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Our City Guides is from the point of view of the people we interview. A restaurant cannot be listed in our guides unless it is recommended by one of the tastemakers we’ve featured. We don’t want you to see the restaurant world through our eyes, but rather through the eyes of your favorite tastemakers in every industry. Why us? Why not them?



Recommended by: Laura Carmichael (Actress), Andrew Steinthal (The Infatuation)

This cozy little husband-and-wife-owned pizza place is serving up a stellar selection of thin crust pies that break with tradition and are rumored to give Roberta’s a run for their money. Emily’s menu also features items of the non-pizza variety like pastas and seasonal vegetable plates. Make a Reservation.


Locanda Vini e Olii

Recommended by: Cara Eisenpress (Big Girls Small Kitchen)

This spot has an apothecary aesthetic, as it was restored from an old Clinton Hill pharmacy. It’s a Tuscan restaurant whose food brings customers straight to Italy, and whose aesthetic is something to be marveled at. Make a Reservation. “Locanda Vini e Olii was recommended to me by one of the blog’s first readers and it’s [...]