New York City

Reviews of New York City’s most popular (and least popular) bars and restaurants.

Root & Bone

Root & Bone

I will admit that I was not entirely sober when I ate at Root & Bone. Granted, these days that may have meant that I got within five feet of a cocktail or m...
The Stag's Head

The Stag’s Head

I'm generally a fan of bar-like bars. I mean, I love a dive more than anything, but a close second is a bar that purports to be nothing more than a bar. No gimm...
Barcade New York

Barcade New York

Barcade is like every nerd's dream, but with lots of beers on tap. The question is, what nerds are they trying to serve? Arcades aren't a thing that the presuma...
Little Collins

Little Collins

When I think of Australia it conjures all sorts of things. Sharks. Spiders. Boomerangs. Kangaroos. The Great Barrier Reef. Walkabouts. Learning "Waltzing Matild...
Berreria

Birreria

There's nothing like reviewing a beer garden in the dead of winter. Though calling Birreria a beer garden is a bit of a misnomer, despite all outward appearance...
Zum Schneider

Zum Schneider

There were decades of my life in which I never considered eating German food. I thought of it as nothing but sausages and sauerkraut. It turns out I wasn't that...
Momofuku Ssam Bar

Momofuku Ssäm Bar

I'm still not sure I know what a ssäm is, but I assume it's some Asian (possibly Korean) wrap type thing that involves meat, rice and some other stuff. That's b...
Quality Eats

Quality Eats

Quality Eats is kind of what mid-level New York eating is all about. It qualifies as a steakhouse because of the steak on its menu, but it certainly wouldn't be...
Draught 55

Draught 55

I'll give you two guesses what street this joint sits on. Ok, I'll give you no guesses (and I'll even put the address down at the bottom of this review) and jus...
The Dutch

The Dutch

The Dutch is a joint that doesn't try to be anything other than what it is. How's that for a non-committal, god-awful intro to a restaurant review? So, Mr. Hips...