Beckoning business titans day and night, this corner restaurant has been a destination for more than three decades and as the preferred host for countless post-screening receptions, it's been a magnet for the glittery crowd just as long. Wall-to-wall windows overlook two quintessential TriBeCa streets, while exposed brick, moody artwork, and a spectacular bar smack in the center of the room complete the refined vibe.
The menu trots out plenty of crowd-pleasers ranging from rainbow beet salad and steak tartare to roast chicken. The kitchen shows clear effort in its execution, especially in dishes such as the house-made pasta with almond pesto. Desserts are as classic as the space; the crème brûlée, with its cool custard and caramelized shell, is a winner.- MICHELIN guide inspectors