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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: Jonathan Waxman (Chef/Owner, Barbuto), Daphne Oz (Host, The Chew), Andrew Carmellini (Chef/Owner, The Dutch), Doug Quint (Co-Founder/Co-Owner, Big Gay Ice Cream Truck)

This second restaurant of Marc Vetri models itself after the classic osterias of Northern Italy. Traditional Italian dishes are served in a warm, convivial setting that’s perfect for noshing over antipasti, pizza, or some house-cured salumi. The staff is knowledgeable and helpful, offering smart recommendations from this robust, delicious menu. Make a Reservation “And Osteria is my [...]


The Belgian Cafe

Recommended by: Marc Vetri (Chef/Owner, Vetri Ristorante)

A knowledgeable, helpful staff mans this delightful beer haven, which houses an extensive collection of international brews. The menu features eclectic versions of Belgian bar food, which is the perfect, casual accompaniment to the many beers on tap. The beautiful, outdoor seating is perfect for enjoying in the summer months.