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In Situ Recs
Miss Lily's & Melvin's Juice Box is one of In Situ Recs.

1. Miss Lily's & Melvin's Juice Box

8.6
132 W Houston St (btwn Sullivan & MacDougal St), New York, NY
Caribbean Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 346 tips and reviews

harryhharryh: Super hip spot that serves great Jamaican food.

Cosme is one of In Situ Recs.

2. Cosme

8.6
35 E 21st St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Flatiron District · 276 tips and reviews

harryhharryh: A little on the $$ side, but it's fantastic modernist mexican cuisine unlike anything you've probably had.

Blue Ribbon Brasserie is one of In Situ Recs.

3. Blue Ribbon Brasserie

8.9
97 Sullivan St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · SoHo · 152 tips and reviews

harryhharryh: My favorite restaurant in NYC. Open until 4AM.

Ippudo is one of In Situ Recs.

4. Ippudo

9.1
65 4th Ave (btwn E 9th & E 10th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · East Village · 1164 tips and reviews

harryhharryh: Alice's favorite Ramen joint. Admittedly, more of a winter time thing.

Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream is one of In Situ Recs.

5. Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream

8.1
2 Rivington St (at Bowery), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Lower East Side · 424 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: Everything here is the best. Pair one of their exotic specials like black label rum with a foundation like salted pretzel caramel.

Shake Shack is one of In Situ Recs.

6. Shake Shack

9.1
Madison Square Park (Madison Ave & E 23rd St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · NoMad · 1235 tips and reviews

harryhharryh: You gotta hit a shake shack. If you can, go for the original in Madison Square park, but they have locations all over. Don't sleep on the ChickenShack. I like it with a Vanilla shake.

Momofuku Ssäm Bar is one of In Situ Recs.

7. Momofuku Ssäm Bar

207 2nd Ave (at E 13th St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · East Village · 523 tips and reviews

harryhharryh: Any of David Chang's restaurants are great, but this one is his canonical form. Nominally Korean food, but with all kinds of innovative twists.

Uncle Boons is one of In Situ Recs.

8. Uncle Boons

7 Spring St (btwn Bowery & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · NoLita · 323 tips and reviews

The New YorkerThe New Yorker: "On a menu full of earthy curiosities—like ... a smoked-catfish-and-pork spread that sounds horrible but tastes wonderful as a dip for market crudités—adventure is its own reward." Read more.

Prune is one of In Situ Recs.

9. Prune

54 E 1st St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · East Village · 294 tips and reviews

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: Go to Prune for brunch at 9:45 to beat the crowds. Order the prune juice, coffee, a bloody mary, and the deep-fried monte cristo sandwich or the Dutch pancake.

The Fat Radish is one of In Situ Recs.

10. The Fat Radish

17 Orchard St (btwn Hester & Canal St), New York, NY
English Restaurant · Chinatown · 223 tips and reviews

Alex R.Alex Rainert: People! Good scotch eggs are hard to come by. Egg wrapped in sausage (what?!) and then deep fried (!!!), served with killer spicy mustard.

Grand Banks is one of In Situ Recs.

11. Grand Banks

9.0
Pier 25 (at N Moore St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Tribeca, New York, NY · 143 tips and reviews

Nikki B.Nikki Bogopolskaya: Go for a glass of rosè on the gorgeous deck but skip the wait for dinner. The line may look intimidating on a warm summer night but moves very quickly, stick it out.

Prince Street Pizza is one of In Situ Recs.

12. Prince Street Pizza

9.1
27 Prince St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · NoLita · 368 tips and reviews

Zack S.Zack Sheppard: The thing you want to order is the "Soho Square"

Ikinari Steak is one of In Situ Recs.

13. Ikinari Steak

90 E 10th St (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave), New York, NY
Steakhouse · Greenwich Village · 48 tips and reviews

TingTing: Don't forget to add the corn and onions with your steak. Pepper garlic rice is a heavenly mound of pepper, rice, corn, garlic, and steak bits.

