The Very Best Local Restaurants in New York

Don’t they say that the surest path to discovering a place’s culture runs through the stomach? Our New York locals feel the same and they’re eager to share their favorite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual spots, fine dining, traditional kitchen, ethnic cuisine and everything in between — all without breaking the bank. When it comes to the best food in town, you’re in safe, expert hands with these restaurants.

AMNH / NYHS – UWS – Museum efficiency

AMNH / NYHS – UWS – Museum efficiency

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“AMNH / NYHS – UWS” – that’s a lot of New York museums! Here are my tips for making the most out of your day and getting the best bang for your buck.

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An Choi – LES Vietnamese eatery/bar

An Choi – LES Vietnamese eatery/bar

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“An Choi” is a charming Vietnamese restaurant in New York’s Lower East Side. This neighborhood used to be disreputable, now it has an active bar scene…

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Barney Greengrass – Jewish deli

Barney Greengrass – Jewish deli

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“Barney Greengrass” in New York’s Upper West Side is an institution of a Jewish deli rated #1 in the city for years. It’s hardly changed since 1926…

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Basta Pasta – Pasta to die for

Basta Pasta – Pasta to die for

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“Basta Pasta” is a Japanese-Italian fusion pasta place by Union Square in New York. I love their uni pasta, that is, the wonderful sea urchin pasta…

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Bistro Cassis – French bistro, UWS

Bistro Cassis – French bistro, UWS

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“Bistro Cassis” is a French bistro in my neighborhood in New York. Susan & I prefer to sit at the bar, which makes us belong & contribute to the scene…

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