Lori’s Liked Places
Nougatine at Jean Georges is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

1. Nougatine at Jean Georges

8.4
1 Central Park W (at Broadway), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Lincoln Square · 102 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Come for restaurant week, where three courses of Jean Georges-quality plates are served for a mere $38. Signature dishes include the Tuna Tartare and Molten Chocolate Cake.

Sakagura is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

2. Sakagura

9.0
211 E 43rd St Lowr Level (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Sake Bar · Turtle Bay · 223 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: This "hidden in the office basement" restaurant serves an excellent array of sake and spirits, as well as Japanese bites. The buta kakuni (pork belly) and chicken karaage are standout plates.

The NoMad Bar is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

3. The NoMad Bar

10 W 28th St (at Broadway), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · NoMad · 252 tips and reviews
Downtown Yogurt is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

4. Downtown Yogurt

8.1
126 Newark Ave (Grove St), Jersey City, NJ
Frozen Yogurt Shop · Harsimus · 19 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Salted Caramel Pretzel + Cake Batter. Just do it.

Mŏkbar is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

5. Mŏkbar

7.3
75 9th Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · Chelsea · 127 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Find inventive Korean takes on a variety of dishes, including the Kimchi Ramen, Disco Fries, and Dukbokki. Majority of seating is at the bar, so be prepared to wait.

The Musket Room is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

6. The Musket Room

8.6
265 Elizabeth St (Houston St.), New York, NY
Restaurant · NoLita · 107 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Modern takes on New Zealand cuisine are executed to the tee at Musket Room. The 6 or 10-course tasting, which includes the signature tomato gazpacho and smoked scallops, is an excellent introduction.

Levain Bakery is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

7. Levain Bakery

9.3
167 W 74th St (at Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Upper West Side · 857 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: You'll come to Levain for the cookies, but don't skip out on some of their other offerings, like the Sour Cream Coffee Cake.

Wah Fung Number 1 Fast Food 華豐快餐店 is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

8. Wah Fung Number 1 Fast Food 華豐快餐店

8.3
79 Chrystie St (btwn Hester St & Grand St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 106 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: A small Roast Pork with Rice includes white rice, cabbage, and tender, sliced to order Chashu. At $3.75, it's worth the wait.

Bosie Tea Parlor is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

9. Bosie Tea Parlor

10 Morton St (btwn S 7th Ave & Bleecker St), New York, NY
Tea Room · West Village · 125 tips and reviews
Takashi is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

10. Takashi

456 Hudson St (at Barrow St), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · West Village · 208 tips and reviews

11. Banyan Cafe

108 Bright St (at Varick St), Jersey City, NJ
Café · Van Vorst Park · 6 tips and reviews
Thirty Acres is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

12. Thirty Acres

500 Jersey Ave (at Wayne St), Jersey City, NJ
American Restaurant · Van Vorst Park · 71 tips and reviews
Estela is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

13. Estela

8.4
47 E Houston St (at Mulberry St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · NoLita · 252 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: A laid back brunch is perfectly complemented by a variety of small plates. Order the Fried Arroz Negro, Smoked Salmon with Capers, and Blood Cake.

Café China is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

14. Café China

13 E 37th St (btwn 5th Ave & Madison Ave), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Garment District · 274 tips and reviews
Attaboy is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

15. Attaboy

9.3
134 Eldridge St (btwn Delancey & Broome St), New York, NY
Speakeasy · Lower East Side · 240 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Expertly crafted cocktails from the mixologists of Milk and Honey still reign supreme at Attaboy. There's no set menu; simply have your preferences on hand for the bartender.

Amali is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

16. Amali

8.2
115 E 60th St (Park Ave), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · Upper East Side · 71 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Dishes are a seamless blend of Italian and Mediterranean flavors and ingredients. Order a few dishes for the table, and don't skip a pasta or entrée either.

Wallflower is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

17. Wallflower

235 W 12th St (at Greenwich Ave), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · West Village · 99 tips and reviews
Boqueria is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

18. Boqueria

8.9
53 W 19th St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Tapas Restaurant · Flatiron District · 297 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Well-executed Spanish dishes include the bacon-wrapped dates, Spanish tortilla, lamb meatballs, and paella.

Santouka Ramen is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

19. Santouka Ramen

8.5
595 River Rd (at Mitsuwa Marketplace), Edgewater, NJ
Ramen Restaurant · 58 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: The highlight of Mitsuwa's food court, Santoka offers a compact list of ramen and sides. Opt for the Miso or Spicy Miso, which comes with chashu, scallions, menma, and kikurage mushrooms.

Kung Fu Tea is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

20. Kung Fu Tea

7.3
28 Saint Marks Pl, New York, NY
Bubble Tea Shop · East Village · 31 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Tiny storefront serving up quality bubble tea (and more)! The tapioca pearls are very well done, and have a consistent chew throughout.

Bohemian is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

21. Bohemian

57 Great Jones St (btwn Bowery & Lafayette St), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · NoHo · 181 tips and reviews
Zabb Elee is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

22. Zabb Elee

71-28 Roosevelt Ave (at 72nd St), Jackson Heights, NY
Thai Restaurant · 48 tips and reviews
The Clam is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

23. The Clam

8.8
420 Hudson St (at Leroy St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · West Village · 81 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: The bivalves are the selling point here, as the Spaghetti and Clams illustrate, but don't underestimate the Roasted Half Chicken either.

Sushi Yasu is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

24. Sushi Yasu

70-11 Austin St (btwn 70th Ave. & 70th Rd.), Forest Hills, NY
Sushi Restaurant · 34 tips and reviews
Narcissa is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

25. Narcissa

25 Cooper Sq (at E 5th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · East Village · 163 tips and reviews
The Harrison is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

26. The Harrison

355 Greenwich St (at Harrison St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Tribeca · 57 tips and reviews
Escape The Room NYC is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

27. Escape The Room NYC

8.4
24 W 25th St Fl 8 (5th Ave.), New York, NY
Escape Room · NoMad · 36 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Think getting out of a room is hard? This one will require all the creativity and problem-solving skills you have (and then some).

Tanoshi Sushi is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

28. Tanoshi Sushi

9.1
1372 York Ave (at 73rd St), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Upper East Side · 113 tips and reviews
Sushi Nakazawa is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

29. Sushi Nakazawa

9.2
23 Commerce St (btwn Bedford St & 7th Ave S), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · West Village · 221 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Nakazawa serves the omakase on Monday to Friday nights only. OpenTable reservations open up exactly 30 days in advance; make sure to plan accordingly.

Spot Dessert Bar is one of Lori’s Liked Places.

30. Spot Dessert Bar

8.6
13 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 353 tips and reviews

Lori L.Lori Luo: Creative Asian-inspired dessert plates can be found at this Saint Mark's eatery. The chocolate green tea lava cake and the Champagne Mango Crepe are both standouts.