I love Hell's Kitchen. It doesn't have great architecture and it is a bit too close to Times Square for comfort, but you have to love the affordable dining, cozy bars, and proximity to Central Park. This is the place to eat before or after a show. 9th Ave is full of great food options and they...more
Delicious breads, pizzas and olive oil. The house olive oil is exceptional and a great value. Worth the short walk from the 9th Avenue restaurants. The seating area is limited but the baked good are exceptional.
Innovative menu with an interesting mix of American / Japanese fusion cuisine. The mac & cheese with shichimi panko was excellent. I also really enjoyed the sweet vanilla tofu for dessert. The front feels a bit more like a diner / bakery, the back room is quiet, elegant, and modern if a bit small....more
This tiny little place is fantastic. I've tried a few other Afghani restaurants and have never been impressed. Ariana has reignited my interest in Afghani cuisine. Don't let the "kebab" in the name, throw you off. There are plenty of other options on the menu, including good...more
The most authentic Thai food I've found in Manhattan (so far). The atmosphere here is nothing to speak of but the food is very good. Just off of 9th avenue, not a place that you are likely to discover unless you go searching for it.
Hate this place. Desolate neighborhood and miserable 70s architecture. Only reason to go is if you are really excited about a trade show / exhibit. No man's land in Manhattan. Wish they would knock it down and build condos.