With a stay at The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel, you'll be centrally located in New York, steps from Whitney Museum of American Art and minutes from American Irish Historical Society. This 5-star hotel is close to Rockefeller Center and Broadway.
Make yourself at home in one of the 188 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Cable programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Bathrooms have makeup/shaving mirrors and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as multi-line phones with voice mail.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a nightclub, a health club, and a spa tub. This Art Deco hotel also features concierge services, babysitting/childcare, and gift shops/newsstands.
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and a technology helpdesk. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a ballroom, banquet facilities, and exhibit space. Parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
Though he has spent so much of his life in the kitchen, Jean-Georges Vongerichten ironically finds some of his favorite foods in the street. Inspired by Thai street vendors, the internationally renowned chef branches out from his formal training to craft French cuisine that carries a distinctly Asian tune, such as a cut of salmon with spiced jade emulsion.
Whether you prefer sausage, 'roni, or all-around veggie, Brooklyn's Brick Oven Pizzeria's easy-to-please pizza has fans dishing out top-notch ratings.
If gluten is something you try to avoid, check out the G-free menu at Brooklyn's Brick Oven Pizzeria. Low-fat fare is also available for those keeping an eye on their diet.
Bring the whole clan to this pizzeria — kids and parents will love the menu and ambience here.
You won't be able to make a reservation at Brooklyn's Brick Oven Pizzeria — make sure to plan accordingly.
Leave the fancy duds at home — patrons at the pizzeria dress informally.
For those in a hurry, the pizzeria lets you take your meal or snack to go.
Take your vehicle to dinner
nearby parking is plentiful and will not pose a problem for drivers looking to dine.
Bike parking is also available outside the pizzeria.
If you don't want a night that will cost you an arm and a leg but you do want a delicious meal, come to Brooklyn's Brick Oven Pizzeria.
When the check comes, be prepared to pay in cash because that is what Brooklyn's Brick Oven Pizzeria accepts.
Who doesn't love pizza? And who doesn't love pizza with great ratings? Brooklyn's Brick Oven Pizzeria is home to some of the best slices in the neighborhood, so order a hot one today.
If you can't get enough pizza, be sure to try the pies at Brooklyn's Brick Oven Pizzeria, which earn ratings too hot to handle.
So enjoy a casual night out this weekend and treat yourself to a tasty pizza pie from Brooklyn's Brick Oven Pizzeria.
Craving pizza tonight? Stop in for a tasty slice at Brooklyn's Brick Oven Pizzeria.
Just-right juicy steaks are the norm at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, a five-star worthy, fan-favorite steakhouse.
G-free and low-fat are just a couple of examples, come here for a quick bite that will leave you feeling healthy.
This restaurant visitors can also take advantage of the many drink options offered here.
With plenty of room to go around, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar also offers a private area perfect for large groups.
Make sure to check out Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar's happy hour for a great way to decompress from the workday.
Don't let your weekend plans get spoiled! Be sure to reserve a table if you're heading to the restaurant on a Friday or Saturday since it can get pretty crowded.
Business casual attire is acceptable, so guests can let go of the "dress to impress" standard.
It's time to gather up the party people. Serve them great food from Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar.
No delivery needed. In and out for carryout.
For an easy walk to the restaurant, diners can park in the neighboring lot where valet is also an option.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is a bit of a splurge at around $50 to $75 for a meal.
Feel free to swing by the restaurant for breakfast or lunch, but fans recommend holding out for dinner.
So whether you enjoy steak or just come for the sides, people can't get enough of Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar serves up steaks that are filled with endless flavor notes, so head on over today and see what the buzz is all about.
Check out Bronx's Yolanda's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria.
G-free and low-fat are just a couple of examples, come here for a quick bite that will leave you feeling healthy.
Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at this restaurant.
Yolanda's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria is well-known for being able to seat large parties.
Reservations are offered, so call ahead to lock down your table.
Save your formal dress for another occasion — a nice top is the perfect fit for Yolanda's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria's business casual code.
Take the comfort of your own home and add great grub from Yolanda's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria to create the perfect night.
