As one of the food capitals of the world, New York City is bursting at the seams with amazing restaurants. The problem? Deciding where to go first. Having visited NYC numerous times, I’ve managed to put all my favourites into a list to share with you. Here are some places you have to wine and dine at next time you’re in the city.
Located in SoHo, Mercer Kitchen is all about chic and sophisticated vibes and upscale cuisine.
With an ever-changing menu, ABC Kitchen makes sure to be consistent with its organic and locally sourced ingredients.
Cafe Select is a beautiful European style bistro, boasting some Swiss specialities.
Jack’s Wife Freda
This bustling NY bistro brings to life the owners’ favourite childhood dishes from Israel and South Africa, combined with inspiration from New York’s Jewish food and culture. You can find them in SoHo, West Village and Chelsea.
The Butcher’s Daughter
The Butcher’s Daughter is a plant-based restaurant, cafe and juice bar. Not what you expect but everything you never knew you needed!
A beautiful French grand cafe and bakery in the heart of Manhattan’s NoHo.
Head to Williamsburg and you’ll find Lilia, an Italian restaurant with delicious wood-fired meals, housemade pasta and classic Italian cocktails.
Another Italian gem, Sant Ambroeus dishes up delicious Milanese cuisine, coffee and gelato.
Think of your classic American style cuisine, but chic and elevated. That’s Au Cheval for you.
Located in Greenwich Village, this spot is for the health-conscious, coffee-lovers and cocktail connoisseurs.
Craving vibrant southeast Asian food and tasty cocktails? The Tyger in SoHo is where it’s at.
12 Chairs Cafe
Be transported to Tel Aviv with authentic Israeli cuisine from 12 Chairs Cafe. Israeli food is fresh, aromatic and ideal for sharing.