A corner booth at Balthazar
with a pot of coffee and
a basket of pastries.
Is there any other
restaurant experience guaranteed to bring such consistent satisfaction?
you can also count on a dirty martini with steak frites just down the road at
, which has been pulling in crowds for decades. Of course, there’s also the
pretty promise of spring rolls and somebodies at Indochine
, or the fabulous, fresh-squeezed breakfast feast at Norma’s at Le Parker Meridien
. These are a few of our favorite cult restaurants — ones that have been around
forever, are justifiably famous, and aging ever so gracefully.
But, what's New York’s next wave of timeless restaurants with a long line of devotees? Which cool-kid, yum-factor food crushes will endure
the city's ever-changing culinary scene? See our predictions for the next crop of cult classics ahead.