking to the Irish cuisine, Rory Dolan's offers off-site catering services too. For more details, call ahead.
Enjoy a flavorful Irish Ale in a traditional Irish Pub at An Beal Bocht Cafe in the Bronx, New York. Considered the elite venue in New York for showcasing the rich cultural heritage and traditions of Ireland, this Irish pub has live musical nights, poetry recitations, stand-up comedy shows, plays and art exhibits running throughout the year. Popular appetizers on the menu include Bruschetta, Chicken Wings, Fried Calamari and Mozzarella Sticks. Irish specials on the menu include Shepherd's Pie, Crock of Chili, Hanger Steak, Fish & Chips, Beef Stew and Penne Vodka. Traditional Irish and foreign draft beers on offer at this pub are Pale Ale, Guinness Stout, Lagunitas IPA, Captain Lawrence, Bell's Smitten Golden and Stella Artois.
Set in Clinton Inn Hotel and Event Center, Palmer's Crossing Restaurant and Bar offers a variety of meals from the American cuisine. Owing to the restaurant’s lavish and delicious buffet, this place is commonly visited by the hotel’s residents. With sophisticated interiors and friendly staff, this restaurant exudes a warm and cozy environment.
Tuck'd Away Bar and Grill features a no-frills décor, but serves up authentic and delectable local grub and chilled drinks. The main dining area is well done up with neatly placed dining booths, while the cozy lounge section has comfy couch-style sitting area. The fully-stocked bar has large TV screens that play live sports action. Start your meal with those legendary chicken wings served alongside some zesty and unique sauces like wine and Thai sauce. On certain weekends, Tuck'd Away Bar hosts local indie bands, lending a very laid-back feel to the place.
Inwood Bar and Grill is a popular sports bar in NYC. It is known for serving excellent drinks and delicious food options to its patrons. A glass of beer or wine served here is well complemented with juicy steaks, fresh salads, and more. The atmosphere at this place is up-beat with a number of colorful lights illuminating the space with amazing music playing in the background. People come here to enjoy their favorite e sports telecasts on the many screens all around this place while sipping on a delightful drink and having tasty food.
Beans and Vines is a one-of-a-kind bar and cafe that offers customers an amazing selection of the finest wines available, plus hearty hot and cold beverages. Dressed up to replicate a classic coffeehouse complete with exposed brick walls, elegant seating and a cozy yet lively atmosphere, this is the perfect place for a quick snack and a refreshing beverage. Boasting of an collection of exquisite wines from around the world and an enticing small plates menu, you are always assured of a palate-pleasing snack and a blissful glass of wine to go with it. If you aren't in the mood for anything that contains alcohol, you can enjoy sipping on one of the varieties of coffee or tea.