150 "Impressing Out of Towners" restaurants in New York.
Szechuan Mountain House is a casual Szechuan spot in Flushing that makes some of our mapo tofu in the city.
Chuan Tian Xia in Sunset Park makes Szechuan food you should plan your weekend around.
Baylander Steel Beach is a bar on a converted navy ship at the West Harlem Piers. It's a great place to spend a weekend afternoon or evening.
On the roof of Pier 17 in the Seaport District, The Greens is a big outdoor space where you can drink while playing lawn games with a group.
For a waffle ice cream sandwich or some banana pudding ice cream with vanilla wafers and Vienna Fingers, go to Mikey Likes It in the East Village.
Davey’s is an ice cream spot in the East Village that excels at classic flavors like strawberry, pistachio, and “strong coffee.”
The original location of Taco Mix in East Harlem makes the best al pastor tacos in NYC.
Birria-Landia is a truck in Jackson Heights, and it’s where you’ll find the best birria tacos in NYC. Get a few, and dip them in a cup of consome.
Rule of Thirds is an enormous Japanese spot in Greenpoint, and it’s a great place to eat izakaya-style food and drink sake with a group.
Lucali is a walk-in-only spot in Carroll Gardens that serves the best pizza in New York City.
There’s a constant wait at Fish Cheeks for a reason. This Noho spot makes some of the best Thai food in the city, including an excellent crab curry.
To some people, Achilles Heel is a bar. But we think it’s one of the best restaurants in Greenpoint. Bring a date, sit by the fire, and eat something.
Quality Bistro is a big French spot in Midtown that’s a good place to impress clients or have dinner before a show.
On Saturdays and Thursdays only, Fiore’s Deli in Hoboken serves a very special roast beef sandwich with fresh mozzarella.
Go out of your way to eat the tom yum soup and pad thai at Thai Farm Kitchen between Kensington and Windsor Terrace.