With the planet's most articleerse population, NYC offers a rare opportunity to sample the world's cuisine all in one area. Whether you're craving a juicy, life-altering steak, a plate of crackling fried chicken or unforgettable Italian, the SoHo district has you covered. With more than 2,000 restaurants in Manhattan alone, you'd need decades to sample each unique venue. Make good use of your time by focusing on our list of essential New York City restaurants and discover timeless, century-old classics and buzz-worthy newcomers.
Russ & Daughters
Since 1914, R&D has specialized in caviar, smoked fish and NY specialty foods.