Restaurants

Top Choice Thai in SoHo & Chinatown

Uncle Boons

Michelin-star Thai is served up in a fun, tongue-in-cheek combo of retro wood-paneled dining room with Thai film posters and old family snaps. Spanning the old and the new, zesty, tangy dishes include fantastically …
Top Choice Fusion in SoHo & Chinatown

Chefs Club

In a building used in part for the show Will & Grace, Chefs Club sounds more like a discount warehouse than the spectacular dining spot it really is: visiting chefs prepare a menu for anywhere from three weeks t…
Top Choice Modern American in SoHo & Chinatown

Dutch

Whether perched at the bar or dining snugly in the back room, you can always expect smart, farm-to-table comfort grub at this see-and-be-seen stalwart. Flavors traverse the globe, from crispy fish tacos with wasabi …
Top Choice Pizza in SoHo & Chinatown

Prince Street Pizza

It's a miracle the oven door hasn't come off its hinges at this classic slice joint, its brick walls hung with shots of B-list celebrity fans. Ditch the average cheese slice for the exceptional square varieties (the…
Top Choice Italian in SoHo & Chinatown

Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria

Whether it's espresso at the front bar, something from the deli or long-and-lazy Italian feasting in the sunken dining room, Il Buco's trendier spin-off delivers the goods. Brickwork and giant industrial lamps set a…
Top Choice Chinese in SoHo & Chinatown

Peking Duck House

Offering arguably the best Peking duck in the region, the eponymous restaurant has a variety of set menus that include the house specialty. The space is fancier than some Chinatown spots, making it great to come wit…
Modern American in SoHo & Chinatown

Saxon + Parole

Named in honor of two 19th-century racing horses, this buzzing bistro leads the charge with competent twists on comfort surf and turf. Request a table in the downstairs wine cellar, the snuggest spot to savor the li…
Deli in SoHo & Chinatown

Dean & DeLuca

NYC loves its luxe grocers and Dean & DeLuca is one of the biggest names around town. It's a well-earned reputation given the joint's seemingly infinite assortment of edibles from around the globe. If you're fee…
Cafe in SoHo & Chinatown

Two Hands

Named after the crime-com film starring Heath Ledger, Two Hands encapsulates Australia's relaxed, sophisticated cafe culture. Dream of Byron Bay over small-batch specialty coffee and out-of-the-box grub, such as swe…
Modern American in SoHo & Chinatown

Estela

Estela is on many of NYC's top spots to eat list, but it may be resting on its laurels just a bit. The food is tasty, no question, with quirky flavor combos that will keep you guessing, but tables are so tightly pac…