The Rise of High-End Quick-Casual Restaurants

Gone are the days where Pret and Hale & Hearty dominate the quick-casual market. As prominent chefs are converting their high-end concepts to dining experiences more apt to the informal crowd, there has been an increase in high-quality, fast-casual restaurants in New York City. Here are some of our favorites to open in the past year: Continue reading “The Rise of High-End Quick-Casual Restaurants”

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The Most Anticipated Fall Openings of 2017

Fall is a time for new beginnings and for the New York City restaurant scene, that means lots of new restaurants. From LA transplants to veteran chefs opening new concepts, we’re eager to try the restaurants expected to open in fall of 2017. Here are some we’re most excited about:

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8 Spots for the Perfect First Dinner Date

Picking out a restaurant for a first date can be really, really hard. There are seemingly endless choices and selecting somewhere with the vibe you’re looking plus snagging a reservation can be overwhelming. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite date spots for every category (and type of person) to hopefully make the search a bit more manageable.

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NYC Import Restaurants We’re Digging

New York City is known to be home to one of the most global and diverse food cultures, so it isn’t much of a surprise that there are a plethora of offsets of popular restaurants from all around the world that have landed in New York. Here are some of our favorites from just the past year:

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What to Eat if You’re Visiting NYC for 48 Hours

One of the most asked questions we get at EatingNYC is something along the lines of, “I’m coming to New York for the first time in a few weeks, where should I go?” So, here’s our attempt to answer that question the best we can, assuming you only have about 48 hours here. As always, feel free to get in contact if you have any questions, comments or concerns about how to get this all done – we know it’s a lot. Enjoy!

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Eight Awesome Cacio e Pepes in NYC

A large majority of NYC restaurants are Italian, so it comes as no surprise that a cacio e pepe is a favorite amongst New Yorkers. As chefs continue to push their creative boundaries, we’ve seen several new renditions of this popular dish. Here are some of our favorite cacio e pepes, both traditional and non-traditional, in NYC:

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The 10 Best Restaurants to Open so Far in 2017

New York City has over 24,000 restaurants and with new openings and closings every day, we definitely have our work cut out for us! In an effort to help you sift through tons of restaurant reviews to decide where to have your next meal, here are our favorite restaurants to open in 2017:

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