Tacuba

Tacuba

After chef Julian Medina scored a hit in Astoria, Queens, with his Mexican cantina Tacuba four years ago, he…

Little Donkey

Little Donkey

We always wonder what chefs really eat when they’re off the clock. Little Donkey is one restaurant to address…

Ladybird

Ladybird

Ravi DeRossi’s collection of vegan restaurants and cocktail bars (Mother of Pearl, Avant Garden, cienfuegos) are all delicious; Ladybird,…

Basa

Basa

Set in a subterranean space, the décor at Basa is contemporary and minimal. Everything is dark—the furniture, the lighting,…

El Burladero

El Burladero

In a city heaving with steakhouses and (surprisingly) traditional Italian restaurants, El Burladero is a gem for those craving…

Foxley Bistro

Foxley Bistro

Although chef Tom Thai emigrated from Vietnam in the late 1970s, Foxley—primarily a South Asian bistro—pulls foodie inspiration from…

Bar Raval

Bar Raval

At Bar Raval, you could be forgiven for thinking you’ve posted up at tapas joint in, say, Barcelona. The…

Sol e Pesca

Sol e Pesca

This place is all about preserved seafood. While you could have a full meal here with table service, the…

A Cevicheria

A Cevicheria

A Cevicheria is known for putting a Portuguese spin on Peruvian ceviches (and also for its rather dramatic decór…

Petisqueira

Petisqueira

This sweet little gastropub (inside Estadió do Restelo) is decorated like a design-conscious homage to its namesake, a famous…