Month: February 2016

Greg Hong

Why Brick and Mortar is Here to Stay

We live in a digital world, where technology is more pervasive and becomes a bigger part of our lives every year. The Pew Research Center found that more than 93 percent of American adults under 50 use the internet, and a recent survey showed that 35 percent of people report their first thought after waking up is of their smartphone (10 percent thought of their significant other).

Osteria Morini Reservations

Osteria Morini Reservations on Reserve

OSTERIA MORINI dishes out fantastic Italian fare from Chef Michael White — including fresh homemade pastas — inspired by the Emilia-Romagna region. The dining room resembles an Italian farmhouse with chunky tables and chairs, wooden ceiling rafters, and walls lined with photos from Bologna. An approachable collection of wines from Emilia-Romagna and other local vineyards is available.

o ya nyc

O Ya NYC Reservations on Reserve

O Ya is a sophisticated Japanese restaurant that offers 18- and 24-course omakase tasting menus, as well as a la carte options. Located inside the Park South Hotel, the contemporary spot features exposed-brick walls, wood-lined decor and a long sushi bar to watch the live action. A great selection of sakes and wines by the glass, in addition to pairings, is available. Pete Wells of the NY Times praised the restaurant’s chef Tim Cushman, whose “one-bite dishes unwind into spools of flavor that you don’t quite see coming, even though a server has already told you what you’re about to …

Tribeca Grill Reservations

Tribeca Grill Reservations on Reserve

Tribeca Grill is a buzzing hot spot from Myriad Restaurant Group and co-owner Robert De Niro offering delicious New American fare and a lengthy wine list. The restaurant is warm and inviting with exposed brick columns and walls lined with art by DeNiro’s father. Zagat commended Tribeca Grill, saying that it’s “‘Iconic’ and ‘still a winner.’” It added: “The longtime TriBeCan maintains its ‘high standards’ with ‘delicious’ New American fare and a ‘masterfully chosen’, 2,000 label-strong wine list.” Use Reserve to secure a reservation for an iconic NYC dining experience.