Word of Mouth: Chef Suvir Saran's New York

Staff Writer
Get tips on the best dining and nightlife in New York City from Chef Suvir Saran of Dévi.
Chef Suvir Saran of Dévi in New York City.

Brunch: Balthazar

Fancy: Asiate at night for dinner, enjoying views of Central Park.

Best Value: Moustache on Bedford Street

Bar Scene/Drinks: Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Business Lunch: Four Seasons Restaurant with Julian Niccolini when planning my menu.

Burger: Shake Shack

Pizza: Di Fara in Brooklyn, Dominic is the best!

Sandwich: 'ino on Bedford Street, Jason Denton and his team are sandwich geniuses.

Food Truck: Big Gay Ice Cream Truck

Regional: Vatan for Gujarati Vegetarian Fare from India

Hidden Gem: Tanoreen in Brooklyn for the BEST Middle Eastern and Palestinian Food in New York City.

Mexican/Latin American: Cucharamama, Hoboken, Maricel Presilla is the Queen of Latin Cuisine in my world.

Japanese: Megu Midtown for sushi, see chef Nori

Spanish/Tapas: Boqueria

Thai/Southeast Asian: SriPraPhai in Queens

Wine List: Babbo

Chinese: Chinatown Brasserie

Seafood: Le Bernardin

Steak: Peter Luger

Italian: Salumeria Rosi

Barbecue: Hill Country

Desserts: Spot Dessert Bar

Indian: Vatan

Vegetarian: At home.

Wild Card: Momofuku