The definitive list of fried chicken in NYC, from Japanese karaage to Nashville-style hot, and everything in between.
From cutting-edge vegetarian to world-famous pastrami.
Where to go for the tastiest, most fragant Vietnamese noodle soups in town, from chicken versions to classic all-beef bowls.
The city’s premier spots for pairing fermented juice with mapo tofu, Basque-inspired suppers, and cheese fondue.
Where to feast on the foods of Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan.
Not too obvious, not too trendy, where you can meet quickly or linger as long as you’d like.
Adam Platt’s favorite places to eat this year.
Here’s where to get the greatest version of the great Italian-American sandwich.
Iconic New York food or starch-on-starch anachronism, the potato-stuffed pastry provides nostalgia and nourishment in equal measure.
Where to get the freshest, most sustainable fish in town.
Seven excellent versions that justify ordering the often-underwhelming dish.
From fake-pepperoni pizza to terrine of foie gras made with tahini and cashew cream, vegan food even an omnivore will like.
World-class pizza, pastrami, and pork buns only blocks away.
From cow’s head to pig’s foot, and everything in between.
Twenty-three hand-shaped, kettle-boiled, and just generally excellent options.
Fifteen places to kick back and quaff the freshest beer in town.
You can find the city’s finest renditions grilled, baked, and even in a salad.
Food that’s worth a special trip whether you’re observant (or even Jewish) or not.
Solid drinks, no pretension.
A proper Wiener schnitzel is so much more than just a cutlet.
The grilled corn cakes can be filled with almost anything.
There are multiple ways to quench your thirst.
The best waterfront dining in New York, from laid-back burger spots to upscale, jackets-required fine dining.
Because cocktails are better with snacks.
Where to get your mala on.
Excellent drinks with none of the pretension
Toppings like candied peanuts, Mexican cinnamon-sugar cookies, and lychee take these treats to the next level.
The best vendors, restaurants, and concession stands on the Rockaway peninsula.
In their quest for breakfast excellence, chefs employ such secret weapons as chocolate babka, malt powder, and ube paste.
Here’s the best outdoor dining in New York — a guide to excellent patios, backyards, and porches for alfresco eating and drinking this summer.
Slices of calm and creativity in the party-hard neighborhood.
An improvisatory recipe that became an icon.
Here, a group of truly great, mostly old-school, worth-going-out-of-your-way diners.
Where to find 60 civil minutes of respite from spreadsheets, small talk, and market calls.
These breakfasts have a whole lot more to offer than eggs and pancakes.
The neighborhood is undergoing a culinary renaissance.
▶️ This is a highly Instagrammable spot.
▶️ Everyman Espresso makes the best coffee in New York.
Yes, it is possible to make this notorious drink with care — and any bartender who does is one who cares deeply about the trade.
Parties and bars from the West Village to Woodside.
In this noodle-mad city, these are the bowls you definitely need to eat right now.
▶️ They even have breakfast all day.
▶️ Burlesque and booze? Yes, please.
With the proliferation of boutique hotels, the area around City Hall has options aplenty for a post-wedding brunch, lunch, or (very) early dinner.
▶️ Breathtaking cannoli from an Italian-American institution.
How about dinner and a movie?
▶️ It’s worth the trek … we promise.
Places that expertly mix leisurely vibes, great drinks, and a mind-boggling array of eggs.
It’s more than a meal.
From fancy cocktails to low-key hangs where everyone knows your name.