New York City Restaurant Reviews!

Coqodaq’s Fried Chicken Isn’t Worth the Absurd Wait

  • The case against Simon Kim’s sequel to Cote.

Razza Serves One of the Finest Pepperoni Pizzas Anywhere

  • Plus, takes on the fine pepperoni slices at Scarr’s and L’Industrie, alongside a few words on the smashburger at Little Grenjai.

Corima Is Your Newest Modern Mexican Destination

  • An extended review of the Mexican tasting menu spot, plus notes on the focaccia at Superiority Burger, the slices at Scarr’s, and a great beef carpaccio sandwich!, Your New Vital Handroll Spot

  • Plus, mini-reviews of Taste of Xi’an, Don Antonio, and Toloache.

The East Village Is New York’s Restaurant Neighborhood of 2023

  • With reviews of Foul Witch, Superiority Burger, Nudibranch, and Foxface.

The Best New Fall Dishes, So Far!

  • Quick takes on the Cafe Chelsea’s mushroom au poivre, Bangkok Supper Club’s beef tongue, brisket naengmyeon at Cote, wagyu tonnato at Llama San, and the dabeli at Jazba.

Should You Wait for Two Hours for $35 Steak Frites in Midtown? No!

  • Why you should avoid the new location of Le Relais de Venise L’Entrecote

The Keens Mutton Chop Is Still Great. But Jazba Does a Fine Job Too!

  • Plus, a review of the Hawksmoor lamb T-bones and the Jazba galouti kebabas, with a quick few notes on the lamb’s tongue at Rule of Thirds.

This $62 "Halal Cart" Chicken at Tatiana Is Your Next Essential Dish

  • Plus, a look at modern Party Restaurants in New York and how their clubstaurant-y vibes are reshaping our fine dining scene.

Corner Bar Is One of NYC’s Best — and Most Expensive — Bistros

  • An extended look at the chic Ignacio Mattos hotspot in the Nine Orchard hotel, with notes on the $16 happy hour burger and the state of bistro cooking in New York and Paris.

Sullivan Street Continues to Serve Some of NYC’s Best Slices

  • A review of the square Roman slices at the Hell’s Kitchen bakery, with a few notes on the seasonal Tuscan grape slices.

Tacombi’s New Mexico City-Style Taqueria: Is It Any Good?

  • The East Village taqueria is serving some damn fine suadero. But critic Ryan Sutton ate his way through a few bad tacos to get here.

Thirteen Water in the East Village: The Era of $100 Omakases

  • Thirteen Water, a member of Linda Wang’s growing omakase empire, isn’t just a budget sushi bar; it’s a place for anyone who cares about good Japanese food in New York

El Pingüino in Greenpoint: Contemplating the Expensive Tinned Fish

  • Part of an essay on the state of conservas in U.S. restaurants, with notes on Maiden Lane, Saint Julivert, Bonnie’s, and the (excellent) Cart-Driver in Denver

Aldama in Williamsburg: Your Spot for $24 Strip Steak!

  • Plus notes on Aldama’s outstanding oxtail tacos, nationwide steakflation, and price hikes at Skirt Steak and Corner Bar

Mischa in Midtown: Home to One of NYC’s Best Burgers

  • You’ll also find a writeup of a stellar French dip alongside a meditation on Sandwich Culture in New York restaurants

Claud in the East Village: Let’s Go Eat Some Sizzling Shrimp

  • Our short review of the excellent Claud precedes a look at some of the city’s top shrimp cocktails

Jaffa in Williamsburg: Time for Boozy Creamsicles and Raw Scallops

  • Ryan Sutton also takes a look at the empanadas at Seguidillas and the creamsicle pie at Jacob’s in Nolita

Libertine in Tribeca: Duck Au Poivre Is Your New “Steak Frites” !

  • But our column begins with a love letter to steak frites and the stellar version at Lord’s in Greenwich Village

Mercado Little Spain: Your Hub for Jamon Iberico Sandwiches

  • Plus, a look at a seriously delicious sobrasada bocata

This page was last updated on 2 April 2024