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Shay & Ivy

I really love the fries at Atwood. I really love the Brussels sprouts at Atwood. I really love the burger at Atwood. So when the Atwood team opened Shay & Ivy, I was there in a heartbeat. This place couldn’t be more different than Atwood. The decor has a much more feminine bent to it,…

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Bedford & Co.

I work in east midtown Manhattan. A few days ago, a coworker asked me where she should take her grandmother for a birthday lunch in the neighborhood. I came up with a few unenthusiastic responses, and was rather disappointed that I didn’t have anything exciting to recommend. It turns out my timing is forever terrible,…

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Hendriks

You’re a lucky person, because you have Burger Weekly as a resource when you want to find a great burger that you haven’t tried yet. In essence, I am Burger Weekly, and thus I have one less mode of discovery than you do. Granted, I probably know more people who know where to find great…

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Harding’s

Warren G. Harding is considered by many to be one of the worst presidents this country has ever had, so it struck me as odd that a bar would name themselves for the man. A cursory search of the restaurant’s website shows no mention of the first president whose entire term in office was served during…

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The Liberty

The Liberty has been around for five years, but I’d never heard of it until last week. I was very flattered to be invited to my office’s under-30 happy hour, despite the fact that I am slightly over 30, and it was held there. I arrived and smelled a savory aroma, and decided to try…