In an effort to fit as many people as possible into an oftentimes small space, restaurants oftentimes seat parties so close to each other that there's high potential for that one inconsiderate banquette-mate to spoil a meal for everyone.
You don't know me. I work behind the counter at your university's campus center. I make your sandwiches and wraps. I wear a baseball cap and that ugly unisex tee shirt. I also get paid heinously low wages. I am your local employed college student.
New Yorkers are forever promoting the fact that we enjoy four distinct seasons here. Yet that premise is at its most challenging in the dead of winter, especially when it comes to discovering warmth by means of food and drink.
We've rounded up the ten best restaurants in the city for after-hours dining, in neighborhoods where people stay up-and out-late. Avoid the greasy spoons and pizza slice joints; these restaurants will leave you wanting to linger over dessert or a nightcap, even if it's the next day.
When it was time to relocate from its longtime space on Smith Street, head chef and owner Saul Bolton knew exactly who he wanted to design the new interior and its furnishings: Red Hook-based firm UHURU Design.