Places to Dine in New York City [NYC] this February.
We are excited to be back with another list of Places to Dine in NYC. Someone DM and asked how our lists are structured. Our places to dine list is a combination of places we have dined, places that has been highly recommended and a few with very good reviews. The latter takes up a small portion of this series but we believe they are important to include to create a diverse list. We are all unique and have different taste making it a wonderful way of including another person perspective.
Our goal in the coming months is to improve this list to include ONLY our Top Ten places to dine.
Here is our list of Places to Dine in NYC for the month of February.
I have been feeling nostalgic later and craving food from back home so when I stumbled on Savannah Spiced I thought it would be the perfect start to this month’s Places to Dine in NYC. The owners of Savannah Spiced are from the Islands of Trinidad and Grenada. Authentic cuisine from the Caribbean islands filled with spices, love and Caribbean vibes.
158 Utica Avenue—Brooklyn
Neta Shari is part of the 2022 edition of the MICHELIN Guide New York City. A cozy stylish gem of a Restaurant located in the heart of Bensonhurst. The interior features a contemporary design with a cobalt-blue accent wall, a wood counter and decorative squares with geometric patterns. The menu features Omakase at a nice value. Perfectly sized bites that are fairly priced and high quality. And the service is A+++.
Make reservations via OpenTable.
1718 86th Street—Bensonhurst
A Pizza focused space with other options of burgers, salads, sandwiches, et cetera. With thirteen delicious pies to choose from all made from their Sourdough pizza dough is naturally risen for 48-72 hours. The staff that is not only attentive but family friendly Crosta is a must visit. You will feel at home. We loved the Margherita D.O.P., Umami Explosion and the Tartufata.
486 6th Avenue—South Slope
Make reservations via OpenTable.
“Contemporary Mexican cuisine with a dash of tradition for good measure” Xolo is located near the Williamsburg waterfront and around the corner from Domino Park. The space that is fun and casual with a sense of sophistication and a gorgeous view of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Xolo is short for Xoloitzcuintli, an ancient Mexican dog and the national dog of Mexico. Say hello to Carmen a sculpture of a Xolo prominently displayed in the restaurant. Make sure to also check out their beautifully decorated downstairs lounge, Bar Milagro!
Reservations can be made via OpenTable
29 Dunham Place—Williamsburg
Terre | Pasta & Natural Wine
Terre | Pasta & Natural Wine is an Italian restaurant with a wine list that features more than 100 Natural Wines, served by the glass. The menu focuses on homemade pasta made using flour from the “Greenmarket Regional Grains Project”, created to support the rebirth of Regional “Ancient Grain” production.
The authentic pasta is just one of the many dishes you on the seasonal menu made from Italian traditions and taste. . Above all dishes are created with simple and unique ingredients in order to recreate a truly authentic Italian taste and experience.
Reservations can be made via OpenTable.
341 5th Avenue—Park Slope
Casa Cruz New York
Casa Cruz New York is a Townhouse located on the Upper East Side with unique dining experience. An intimate setting with stunning interior and excellent service. The experience and the food were truly amazing but the Chocolate Soufflé is a MUST order.
Reservations can be made via Resy.
36 East 61st Street—Upper East Side
Hutong New York
A Fine-dining destination for Northern Chinese cuisine set in an elegant Art Deco-inspired room inspired by swinging 1920’s New York and Shanghai. Hutong is a step into Glamour requesting a dress code elegant casual and Uptown chic.
Make Reservations here.
731 Lexington Avenue—Midtown East
K’Far provides a unique dining experience that is equal parts food and ambiance. Meaning “village” in Hebrew is an All Day Culinary Village inspired by Mike Solomonov’s hometown of K’Far Saba in Israel. Located at the Hoxton Hotel , Williamsburg it features a sit-down restaurant , a to-go coffee and nosh takeaway counter and full-service lobby lounge.
The service is excellent paired with a menu is very unique and special. The ambiance through open concept is quite cozy, modern and relaxing. The perfect date night restaurant—try the pistachio sticky bun.
97 Wythe Avenue—Williamsburg
Lobster french fries and karaoke is the main attraction to Chino Grande located in Williamsburg. The restaurant features a short but impactful menu that is delightful and fun. Karaoke is permitted after 10 PM on weekdays, and 11 PM.
253 Grand Street—Williamsburg
Oma Grassa is a simple but unique pizza shop offering charred flavorful sourdough crust with the perfect texture. The compact menu features antipasto, half-dozen pizzas on rotation, dessert and a fabulous wine list. The interior is eclectic and welcoming.
753 Fulton Street—Fort Greene
Slutty Vegan was created to open a conversation on vegan food options for people who have never considered them. In communities that has such high numbers in hypertension, cholesterol, obesity, and a host of ther food-borne ailments. A dream of Pinky Cole the Ceo and Founder of Slutty Vegan.
Slutty Vegan made it debut in Fort Greene last fall and was welcomed with open arms. These vegan burgers are not only delicious but has a fan following and this first location in New York is the beginning of larger expansion plans for the five boroughs.
690 Fulton Street—Fort Greene
Kingfisher is neighborhood favorite in Prospect Lefferts Garden opened by sommelier André Hueston Mack who has opened several other businesses in neighorhood in recent years. Which includes & Sons ham Bar, Chickadee Bread, & Sons Buttery, Mockingbird Tacos and Vyneyard. Kingfisher restaurant is perfect experience for seafood lovers.
A space that is cozy and natural paired with dishes made with fresh ingredients, that flavorful and a mixed of textures.
505 Rogers Avenue—Prospect Lefferts Garden
Bobbi’s Italian Beef
Bobbi’s Italian Beef was once located in the Dekalb Market Hall in Downtown Brooklyn but has now found its home in Cobble Hill. We have heard wonderful things about Bobbi’s and we are excited to visit.
228 Smith Street—Cobble Hill
Gus’s Chop House
I found out about Gus’s Chop House from an article on Bon Appetit and mentioned it to a friend who is a food lover. This is how she describes the restaurant “it is the perfect neighborhood spot and wonderful place for family dining. I enjoyed the attentiveness of the staff and the menu was amazing. The Shrimp Cocktail and Panisse & Kohlrabi and Squid & Chickpeas made for a perfect beginning. In addition we indulged in Dry-Aged Rib Eye for Two, Sweet Potato Pave and the Brussels Sprouts Fondue. Everything was tasty and flavorful. These guys are geniuses but we are too full for dessert but will be back.”
What a review right? And guess what she has been back four times and had a great experience.
215 Union Street—Carroll Gardens
Masalawala & Sons
Masalawala & Sons “Unapologetic Foods by restaurateur Roni Mazumdar and Chintan Pandya is exploring the yesteryears of India from the perspective of a 75 year old immigrant man from Kolkata—Roni’s father.”
The menu features dishes of what is eaten in Indian homes and what is served in Indian restaurants.
365 5th Avenue—Park Slope
Syko is a fusion of Syrian and Korean cuisines, bringing a taste of each cuisine and culture to Brooklyn.
126 Windsor Place—Windsor Terrace
There is no shortage of Pizza in NYC and we decided to end this month’s Places to Dine in NYC with Lucia Pizza a family-owned and operated Italian American Eatery Specializing In New York Style Pizza with A Brooklyn Pizza Lineage Dating Back To The 1970s.
Trust us when we say this is one of those Must-Visit places we talk about often on this site.
2201 Avenue X—Sheepshead Bay
And there you have it a list of 17 places to dine in NYC this February.