Restaurants

Top Choice Market in Brooklyn: Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick

Smorgasburg

The largest foodie event in Brooklyn brings together more than 100 vendors selling an incredible array of goodness: Italian street snacks, duck confit, Indian flatbread tacos, roasted-mushroom burgers, vegan Ethiopi…
Top Choice Market in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Chelsea Market

In a shining example of redevelopment and preservation, the Chelsea Market has taken a factory formerly owned by cookie giant Nabisco (creator of Oreo) and turned it into an 800ft-long shopping concourse that caters…
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 Noodles in East Village & Lower East Side

Momofuku Noodle Bar

With just 30 stools and a no-reservations policy, you'll always have to wait to cram into this bustling phenomenon. Queue for the namesake special: homemade ramen noodles in broth, served with poached egg and pork b…
Top Choice Pizza in Brooklyn: Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn & Dumbo

Juliana's

Legendary pizza maestro Patsy Grimaldi has returned to Brooklyn, with delicious, thin-crust perfection in both classic and creative combos – like the No 1, with mozzarella, scamorza affumicata (an Italian smoked cow…
Top Choice Pizza in Upper East Side

Two Boots

With the two 'boots' of Italy and Louisiana as inspiration, this quirky, pioneering NYC chain has over 40 original, eclectic pizza flavors in all (with plenty of vegetarian and vegan options) – all named after comed…
Top Choice Hot Dogs in Upper East Side

Papaya King

The original hot-dog-and-papaya-juice shop, from 1932, over 40 years before crosstown rival Gray's Papaya opened, Papaya King has lured many a New Yorker to its neon-lit corner for a cheap and tasty snack of hot dog…
Top Choice Cafe in Saranac Lake

St Regis Cafe

Overlooking Lower St Regis Lake, this training restaurant is staffed by culinary students when school is in session. The two- or three-course gourmet meals, featuring sustainable, locally produced ingredients, are e…
Burgers in Midtown

Burger Joint

With only a small neon burger as your clue, this speakeasy-style burger hut lurks behind the lobby curtain in the Le Parker Meridien hotel. Though it might not be as 'hip' or as 'secret' as it once was, it still del…
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…