Hometown Bar-B-Que is one of In Situ Recs.

14. Hometown Bar-B-Que

9.2
454 Van Brunt St (at Reed St), Brooklyn, NY
BBQ Joint · Red Hook · 345 tips and reviews

harryhharryh: Get a beef rib for sure. Skip the brisket, as it's similar to the rib and go for something different like the amazing Sriracha wings. Be careful about over ordering.

Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pies is one of In Situ Recs.

15. Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pies

8.8
185 Van Dyke St (at Ferris St), Brooklyn, NY
Pie Shop · Red Hook · 112 tips and reviews

Matthew K.Matthew Kamen: A little out of the way but a must if you're nearby. 4 inch key lime tart and limeaid. Enjoy at the colorful picnic tables.

Dominique Ansel Bakery is one of In Situ Recs.

16. Dominique Ansel Bakery

8.7
189 Spring St (btwn Sullivan & Thompson St), New York, NY
Bakery · SoHo · 750 tips and reviews

BettyBetty: Cronuts!! Best hybrid of 2013: croissant meets bagel meets filling and frosting <3 (Excuse the bite in the photo).

Roberta's Pizza is one of In Situ Recs.

17. Roberta's Pizza

9.2
261 Moore St (at Bogart St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · East Williamsburg · 865 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Here's what happens when hipster chefs get it right. Market-driven goodness and go-to pizzas. Check out the Heritage Radio Network, which broadcasts from the dining room on Sundays. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

RedFarm is one of In Situ Recs.

18. RedFarm

8.4
529 Hudson St (btwn Charles & W 10th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · West Village · 288 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: Dim sum is unreal. Ideal meal is crab and pork soup dumplings, Katz pastrami egg roll, BBQ pork belly, and pan fried spicy pork buns. You'll pay twice the price of Chinatown and it'll be worth it.

Café Habana is one of In Situ Recs.

19. Café Habana

9.0
17 Prince St (at Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Cuban Restaurant · NoLita · 622 tips and reviews

Crystal B.Crystal Beasley: Get the Mexican corn. if the wait is too long, go around the corner to the annex for to go orders.

Mary's Fish Camp is one of In Situ Recs.

20. Mary's Fish Camp

8.0
64 Charles St (at W 4th St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · West Village · 140 tips and reviews

harryhharryh: I know you want a lobster roll, but that's the wrong move here. At Mary's you want to go for a whole fish. Ask your server which one, they'll know what's best today.

Saigon Vietnamese Sandwich Deli is one of In Situ Recs.

21. Saigon Vietnamese Sandwich Deli

9.0
369 Broome St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · NoLita · 168 tips and reviews

Kris C.Kris Concepcion: The spicy banh mi is the way to go!

Black Tap is one of In Situ Recs.

22. Black Tap

8.5
529 Broome St (btwn Thompson & Sullivan St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · SoHo · 223 tips and reviews

Paige C.Paige C: Worth the wait! I love their original burger - cooked perfectly! Obviously their milkshakes are the main attraction. I loved the cookies and cream shake!

Fish Cheeks is one of In Situ Recs.

23. Fish Cheeks

9.4
55 Bond St (btwn Lafayette & Bowery St), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · NoHo · 129 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: Insanely spicy and quite delicious new Thai spot with authentic ways like coconut crab curry, the pork starter, and the greens side dish.

Russ & Daughters Café is one of In Situ Recs.

24. Russ & Daughters Café

8.9
127 Orchard St (btwn Rivington St & Delancey St), New York, NY
Café · Lower East Side · 292 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: This is Jewish brunch heaven. Just get there early if you don't want a long wait. Super Hebster -- whitefish salad, salmon, wasabi infused roe on bagel toast -- and the Lower Sunny Side (pictured).

Barrio Chino is one of In Situ Recs.

25. Barrio Chino

8.4
253 Broome St (btwn Orchard & Ludlow St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Lower East Side · 298 tips and reviews

harryhharryh: Get a Habanero Margarita.