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Spring Lounge

Rough around the edges and a little grizzled, Spring Lounge is a Nolita institution. It's seen a number of incarnations over the years, and when it opened in the 1920s,…

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The Cannibal

The Cannibal houses a butcher and a beer bar under one roof. Situated next to its sister restaurant, the Belgian-themed Resto, Cannibal's cozy bar, eight-seat “meat counter” and outdoor patio…

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Fools Gold

Owner Patrick Donagher is a third generation Irish bar owner.  With over a decade of experience running NYC bars and beer programs—including at Midtown beer behemoth Rattle 'n’ Hum, Queens'…

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Proletariat

When Jane's Sweet Buns operated out of this St. Mark's storefront several years ago, Proletariat was known humbly as the "the bar behind the bakery." Eventually, the bourbon-soaked sticky buns gave way…

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Barchetta

While the restaurant is barely over six months old, David Pasternack's (of Esca fame) new, more casual Chelsea seafood restaurant has already established it as one of the exciting newcomers on…

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The Ten Bells

New York's closest approximation of a Parisian natural wine bar, The Ten Bells has been a magnet for the city's downtown wine crowd for years. Named for the London pub where Jack…

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Narcissa

A relative newcomer, Narcissa has quickly become a much-needed wine destination in the no man's land that is northern edge of the Bowery. The list, the handiwork of wine director Ashley Santoro splits its…

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Bar Boulud

Deep and curated with a consistent, confident point of view, Michael Madrigale's New York version of a French brasserie list had become a modern classic in New York long before Amanda Smeltz, formerly of Roberta's,…