Hell’s Kitchen

Amazonia

Amazonia

It's funny that a country with as much color and pageantry as Brazil would spawn such a subdued eatery. Actually, eatery is a stretch, as this place is esse...
Aceluck

Aceluck

I used to be a big fan of the Thai lunch. Then I read some article a while back that had the caloric and fat stats in a serving of pad Thai and I just about...
Swing 46

Swing 46

If there's one thing that I really suck at (and I suck at a lot), it would be organized dancing. Now, I can bust off the running man, the running man with the d...
Shuvam Deli

Shuvam Deli

I walked by this joint one morning, as I did every morning, only to find it closed and gutted. And little did I know that it was purchased by the very compa...
Troy Turkish Grill

Troy Turkish Grill

Didn't Troy belong to the Greeks back when it was Troy? Sure those rascally Turks burned and Nazied their way into the poor Greeks' backyard, but this joint...
T.S. Ma

T.S. Ma

This is the Chinese restaurant that ushered in my first foray into healthy living Chinese cuisine. Was my meal still like a million calories and eight thous...
Fat Sal's Pizza

Fat Sal’s Pizza

Fat Sal's doesn't amount to much more than a storefront with a small glass case filled with room temperature pizza. The flies sure seem to like it a lot, bu...
Chipotle Clinton

Chipotle – Clinton

Trying to get into this place for lunch is like moseying on over to the bread line in Manhattan in early 1932. I'm not sure when the line actually starts formin...
Manganaro's Heroboy

Manganaro’s Heroboy

There's this whole history behind the Manganaro's name. Still in existence is the original shop, which sits right next door to this half-hearted cousin. That or...
Burgers & Cupcakes

Burgers & Cupcakes

I am a turkey burger fanatic. It's time I come clean and admit it to myself and to the world. Read through the eight hundred some odd reviews on the survey ...
Sandwich Planet

Sandwich Planet

If this joint were really a planet, it would be Pluto. Not quite a planet, not quite a floating space rock, but somewhere in between. Sandwich Spacerock. Th...
Good & Plenty to go

Good & Plenty to Go

There's nothing like ordering your sandwich in a broom closet is what I always say. Okay, that's a load of crap, but I would totally order a chicken sub in a ...
Market Cafe

Market Cafe

This place has cornered the market on the area's casual business lunch dollar. I mean you could hit up the bodega, the grimy Pakistani joint or the pizza pl...
Providence

Providence

Do you think this is what God intended when he had his loyal servants build him a church in Manhattan? You know, pricey drinks and coke-snorting yuppies in ...
Old San Juan

Old San Juan

Generally you want to stay away from the word "old" in the name of your restaurant. The connotations are just so, um, moldy. I guess we'll let this one slid...
Burrito Box

Burrito Box

This was one of those serendipitous finds that make you realize that you haven't been to like two percent of the places in The City. What was a first-time find ...