BALTHAZAR- 80 Spring Street, NY 10012, (212) 965 1414, www.balthazarnyc.com
Brasserie downtown- perfect spot for breakfasts and lunches
OMEN- 113 Thompson Place, (212) 925 8923
Authentic Japanese in the heart of Soho
LUPA- 170 Thompson Street, (212) 982 5089, www.luparestaurant.com
Roman Trattoria in Soho with delicious Italian soul food
MILOS -25 West 55 Street, (212) 245 7400 http://www.milos.ca/en/newyork/index.html
Delicious Greek food
SANT AMBROEUS- 259 West 4th Street, (212) 604-9254
Really good Italian food. My local kitchen.
AMARANTH- 21 E 62nd St , (212) 980-6700, www.amaranthrestaurant.com
Uptown cosy spot for Italian and French cuisine
GRAMERCY TAVERN- 42 East 20th Street, (212) 477-0777, www.gramercytavern.com
NY institution. Seasonal American food.
PER SE- 10 Columbus Circle, (212) 823-9335, www.perseny.com
If you are in the mood for some fine dinning you should go here.
ELLIO’S- 1621 Second Avenue, (212) 772-2242
Great old school Italian uptown vibe
DOMA CAFE-17 Perry Street, (212) 929-4339
Used to live right around the corner from here. Great for lazy mornings. Superb breakfasts.
LA BONBONNIERE DINER, 28 8th Avenue, (212) 741-9266
I am a self confessed fan of diners. This one is really good- if you are in the mood for heavy duty diner food. Bring on the milkshakes, maple syrup pancakes and crispy bacon!
INOTECA-323 Third Avenue, (212) 683 3035
Tuscan food and great choice of Italian wines on the Lower East side