Word Of Mouth: Chef Suvir Saran's New York

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