A significant culinary epicenter of Manhattan, NoMad boasts a number of New York’s award-winning chefs in the area: April Broomfield (The Breslin, The John Dory), Danny Meyer (Union Square Café, Maialino, Gramercy Tavern, Blue Smoke, Shake Shack) and Daniel Humm (Eleven Madison Park, The NoMad) among them.
Headed by British star chef April Broomfield, this popular gastropub is noisy, dark, and always crowded. The nose-to-tail menu is extravagant, with heavy lashings of butter, salt, and meat.
— 6 W. 29th St., New York, NY 10001, 212 679-1939 – thebreslin.com
Stumptown Coffee Roasters
The finest coffee in town is served at this small outpost in the Ace Hotel. Here, roasts are sourced by terroir and coffee is brewed with precision and pride.
— 18 W. 29th St., New York, NY 10001, 347 294-4295 – stumptowncoffee.com
Mario Batali’s Eataly is the largest gourmet Italian market in the world. Think: freshly baked bread and pastries, meat and seafood, imported tomato sauces, wines, and olive oils.
— 200 5th Ave., New York, NY 10010, 212 229-2560 – eataly.com
The Restaurant at The NoMad Hotel
Dining here is a regal experience with its multiple seating areas – the Library, the Parlor and the Atrium – reminiscent of a warmly-lit Victorian mansion. At its helm is three Michelin star chef, Daniel Humm.
— 1170 Broadway, New York, NY 10001, 212 796-1500 – thenomadhotel.com
The John Dory Oyster Bar at the Ace Hotel
With two globe-shaped aquariums floating over the bar – one housing fish from the Atlantic, the other fish from the Pacific – April Broomfield’s seafood restaurant is first-rate.
— 1196 Broadway, New York, NY 10001, 212 792-9000 – thejohndory.com
Serving an array of traditional dishes, all of which are exquisitely spiced and plated, Tamarind is the exemplar of fine Indian cuisine.
— 41-43 E. 22nd St. – 212 674-7400, tamarindrestaurantsnyc.com
Eleven Madison Park
This is one of the most sumptuous rooms in New York: elegant and airy without being heavy. The same can be said of three Michelin star chef Daniel Humm.
— 11 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10010, 212 889-0905 – elevenmadisonpark.com>
The NoMad outpost of this coveted brunch spot is the city's largest. Sarabeth’s baked goods are reliably outstanding and her American comfort food – chicken pot pie, pot roast, mashed potatoes, and roasted root veg – is renowned citywide.
— 381 Park Ave., South, New York, NY 10001 – sarabeth.com
Mediterranean cooking served in a beautiful room, with fresh takes on Lebanese standards and inventive new twists.
— 236 5th Ave., New York, NY 10001, 212 683-2929 — ililinyc.com
L&W Oyster Co.
More than just a raw bar, this top-notch seafood restaurant features new takes on old classics like the 'Brooklyn' clam chowder – made with Brooklyn Brewery lager, house-made pancetta and corn nuts.
— 254 5th Ave., 212 203-7772 — landwoyster.com
This innovative take on Belgian fare is meat-centric, but the load is lightened with more delicate, modern dishes that focus on seasonal, local ingredients.
— 111 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016, 212 685-5585 — restonyc.com
New York City’s version of a Texas smokehouse, with exposed wooden beams, an extensive beer selection, and down-home delectable food.
— 116 E. 27th St., New York, NY 10016, 212 447-7733 — bluesmoke.com
No. 7 Sub
The edgiest sandwich shop in town and home of the artisanal sub – everything here is home-baked, home-cured or home-cooked. No. 7 even infuses its own sodas.
— 1188 Broadway, New York, NY 10001, 212 532-1680 — no7sub.com