It’s time to finalize our round-up of concierge-approved international restaurants in New York. Let’s dive right in!
Spicy and Flavorful Chinese on a Cold Day
Location: 242 W 56th Street, New York, NY 10019
Cuisine: Spicy Szechuan
Just steps from Central Park is Szechuan Gourmet, a Chinese restaurant specializing in dishes originating from the Sichuan Province. Its setting is simple and to the point, which allows the food to do the talking. Stop by when you’re craving a quick bite or takeout. We also recommend you visit on a cold New York day to inject a bit of heat.
Authentic French Restaurant, Good to Catch up with Friends
Location: 1701 Broadway, New York, NY 10019
Cuisine: Classic French
The French know a thing or two about how to enjoy good food. After all, in 2010 UNESCO declared French cuisine to be a world intangible heritage! Brasserie Cognac is the place to go to taste classic French dishes paired with the perfect wine and engage in deep conversations. Pretend you’re in a Parisian café, order a cognac and, true to French tradition, make a ritual out of eating.
Elegant and Old School Steakhouse
Location: Midtown, 109 E 56th Street, New York, NY 10022
Cuisine: American steakhouse
The Midtown location of American Cut pays tribute to its surroundings. Its art-deco interior fits in perfectly with a Mad Men era ambiance. The classic dishes by Chef Marc Forgione offer a taste of the past with a dash of modernity. Whenever you’re craving a juicy Porterhouse accompanied by bone marrow butter, craft cocktails and a sophisticated vibe, look no further.
Hip, Creative and Laid Back Burger Joint
Location: Midtown, 136 W 55th Street, New York, NY 10019
Cuisine: Famous and iconic burgers
Let’s do a 180 from American Cut and talk about Black Tap. This world-famous restaurant serves craft burgers, wicked milkshakes and artisan beers. While you can expect long queues every time you visit, everyone agrees that it’s worth the wait. Black Tap is the ideal choice when all you want is delicious comfort food, a casual atmosphere and a good conversation.
A Romantic and Old-Fashioned Spanish Restaurant
Location: 62 Charles Street, New York, NY 10014
Cuisine: Traditional Spanish
Next time you’re dying for some Paella and sangría, take a hike to Sevilla restaurant, located in Greenwich Village. Sevilla has been a neighborhood staple for over 60 years and is the oldest Spanish restaurant in New York. It specializes in dishes from Southern Spain served with a good amount of Spanish flare. Take some time to look around and photograph the interesting collection of Spanish decor.
In case you missed it, check out International Cuisine in NY for Every Occasion, Part 1.