Restaurants

Brunch at Autour Du Monde As New Yorkers know, its not difficult to find a decent restaurant for brunch.  However, the  difficult part is attempting to find a good restaurant that doesn't have at least a thirty minute wait and one that is not over crowded.  Well Autour Du Monde at...

Fat BuddhaIf you're looking for a simple yet happening lounge/restaurant/club environment in the city then I would suggest Fat Buddha. There are a lot of Asian inspired and Asian fusion establishments in the city, but Fat Buddha is not pretentious like most of those other locales. In fact, Fat...

Saturdays excluded; Sundays optional. Beverages, gratuities and taxes are not included. Offers not valid on February 14.As the country’s first-ever restaurant week, NYC Restaurant Week debuted in 1992 when it was developed as a one-time culinary event to welcome the Democratic National Convention (DNC) to the City. Though created to...

Ember Room 647 9th Avenue (bet 45th & 46th Streets)The opening of Ember Room Restaurant proved to be a successful event. It was a packed house with representatives from syndicated magazines such as Good HouseKeeping, Food & Wine, Bon Apetit and of course Lifeofthecity.com. It wasn't a surprise to see all...

A Taste Of Tant's Couples Bar & Grill (9253 Church Avenue bet E 95th & 96th) SATURDAYS ONLY (noon to 8pm) 347-879-4395 OR 718-930-5681This weekend I had the pleasure of having some truly authentic West Indian food. Every Saturday, at Couples Bar & Grill (noon to 8pm), a "Taste of Tant's" is available for...

Chinatown Brasserie 380 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012 212-533-7000 http://www.chinatownbrasserie.com/The first stop for Restaurant Week was the lovely & elegant Chinatown Brasserie. As you walk in, all the oriental Chinese decor takes you aback. This restaurant is truly impressive. Their Restaurant Week menu offers 4 courses: an appetizer, dim sum, an entree & a...

NYC Restaurant Week® is New York City’s original dining celebration.As the country’s first-ever restaurant week, NYC Restaurant Week debuted in 1992 when it was developed as a one-time culinary event to welcome the Democratic National Convention (DNC) to the City. Though created to appeal to delegates and other DNC...

Morton's, The Steakhouse 551 5th Ave, New York 1001(At 45th St) Phone: (212) 972-3315 http://www.mortons.com/We ended up in Morton's Steakhouse on a weekday for early dinner. I have to admit that I am usually eager to say nice things about a restaurant if either the atmosphere, food or service stands out (and...

Jigga adds 'Buffalo Boss' to his portfolio after investing the popular Brooklyn restaurant Jay-Z has been a boss to many over the years, but being a Buffalo Boss is definitely a first. The Marcy Projects native has invested in the popular chicken wings restaurant Buffalo Boss. Hov isn't alone in his...

Gaby Telephone: 212-354-8844 Location: 44 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036 http://www.gabynyrestaurant.comI ended up at Gaby because my plans for the night fell through and I was starving! I didn't feel like trying some place new so I decided I'd just settle for my favorite restaurant; Gaby. I have been to Gaby...

Aretsky's Patroon 160 East 46th Street New York, NY 10017 (212) 883-7373 www.patroonrestaurant.comMy friend & I had spent the night hanging out & early morning together. Around noon, we needed to have something for lunch & believe it or not we decided on Patroon because in the search on Menupages.com for pricy restaurants "Aretsky's...

The Habana Room Cuban Cuisine 134 E 48th St, New York 10017 | Between Lexington & 3rd Aves Hours Of Operation: Mon-Fri: 7am-12am | Sat-Sun 5pm-12am (Breakfast Lunch Dinner) Website: http://www.habanaroomny.com/I've gone to the Habana Room about 5 times since about 2008. I went there this time because I was really craving some Cuban...

Stanton Social99 Stanton St, New York 10002 Between Orchard and Ludlow St www.stantonsocial.comMy friend and I decided that we needed to go out to dinner for a good close to a work year so he recommended that we go to The Stanton Social on the Lower East Side. Upon walking in, I was...

BORN Thai Restaurant 293 Flatbush Avenue NY 11217 (347) 663-3674 www.bornnyc.comAs an entrepreneur, my days usually consist of lunch or dinner meetings, which I usually make sure to select the best restaurants to guarantee my appetite's satisfaction.  This time around Marie Driven jumped the gun and eagerly suggested we try BORN.  I must...