Word of Mouth: Darren Atkins' Best of New York

Staff Writer
Get tips on the best dining and nightlife in New York City from Darren Atkins of dmanburger.com
Darren Atkins
Darren Atkins
Darren Atkins

DMANBURGER is Darren Atkins' quest for the best burger in New York City. These are his tips for the city's best dining and nightlife.

Brunch: The National Bar and Dining Rooms

Fancy: Park Avenue Winter/Summer/Spring/Fall

Best Value: Taco Mix

Bar Scene/Drinks: Hotel Griffou

Business Lunch: Mercer Kitchen

Burger: Minetta Tavern and Burger and Barrel

Pizza: Patsy's at 60th and Lexington

Sandwich: Mile End

Food Truck: Calexico Cart

Regional: Katz's Deli and Mile End

Hidden Gem: Hotel Griffou

Mexican/Latin-American: Rosa Mexicano

Japanese: Sushi Seki

Spanish/Tapas: Boqueria

Thai/Southeast Asian: Sala Thai and Fatty Crab

Wine List: Anfora

Chinese: MR CHOW and China Grill

Seafood: Marea

Steak: Strip House

Italian: Tiella

Barbecue: Hill Country

Desserts: Magnolia Bakery

Indian: Chola

Vegetarian: Pure Food and Wine

Wild Card: Schnipper's