This Week’s EATS Curated By Zagat
This week, Zagat has curated the menu for UberEATS with 13 of their top-rated NYC restaurants to be delivered to you in 10 minutes or less. Since its founding in 1979, Zagat has been a guide keeping New Yorkers in the know, with their collection of curated restaurant ratings and witty reviews. We trust their ratings and are sure you do, too. Check out our menu this week to find out who’s who in the NYC dining scene and get ready to plan your lunches.
Zagat Says: Salads get the seasonal treatment at these fast-casual hotspots known for scratch cooking in airy spaces that celebrate transparency, from the source list to the open kitchen.
Buzz: The 11 Hottest Fast-Casual Chains in NYC
Get on UberEATS: Kale Caesar Salad | Curry Cauliflower + Quinoa Salad
*Pro-Tip: New Upper West Side location to open on 75th and Amsterdam November 17, 2015–check it out.
Root & Bone
Zagat Says: Plying delish Southern-style plates like delectable fried chicken and waffles in a rustic setting, this hip East Villager is a must-try.
Buzz: NYC’s Best for Southern Comfort Food; 30 Under 30 NYC 2015: The Restaurants
Get on UberEATS: Fried Chicken with Cheddar Cheese Grits
Petee’s Pie Co
Zagat Says: As its name suggests, pies are the focus of this LES bakery rolling out classic options like apple, sweet potato, and pecan made with locally sourced ingredients.
Buzz: 30 Things You Need to Eat & Drink This Summer in NYC
Get on UberEATS: Salty Chocolate Chess Pie
Zagat Says: Top toque Marcus Samuelsson goes super-casual at this kitschy Harlem homage to rotisserie chicken, where the tasty signature bird is jazzed up with global inflections, and the menu’s designed for both taking out or dining in.
Buzz: 10 Southern Dishes Trending in NYC Right Now; 10 Best NYC Dishes We Ate (So Far) in 2015; 30 Things You Need to Eat & Drink This Summer in NYC
Get on UberEATS: Quarter Bird and Stuff
Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar
Zagat Says: First-class fish in creative and classic combos makes for “dazzling” sushi at these Japanese go-tos by the brothers Bromberg.
Get on UberEATS: Sushi Bento Box
Dominique Ansel Kitchen
Zagat Says: Dominique Ansel brings his inventive take on French classiques to this Cronut-free West Village bakery where desserts prepared à la minute join viennoiserie favorites and savory items.
Buzz: 10 Must-Try Dishes for $10 and Under in NYC, 10 Best NYC Dishes We Ate (So Far) in 2015
Get on UberEATS: Brown Sugar DKA (“Dominique’s Kouign Amann,” a tender, flaky, croissant-like dough with a caramelized crunchy crust and a gooey brown sugar crumb inside)
Zagat Says: A legendary LES landmark since 1888, this cash-only bucket lister remains the gold standard for sky-high pastrami sandwiches and other real-deal Jewish deli eats.
Buzz: NYC’s Best for Local Flavor, NYC Most Popular; NYC Best NY-Style Restaurants; NYC Best Deli’s, and more
Get on UberEATS: Half Pastrami Sandwich with a Potato Knish
Zagat Says: Now relocated to the LES, this super-hip all-day eatery retains its LA vibe and fresh, Californian-inspired American menu.
Buzz: Hipster Brunch Mecca, Dimes Moves to New, Larger Location; Why Are Grain Bowls Suddenly Everywhere?; 8 Must-Try Gluten-Free Dishes around NYC
Get on UberEATS: Chicken Soba Noodle Salad
Zagat Says: Schooling NYC in bold burgers, this Philly import on the Bowery delivers patties in over-the-top combos (think chocolate covered bacon and donut buns) plus fries and adult milkshakes.
Buzz: First Look: Philly’s PYT Burger Opens in NYC
Get on UberEATS: Pickleback Burger
Zagat Says: Noted cookbook author Chloe Coscarelli leads this vegan counter-serve restaurant in the Village, offering cold-pressed juices, salads, and plant-based takes on sandwiches, burgers and pastas, plus housemade desserts.
Buzz: Veggie Burger Smackdown: Taste-Testing Four New Patties
Get on UberEATS: Kale Caesar Salad
Zagat Says: Whitewashed brick, palm fronds and surfboards lend a laid-back SoCal vibe to this popular”Upper Eastsider from the brothers Martignetti (East Pole). Their health-forward menu showcases “tasty” pizzas topped with everything from purple kale to Thai coconut curry.
Buzz: New York’s 11 Hottest Pizza Joints; 30 Things You Need to Eat & Drink This Summer in NYC
Get on UberEATS: 8-inch Margherita Pizza
Red Hook Lobster Pound
Zagat Says: Superb lobster rolls stuffed with tender chunks of super-fresh meat from Maine is the “transporting” signature dish at these destination fish shacks.
Buzz: NYC’s Best for Lobster Rolls; NYC’s Best Seafood Shacks; Best Affordable Seafood Restaurants in NYC, and more
Get on UberEATS: Maine Lobster Roll with Chips
Zagat Says: Bringing that “you’re-in-Paris” feel to Little Italy, this cozy bakery/cafe furnishes tasty French and American bites for breakfast and lunch, plus sweet stuff à la its famous chocolate chunk cookie.
Get on UberEATS: Famous Nutty Chocolate Chunk Cookie
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