Paname French Restaurant – 6.2

Paname is French slang for Paris, and could not be more fitting for this cozy bistro on the Upper East Side. Chef and owner Bernard Ros has created a dining room that acts as an extension of his living room, from the nibbles of amuse bouche sent to each table, to the carefully chosen art…

Chimichurri Grill – 7.1

Chimichurri Grill East is a stone’s throw away from Bloomingdale’s, but this peaceful stretch of 61st Street couldn’t feel farther away from the hustle and bustle of midtown shopping. Soft lighting welcomes you into the bar at the base of this classic Upper East Side triplex townhouse, where you have the option of dining in…

Sel et Poivre – 7.3

A classic upper east side establishment, Set el Poivre has been open for 28 years, first with a mother-daughter team at the helm, and now run by a that daughter and her husband.  Though remaining open for this many years is never an easy feat in New York, where restaurants come and go at the drop…

The Gilroy

The Upper East Side tends to be a bit of a warzone these days with the endless construction in preparation for a subway line with a questionable timeline.  Nestled in among the madness is a quiet bar with speakeasy vibes, geared more towards a night cap and a late night bite then a post-work drink…