The Kiosk

80 East 116th Street
New York, NY 10029
kiosknyc.com
Hours:
M-Th 4:30pm-1am; F-Sa 4:30pm-2:30am; Su 430pm-1am

Moustache Pitza - LOST GEM

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1621 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Vino Levantino

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210 West 94th Street
New York, NY 10025
212 280 3333
vinolevantino.com
Hours:
M-W 4pm-12am; Th-F 4pm-1am; Sa 11am-1am; Su 11am-12am
Vino Levantino

The story of Vino Levantino began in 2008 when Haim Amit’s friend decided to open a wine importing and distributing business. Haim was working in the printing industry at the time, but it did not take much convincing to have him try something new. He was looking for something to do and was passionate … read more

Ithaka Restaurant

308 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028
212 628 9100
ithakarestaurant.com
Hours:
M-F 4pm-10:30pm; Sa-Su 12:30pm-10:30pm

Beyoglu

1431 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10028
212 650 0850, 212 650 0849
Hours:
12:00pm - 10:30 am

TLV - LOST GEM

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416 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10024
TLV - LOST GEM

“TLV” stands for Tel Aviv, the hometown of Noam Langleib, the owner. Noam’s story is one of the interconnectedness of the restaurant community. Before he took over the location in 2015, a restaurant called Hummus Kitchen occupied the spot. Noam was friends with the owner and was aware that he was … read more

Fish Tag

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222 West 79th Street
New York, NY 10024
212 362 7470
michaelpsilakis.com
Hours:
Su-Th 5pm;10pm; F-Sa 5pm-11pm; Brunch Sa-Su 12pm-3pm
Fish Tag

Michael Psilakis has built a name for himself over the years, opening Kefi, MP Taverna, and Fish Tag here in Manhattan, as well as appearing on multiple food shows. Meeting Peter Majao, the Chef de Cuisine, I not only learned that his brother, George, is the pastry chef, but that he prides himself on … read more

BKB – LOST GEM

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321 East 73rd Street
New York, NY 10021
bkbrestaurant.com
BKB – LOST GEM

It is not difficult to understand why BKB’s owner, Adam Miller, is very good at what he does – he is the king of charisma, whether chatting and laughing with his staff and customers, or with Manhattan Sideways. Upon entering, he immediately invited us to sit down with him, ordered some of his favorite … read more

Shalel Lounge

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65 1/2 West 70th Street
New York, NY 10023
212 873 2300
Hours:
F-Sa 5pm-2am; Su-Th 5pm-12am
Shalel Lounge

I have lived on the Upper West Side for several years, but it was not until I walked on 70th Street one evening that I discovered Shalel. It is tucked away down a set of stairs with no signage during the daytime. Curious what this was, I descended the steps lined with rose petals and herbs, and entered … read more

Indie Food and Wine

144 West 65th Street
New York, NY 10023
212 875 5256
indiefoodandwine.com
Hours:
M-Th 8am-10pm; F 8am-11pm; Sa 9am-11pm; Su 9am-10pm