Throwing an event in New York and really looking to impress a food-loving crowd? Here are five places to consider–from a laid-back burger joint to a four-star seafood restaurant.
Otto Enoteca Pizzeria: Mario Batali’s casual West Village spot has something for everyone: fabulous pastas and vegetables, charcuterie plates, killer gelato.
Bill’s Bar & Burger: This low-key bar and burger joint does the simple cheeseburger right, and is often considered among the best burger places in the city.
Corkbuzz Wine Studio: Both wine bar and restaurant, this Union Square venue is known for its forward-thinking wine list and elegant cuisine to pair.
Le Bernardin: Eric Ripert’s seafood restaurant is universally considered one of the best in New York, with three Michelin stars and numerous accolades.
Marea: Michael White’s elegant Marea dazzles with high-end Italian fare, with an extensive list of raw crudo and legendary lobster-sea urchin risotto.
[Photo: Bill’s Bar & Burger]