Empire Diner

Recommended by : Michele Promaulayko (Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health)

Cuisine:Diner, Nouveau American. Price: $$. Location: .

Executive Chef Amanda Freitag is the brainchild behind this renovated, historic Chelsea diner. Serving up elevated comfort food in a modern, homey space, Freitag deftly honors the diner’s culinary history, while also offering her own, imaginative dishes. Currently serving only lunch and dinner, Freitag hopes to soon have this classic space open 24 hours a day.