Welcome to the the Hit List, Jack. Here is our weekly rundown of bars and restaurants that gets you to the right table at the right time. Happy December. And now, the places we’re recommending for the next seven days, because you are where you eat. 5 returning, 1 new.
1/COSME 5 Weeks On the Hit List
Because Enrique Olvera is going to win. // Flatiron. Hit reply to request a reservation. Front room, with limited menu, is first-come-first-serve.
Because it keeps getting better. // Park South. Hit reply to request a reservation.
3/EVENING BAR 4
Because maybe Little Park is the decoy. // Tribeca. Walk-ins.
4/BOWERY MEAT COMPANY 4
Because, still, the duck lasagna. Also, homemade bon bons and secret LaFrieda cuts. // East Village. Hit reply to request a reservation.
Because the Marta fever. Usually the restaurant hunters pounce early but then dissipate, but not so here. Danny Meyer now and forever. // Nomad/Flatiron. Walk-ins possible.
6/VIA CAROTA 3
Because it’s catnip for the West Village set. // No reservations. Expect to wait.
7/SURPRISE RESY PROTIP
West Village locavore paradise Blenheim has just added a new $65 4-course tasting menu to their arsenal, which makes it one of the best farm-to-table deals in the city. Start with the celery root macaroon. Click here to book.
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