New York City is a glittering temple of fine dining. With the city offering up tantalizing culinary options at every turn, you’ll have to whittle down your must-dine list to include only the best of the best. Whether it’s salted popcorn ice cream sundaes or melt-in-your-mouth beef brisket you’re looking for, click here for Savoir Flair’s roundup of the ten dining spots you can’t leave New York without experiencing.
ABC Kitchen is a rustic farm-to-table restaurant by the legendary Jean-Georges that perfectly encapsulates the Hamptons cottage shabby chic look. Must-try dishes include the buratta topped with shaved truffles and the salted popcorn ice cream sundae.
For a casual but delicious dining experience, head to Daniel Boulard’s DBDG where you can expect to find 12 varieties of house-made sausages, melt-in-your-mouth braised beef brisket, and a sin-worthy selection of ice cream sundaes.
Chandeliers and neon signs in peep-show-pink will make you feel like you’ve stumbled into a burlesque show. Located in the Ludlow Hotel, this swanky spot serves up French bistro dishes with a North African twist.
This 7-table West Village neighborhood spot looks as if you’ve stumbled into a lumberjack’s shed – in the most charming way possible. The bluepoint oysters and caramel pudding are but a few of the restaurant’s most delicious offerings.
For rustic Italian cooking in a posh Tribeca setting, Locanda Verde is the place. Co-owner Robert De Niro and his partners have created a brasserie-style bar chockfull of flavorful and hearty home-style dishes.
A consistently excellent, admittedly extravagantly priced, three Michelin-starred restaurant with a stunning view of Central Park. The butter-poached lobster from Nova Scotia is one of the most delicious meals you’ll ever taste – guaranteed.
This bricked-wall café in Chinatown looks as if it’s been dreamed up straight out of a Pinterest fantasy. Pair the pretty space with the veggie-centric menu and you’ve got one of the quaintest and tastiest restaurants in New York City.
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