Barbuto embodies chef Jonathan Waxman’s Californian style of cooking. Photo courtesy of Barbuto

The Hit ListNew York

Barbuto, Le Crocodile, Rule of Thirds, and Thai Diner: On the March Hit List


Jonathan Waxman has returned. This year’s James Beard semifinalists are celebrating. And a number of inventive eateries have arrived on the city’s dining scene. From much-missed dishes to eclectic diner decor, your New York Hit List is here, and there’s lots to lust over.