Large, juicy burgers are made from grass-fed beef and topped or sided with pickles, beer-soaked caramelized onions, organic peanut butter and other local additions. D (nightly), Brunch (Sat & Sun).

Wild ink

The new 5,800-square-foot restaurant and bar in Hudson Yards, with views of the Hudson River, The Vessel and The Shed, an arts center, serves an Asian-influenced menu. Smaller plates, which are meant for sharing, include seared diver scallops, while main courses include Arctic char and Japanese risotto. There are dim sum offerings, too. L & D (daily), Brunch (Sa & Su).

William's Restaurant

A Wall Street staple serves short rib ravioli with fresh horseradish, lobster and shrimp cannelloni and pastrami-spiced Atlantic salmon in its elegant room, and classic martinis in the circular bar, where they can watch the day’s quotes flicker by. B & D (daily), L (Mon-Fri).

Wo Hop

Established in 1938, this subterranean Cantonese joint is a popular NYC late-night hangout, staying open 24 hours a day and serving roasted duck lo mein, vegetable chow fun, chicken with oyster sauce over rice and other classic dishes. For those seeking less "buzz" and more intimacy, a dining room is available upstairs. L & D (daily). $

Wolfgang's Steakhouse

Large portions of USDA-prime dry-aged steaks, plus wild salmon, grilled yellowfin tuna and lobster (broiled or steamed), are served in the flagship’s dramatic dining room with its vaulted blue and white tile ceilings by Rafael Guastavino.

L & D (daily)

Woodpecker by David Burke

Celebrity chef/entrepeneur David Burke offers his signature specialties—bacon clothesline; hay-smoked lamb chops—in an airy space with a long, winding bar and late-night happy hour food specials. L & D (daily). 

World Yacht

Diners sail around New York City on furnished, fully equipped luxury boats, taking in the spectacular skyline while supping on Chef Denis Weeks’ seasonal cuisine. L (Sat), D (nightly) & brunch (Sun). $$$

Yakitori Totto

Fermented salmon and flame-pickled mackeral kindle diners’ appetites for the 30-plus namesake skewered menu items, including scallops, pork neck and miso eggplant. L (Mon-Fri), D (nightly).

Yaso Tangbao

Savory Shanghai street-foods—pan-fried baos; sticky rice dumplings; sweet and sour pork ribs—served all day in a modern and casual bi-level space, three blocks from Grand Central Terminal. B, L & D (daily). 

Yonah Shimmel's Knish Bakery

This knishery started with a pushcart in 1890 and has been operating in the same space since 1910. Knishes—from traditional to creative (jalapeño and cheddar) to sweet (cherry with cream)—are served up fresh and hot all day at this Lower East Side institution. B, L & D (daily). $


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