Don't want to go out tonight but still want great food? Order takeout or delivery from this restaurant.
Parallel-parking experts can find room on the street, though patrons also have access to the restaurant's adjoining lot.
If you feel like saving gas, opt for public transportation, with stops conveniently located at 3 Ave. - 149 St. (2, 5), 149 St. - Grand Concourse (2, 4, 5), and 138 St. - Grand Concourse (4, 5).
Yolanda's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria offers safe bike parking outside.
Typical diners should plan to spend about $30 per person on Yolanda's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria's moderately priced fare.
Yolanda's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria accepts all major credit cards, such as Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
Who's hungry? Step up to the big leagues at Outback Steakhouse, where each and every steak packs a five-star punch.
Outback Steakhouse is one of the rare restaurants that serve both healthy and gluten-free menu options.
Toast your evening out at this restaurant with a glass of beer or wine from their lengthy drink list.
At this restaurant, kids of all ages are welcome.
Bask in the sun (or moon!) light when you dine on Outback Steakhouse's outdoor patio.
At Outback Steakhouse, your large or small party can easily enjoy a meal.
Between the music and the crowds, be prepared for a lot of noise at this restaurant.
If waiting to be seated isn't your style, plan ahead and make reservations.
Dress is typically casual at Outback Steakhouse, so leave the fancy duds behind for the evening.
Can't stay at this restaurant long? Pick up and go home.
For easy dining, Outback Steakhouse provides convenient parking in a connecting lot.
Outback Steakhouse is creating dishes any foodie will love at around $30.
When you want prime beef that will make your mouth water, come to Outback Steakhouse where the flavor (and the ratings) are out of this world.
So head on over to Outback Steakhouse, where you can treat yourself to a flavorful, tender steak that is sure to satisfy.
Prospect Park designers Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux famously preferred the airy lawns of this Brooklyn oasis to their earlier design of Manhattan’s Central Park. So if you're heading to the park for a show, it makes sense to make a day of it and spend some time on its sunny, open meadows. Before the doors open, cool off (and use real bathrooms!) while enjoying an affordable meal at any one of these restaurants, all within a 10-minute walk of the park.
For alfresco diners: Brooklyn Larder (228 Flatbush Ave.)
OK, this isn’t a restaurant, though there are a few tables for eating and a good lunch special: sandwich, chips, beer or soda, and a cookie for $15, available 11 a.m.–3 p.m. If you prefer dining alfresco, come here for a fantastic selection of cheeses, breads, salads, and any number of jams, jellies, and preserves in cute jars to eat in the park. Drinking alcohol in the park is, of course, prohibited and can lead to a ticket. On an unrelated note, Brooklyn Larder has a great selection of beers, starting with Dale’s Pale Ale cans for $2.50 each.
For cheap vegetarians: Dao Palate (329 Flatbush Ave.)
A mainstay of vegetarians, Dao Palate serves fresh vegetables and mock meats in typical Chinese sauces that are a few notches lighter and fresher-tasting than average. Great for larger groups, the big restaurant’s main dishes run around $12, and their filling lunch specials around $9. My favorite, black-pepper seitan on a bed of chinese broccoli, comes with a spring roll and a miso soup to boot.
For those with time to kill: Cubana Cafe (80 6th Ave., right off Flatbush Avenue)
The food here is less of a draw than the cocktails and the decor, but it’s still consistently good, with a menu that hews closely to the dishes I’ve seen served in Havana: black-bean soup, roast chicken with rice, plantains. Most plates are meat-heavy and generous with the portions—beware ordering an appetizer and a main dish unless you’re very hungry. As you wait for the show to begin, linger over a mojito or a cold beer in a breezy dining room painted turquoise, pink, and yellow, where the floor-to-ceiling windows are flung open all summer long.
For picky eaters: 67 Burger (234 Flatbush Ave.)
With a long and flexible list of food options, 67 Burger has something to please everyone. The menu has your cheeseburgers, your curly fries, and your Lagunitas on tap, but also real salads and two veggie-burger options, all of which can be customized with many extras like goat cheese, chipotle mayo, and olive tapenade. Burgers range from $6.75 to $10. There’s also a wine selection and something called a beer shake, which intrigued me but not enough to try it on a weekday alone.
