Lori’s Liked Places
Aquavit is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

1. Aquavit

8.4
65 E 55th St (btw Madison and Park Ave), New York, NY
Scandinavian Restaurant · Midtown East · 106 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: One of the best dining experiences in NYC, Aquavit's Chef's Tasting Menu will take you on an unbelievable journey with dishes such as the Beet Gravlax, the Winter Dashi, and Arctic Bird's Nest.

Beard Papa's is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

2. Beard Papa's

2167 Broadway (btwn W 76th & W 77th St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Upper West Side · 80 tips and reviews
Maialino is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

3. Maialino

2 Lexington Ave (at Gramercy Park N), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Gramercy Park · 461 tips and reviews
Totto Ramen is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

4. Totto Ramen

7.9
464 W 51st St (btwn 9th & 10th Ave), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 189 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Totto offers a superb chicken-based broth and wavy noodles. Get it in the spicy version for some of the spicy rayu.

Don's Bogam Korean BBQ & Wine is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

5. Don's Bogam Korean BBQ & Wine

8.9
17 E 32nd St. (Between Madison & 5th), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · NoMad · 155 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Come with a group to try the excellent Korean BBQ. Don't forget to order a few starters, like the japchae or Pajeon.

Momofuku Ssäm Bar is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

6. Momofuku Ssäm Bar

207 2nd Ave (at E 13th St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · East Village · 523 tips and reviews
Milk Bar is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

7. Milk Bar

8.2
251 E 13th St (at 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 711 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: The specialty soft serve for the month of August is Crack Pie. Get it with the cereal topping.

Cho Dang Gol is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

8. Cho Dang Gol

8.6
55 W 35th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · Koreatown · 141 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Excellent tofu-based dishes can be found here a little removed from the stretch of 32nd St. eateries. Try any of the soondubus, jigaes, or the crunchy dolsot bibimbap.

Perry St is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

9. Perry St

8.8
176 Perry St (at West St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · West Village · 115 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: A gorgeous view of the Hudson is complemented by excellent dishes. Try the Perry Street Fried Chicken, and don't leave without ordering the Molten Chocolate Cake.

La Esquina is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

10. La Esquina

8.5
114 Kenmare St (at Lafayette St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · SoHo · 724 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Take a seat in the restaurant (with reservations, of course), and order the excellent elote, tacos, and queso fundido.

Contra is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

11. Contra

138 Orchard St (at Rivington St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Lower East Side · 97 tips and reviews
Land Of Plenty is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

12. Land Of Plenty

7.7
204 E 58th St (3rd Ave), New York, NY
Szechuan Restaurant · Midtown East · 67 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Solid Sichuan dishes are served up in a better-than-average dining room. The Shredded Beef with Green Peppers and Mapo Tofu are safe orders.

L'Arte del Gelato is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

13. L'Arte del Gelato

8.4
75 9th Ave (btwn 15th & 16th St), New York, NY
Gelato Shop · Chelsea · 87 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Excellent creamy gelato is served at this Chelsea Market stall, with flavors such as stracciatella, hazelnut, and pistachio.

Movement LIC is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

14. Movement LIC

9.4
11-11 44th Dr, Long Island City, NY
Climbing Gym · 46 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Tall, well-planned climbing walls and a separate bouldering area are a climber's dream.

Telepan Local is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

15. Telepan Local

329 Greenwich St (at Duane St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Tribeca · 21 tips and reviews
Swine is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

16. Swine

531 Hudson Street (at Charles St), New York, NY
Bar · West Village · 110 tips and reviews
Jukai is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

17. Jukai

8.3
237 E 53rd St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Midtown East · 20 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: If you want to eat where the Japanese ex-pats do, come to Jukai. A delicate and thoughtful tasting menu includes an array of sashimi, karaage, oysters, and even steak.

Lupa is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

18. Lupa

8.2
170 Thompson St (btwn Bleecker & W Houston St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 232 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Batali-Bastianich's Italian trattoria is always busy, so make reservations in advance. The well-executed pastas, such as the spaghetti pomodoro, and plates (the pork belly!) are well worth the hassle.

Eleven Madison Park is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

19. Eleven Madison Park

9.0
11 Madison Ave (at E 24th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · NoMad · 292 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Perfection. Elegance. Simplicity. Balance. All the elements of a flawless dining experience come together in the 16-course tasting menu at Eleven Madison Park.

Coppelia is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

20. Coppelia

8.9
207 W 14th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Cuban Restaurant · Chelsea · 507 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: This 24-hour Cuban-inspired diner serves up the expected array of breakfast plates, as well as an excellent Cubano and Mac and Cheese with Chicharron.

Delmonico's is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

21. Delmonico's

8.6
56 Beaver St (at William St), New York, NY
Steakhouse · Financial District · 134 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: This old-school steakhouse still serves up some excellent dishes; you'll find a stellar filet mignon as well as the Baked Alaska, which was invented at Delmonico's.

The Breslin Bar & Dining Room is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

22. The Breslin Bar & Dining Room

16 W 29th St (btwn Broadway & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Gastropub · NoMad · 688 tips and reviews
Buvette is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

23. Buvette

9.1
42 Grove St (btwn Bedford & Bleecker St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · West Village · 533 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Intricate small plates are served at this French and Italian-inspired eatery. An excellent coq au vin and croque monsieur can be ordered here, but be prepared to wait for a seat.

Jane is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

24. Jane

8.1
100 W Houston St (btwn Thompson St & LaGuardia Pl), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 313 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Make reservations for brunch, as Jane is perpetually packed on weekend mornings and afternoons. Sunday diners also get a complimentary cocktail with any entree.

Grill 21 is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

25. Grill 21

7.3
346 E 21st St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Filipino Restaurant · Gramercy Park · 84 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: If you're looking for authentic Filipino cuisine, look no further. Grill 21's Sizzling Sisig and Crispy Pata will clog your arteries (in the best way possible) in no time.

Hakata Tonton is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

26. Hakata Tonton

61 Grove St (at 7th Ave), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · West Village · 130 tips and reviews
Amélie is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

27. Amélie

8.6
22 W 8th St (btwn 5th Ave & MacDougal St), New York, NY
Wine Bar · Greenwich Village · 143 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: This modern, upbeat wine bar has an excellent happy hour (three glasses for $10) which is complemented by a well-executed French bistro menu. Get the duck confit if you're staying to eat!

Saigon Shack is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

28. Saigon Shack

8.4
114 Macdougal St (at Bleecker St), New York, NY
Vietnamese Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 394 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: This cash-only eatery serves up some excellent banh mi (get the Spicy Pork Chop) and pho. Beware of lines during peak dining hours, though.

Riverpark is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

29. Riverpark

450 E 29th St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Kips Bay · 123 tips and reviews
Cask Bar & Kitchen is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

30. Cask Bar & Kitchen

8.1
167 E 33rd St (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Pub · Rose Hill · 188 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: While it's a good end-of-day hangout, Cask also serves a solid and affordable brunch, with all the traditional items, such as omelettes and benedicts.