City Guides

Search City Guides


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?

Aux Deux Amis_image copyright Kim Laidlaw_8

Aux Deux Amis

Recommended by: Melissa Hemsley (Hemsley + Hemsley)

This neighborhood dive is a cleverly decorated buzzing, constantly packed bar. With 70s neon lighting, an adventurous, whimsical menu, and beautiful outdoor terrace, this is the perfect place for a drink with friends or to tuck into a delicious, exciting meal.    


La Tête dans les Olives

Recommended by: Aurelie Bidermann (Jewelry Designer)

This Italian, pocket-sized epicurie is famous for its Sicilian olive oils, but also showcases a plethora of other seasonal, artisanal products. Twice a day, the shop transforms itself into a one-table restaurant, where an intimate meal is prepared tableside, and features many of the store’s treasured items. “La Tête dans les Olives is an Italian epicure by [...]


Le Baratin

Recommended by: Ariel Foxman (Editor-in-Chief, InStyle)

An Argentinian chef and her husband run this beloved little restaurant; he specializes in great wines and she in cozy French cooking. Le Baratin is French bistro with a wine bar feel, listing specials on a blackboard and hosting locals while they indulge in a home-cooked meal.


Le Chapeau Melon

Recommended by: Cindi Leive (Editor-in-Chief, Glamour)

This neighborhood wine bar serves flavorful, bright dishes, showcasing classic French cooking techniques in imaginative and playful ways. The wine is the star at this quirky spot, with a tailored wine-centric tasting menu, as well as shelves lined with bottles for sale. The happy hour is perfect for grabbing a delicious wine and homemade terrine.