Photos by Kasia Mychajlowycz.
The saying “less is more” has perhaps never been truer than it is at Porchetta (110 E. 7th St.) and Porsena (21 E. 7th St.). At both East Village hot spots, Chef Sara Jenkins has built a cult following by keeping her menus tightly focused rather than trying to do it all. Crowds gather at Porchetta to savor one specific thing: slow-roasted pork (served in varying ways yet always the central focus of each dish). At Porsena, they come for perfectly cooked artisanal pasta.
Jenkins’s straightforward approach reflects a distinctly Italian state of mind, which makes sense, considering her upbringing around Tuscany and Rome. Mario Batali summed it up succinctly when he called her “one of the few chefs in America who understands Italy and how Italians eat."
“I think Italians in Italy eat with a certain fairness that Americans and Italian-Americans don’t have,” Jenkins said, asked about what prompted Batali’s praise. “An Italian is perfectly happy with a perfectly cooked artisanal spaghetti with great olive oil and chilies, while an American would want to add three or four [more] ingredients.”
When Jenkins isn’t working in her own kitchens, she can often be found exploring other rich, delicious, and straightforward flavors around the city. Here are a few of her favorites.
For Italian (outside of Porsena): “I eat at Cesare Casella’s place on the West Side, Salumeria Rosi Parmacotto (283 Amsterdam Ave.). He’s a Tuscan chef who’s been working in New York for many more years than I have. He’s very authentic.”
For gelato: “Il laboratio del gelato (188 Ludlow St.). They have traditional and nontraditional flavors.”
For espresso: “Abraço Espresso (86 E. 7th St.) on 7th Street. They are maniacal about making it right.”
For wine or cocktails: “I like to drink wine at Bar Veloce (175 2nd Ave.) on 2nd Avenue. It’s an Italian wine bar that’s been there more than 10 years. It’s not over the top, not pretentious or precious. Just a great wine selection in a nice space.”
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The dim sum lunch, or yum cha (literally “drink tea”), is the Cantonese answer to Spanish tapas. It is as much a tradition in New York City's Chinatown as weekend brunch on The Lower East Side. The bustling scene is all too familiar: packed tables, servers pushing metal carts while hawking their selections, the din of impatient, hungry diners. They wait for shrimp dumplings, steamed pork spareribs, roast pork buns, pork and shrimp shu mai -- the seemingly endless variety goes on and on.
But for vegetarians, the choices can be few. When it comes to dim sum, seafood and meat dominate the menu. New York vegetarians need not despair, because there are two very appetizing dim sum havens for non-meat eaters, and they’re right in Chinatown.
Buddha Bodai on Mott Street serves a completely vegetarian and kosher menu of dim sum favorites, ranging from shrimp dumplings to beef rice rolls. The restaurant is usually packed on weekday lunch hours with City Hall municipal types, while the weekend clientele consists of tourists, locals and the environmentally conscientious. An all-day menu of vegetarian iterations of Chinese standards is also on offer, with creative takes on dishes like roast pork and sesame chicken. Using seitan, tofu and yam starch (among other vegetarian and kosher-friendly ingredients) as substitutes, many of these plates will fool even the committed carnivore in appearance and flavor.
The line outside the door on Sunday afternoons may be the best way to spot Vegetarian Dim Sum House on Pell Street. Crowds tend to gather on weekends, anxious for healthy vegetarian takes on traditional dim sum dishes. The array of vegetarian dumplings -- pan fried, watercress, snow pea leaf, monk dumplings -- draw in voracious vegetarians who want the variety of a full-scale dim sum restaurant without sacrificing their principles or lifestyle choices. The menu is comprehensive, full of inventive vegetarian fare using Eastern and Western-style vegetables, not to mention an exhaustive list of diced, sliced or sautéed mushroom dishes. At Vegetarian Dim Sum House, there’s no need to solely imitate meat dishes. Here, vegetables are allowed to take center stage.