I’ve always been one of those people that everyone asks for restaurant advice. I eat out eight days a week and knew there were affordable options in New York City. I wrote 365 Guide New York City so anyone can enjoy the city that I love at a fraction of the cost.
365 Guide includes restaurant deals and bar specials in Manhattan plus seasonal favorites, the best pizza, awesome desserts and more. I hope you enjoy my advice on this blog and all the deals included in 365 Guide.
Please let me know if you’re looking for an affordable way to enjoy the restaurant and bar scene in New York City. I’m happy to help.
I am constantly looking for best dining deals in New York City. This weekend take the train to the East Village to be amazed by the endless number of bars and restaurants. With so many options, it can be difficult to settle on one place. But if you want to save money, 2-for-1 deals are plentiful in this cool neighborhood.
The Library (7 Avenue A) Every day from 5-8 p.m. get your 2-for-1 fix while taking in a movie or reading a good book. Yes, it looks like a library donned with old periodicals and bookshelves. On the back wall they play classic movies every night. If you want to meet interesting people, this is the place. The jukebox plays cool tunes from the 70s, 80s and 90s. Just for fun, they give you […]
Even though we are experiencing “Fake Spring,” I always crave a juicy steak during the winter months. When it’s chilly outside, a belly full of steak keeps my soul warm.
Royal 35 Steakhouse (1 E 35th Street) If you’re in midtown, don’t miss this 5,000 square foot restaurant featuring sizzling steaks dry aged in house. Their signature 40 ounce double porterhouse for two ($98) is specialty dry aged for 35 days with Himalayan sea salt blocks. The steaks range from 8 ounces (starting at $49) to a 76 ounce steak for four as a bone in rib eye, New York strip, filet mignon and more. Try a slice of freshly cut extra thick Canadian bacon ($6) and the sauteed onions ($8) with […]
After recently visiting California, it’s impossible not to get bitten by the wine bug. Luckily in New York City there are a bevy of wine bars to get my grape fix. Paired with just the right bites, they elevate the wine experience to a whole new level. Since it’s cheaper than flying to Napa or Paso Robles, check out these New York City wine experts.
Riposo 72 (50 West 72nd Street) Get in touch with your Italian wine favorites at Riposo 72. You must order a flatbread piled high with toppings and zest. The staff is always attentive and helpful when choosing your perfect glass. The wild mushroom pizza with goat cheese ($17) and the sweet Italian sausage with broccoli rabe ($19) are amazing. Everyday from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. […]
I know my dance card gets full during the holidays. It seems I have visitors every weekend looking for something cool to do. If you’ve been to Times Square a thousand times and can’t bear the site of The Empire State Building, my picks this week are sure to please.
Howl At The Moon (240 West 52nd Street) Howl at the Moon is the total entertainment experience with musicians that are Broadway level amazing. Prepare yourself for part bar, part concert and all fun. Throw out a song title and they are sure to know the tune. Instead of plunking down tons of cash for a Broadway show, try having a cocktail and a nosh with free live entertainment. Grab your friends and order an 86 […]
One of my favorite things about New York City is the endless stream of restaurants. While I am certainly guilty of revisiting old favorites, I definitely keep an eye opened for new places to try. Today’s newcomer is tomorrows good old standard. Give the new guys a chance.
Blake Lane (1429 Third Avenue) Simple, colorful plates are served at this California style eatery that’s big on bowls, salads and sandwiches. From 4-7 p.m. daily much on spiced pumpkin popcorn ($2), deviled eggs ($3) or guacamole with chips ($5) at the bar. Beer is $5, cocktails $7 and assorted wines $8. Ingredients are locally sourced and the ambience is industrial modern chic. While they are health conscious, they serve creative moderately priced veggie and non-veg dishes. Try the tuna tartine ($12) or the charred […]
Obviously, there are a ton of dining options in New York City. Sometimes I’m in the mood for comfy and casual meals while other times I long to sample new trendy bites and inventive cocktails. Because of the Holidays, I’m out even more exploring….and shopping…my way through town. If you feel like splurging, check out these gems.
The Stinger Cocktail Bar & Kitchen (300 West 44th Street) Inside the InterContinental Times Square lives The Stinger. Chef Todd English is utilizing the hotel’s rooftop beehives to create an inviting cocktail program that is both refreshing and sweet. I guarantee you’ve never tasted honey this fresh. If you’re meeting friends for drinks after work or shopping, make this pit stop to rejuvenate. House made craft cocktails come in three sizes starting at $9 but definitely […]