New York City, arguably the dining capital of the world, has no shortage of top restaurants. Whether you’re seeking a seat at one of the buzziest new spots in town or looking for a place to impress your date, OpenTable has you covered with the right restaurants for any occasion or craving. Here Caroline Potter, our Chief Dining Officer, rounds up where to eat now in New York City.
Newly opened, Benno received a stellar three-star review in The New York Times as well as a recent rave from Grub Street. Jonathan Benno’s sweet spot is French technique and classic contemporary Italian cooking. Taking up residence in the Evelyn Hotel in the now-trendy NoMad neighbourhood, Benno, who was the longtime chef de cuisine at Per Se, is focused on flavour over fad. Fans of French food will be right at home, but those who loved his Italian dishes at Lincoln will find a number of pastas to satisfy their carb-y cravings. The coddled egg is a crowd pleaser for any palate.
Sound Bite: “An absolutely amazing dining experience! The attention to detail on each plate was magnificent. Every single bite had purpose.”
No time to travel to Mexico City? No problem. Enrique Olivera’s sexy Flatiron restaurant, which has been named one of the S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best restaurants, serves super-fresh, super-fine Mexican fare from chef-partner Daniela Soto-Innes, who was named the James Beard Rising Chef of the Year. Yes, you absolutely must order THAT corn husk meringue for dessert — but order adventurously when it comes to savoury items. This is deeply flavoured, layered food that demands to be shared, from the cobia al pastor and the endive stuffed with ayocote beans to the epic duck carnitas. The cocktail menu features a killer Michelada that will make you break your day drinking rule (if you have one).Continue Reading