New York Magazine

Prix Fixe Banchan, New Nordic à la Carte

Two smart young chefs bring their food to a wider audience.
Atoboy

Atoboy

43 E. 28th St., nr. Park Ave. S. 646-476-7217 atoboynyc.com

Edda Bar

47 S. 5th St., nr. Wythe Ave., Williamsburg 929-337-6792 askanyc.com

SOMETIMES AT RESTAURANTS, as in life, the best things are free. Take, for instance, bread—not always free these days, but occasionally great. We’re also reminded of the attention-grabbing amuse bouche. Or the miniature sweet some restaurants give you in lieu of dessert. And then there’s the Italian joint where the meal begins with terrific antipasti, no charge, then goes downhill from

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from New York Magazine

New York Magazine4 min read
Wedding Party
FATHER OF THE BRIDE VAMPIRE WEEKEND. SONY MUSIC. GROWING UP MEANS mellowing out. You reach a point in your 30s when the reckless habits and patterns of your 20s become impossible to maintain. Either you get wise to the changing rhythms of your bra
New York Magazine22 min read
Los Angeles Fire Season Is Beginning Again. And It Will Never End.
YOU COULD SEE THE SMOKE FROM SPACE. The plume from last November’s Woolsey fire swept out toward Catalina and into the Pacific beyond by the same Santa Ana winds that had carried the flames all the way down the Malibu mountainside to the beach. The a
New York Magazine5 min read
An Education
THE SOUVENIR DIRECTED BY JOANNA HOGG. A24. R. THE BRITISH writer-director Joanna Hogg has the courage of her incoherence. Her scaffolding is shaky and her vantage often oblique. She cuts from foggy panoramas to tight close-ups with no evident patt