‘Garden to Table’ in Gotham City

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 The restaurant grows its own microgreens and herbs on the roof to ensure that patrons enjoy the freshest produce in town.

ABC Cocina
38 East 19th Street
New York, NY 10003
www.abccocinanyc.com
(212) 677-2233

Ambiance
Jean Georges’ Latin spin-off of ABC Kitchen features exposed brick, seductive lighting and eclectic ornamentation that transport diners straight to Barcelona. Mismatched chandeliers (Yes, they’re for sale!) hover above the dimly-lit space. The restaurant grows its own microgreens and herbs on the roof to ensure that patrons enjoy the freshest produce in town.

What to eat
Sugar snap pea salad with citrus dressing and housemade sour cream ($10)
Slow-cooked halibut with a stew of spring onions, carrots and saffron ($22)

What to Drink
ABC Cocina classic margarita ($13)

Sweet Tooth
Soft and crunchy almond cake with blood orange and sour cherry sorbet ($8)

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Bell Book & Candle
141 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10014
www.bbandcnyc.com
(212) 414-2355

Ambience
Located beneath a busy intersection in the West Village, this underground establishment serves new American fare in a rustic and tavern-esque setting. With plush banquette seating, dark wooden floors, and cavernous ceilings, it’s the ideal setting for a romantic date or celebratory dinner with friends. The impressive hydroponic rooftop garden, situated six flights above the dining room, provides patrons with fresh lettuce, vegetables and herbs all year long.

What to eat
Zucchini blossoms stuffed with goat cheese and wild mushrooms ($10)
Grilled and roasted seasonal vegetables ($18)

What to drink
BB&C rooftop mint mojito ($12)

Sweet Tooth
Strawberry rhubarb crumble ($8)

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 The sun-filled space with light brick walls and large communal wooden tables is perfect for a casual Saturday brunch.

Rosemary’s Enoteca
18 Greenwich Avenue
New York, NY 10011
www.rosemarysnyc.com
(212) 647-1818

Ambiance
Overlooking Jefferson Market Garden, this West Village eatery is a neighborhood hotspot that will forever stay trendy and chic thanks to its celebrity following. The open and airy main dining area with floor-to-ceiling windows makes patrons feel as though they are already outside, without trekking to the rooftop vegetable garden. The sun-filled space with light brick walls and large communal wooden tables is perfect for a casual Saturday brunch.

What to eat
Caprese focaccia with fresh mozzarella,
tomato and basil ($7)
Homemade cavatelli with English peas,
mint and whipped ricotta ($14)

What to drink
Prosecco on tap ($10)

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David Burke Garden
23 Grand Street
New York, NY 10013
www.davidburkekitchen.com
(212) 201-9119

Ambiance
Featuring private dining cabanas, vibrant orange umbrellas, lush foliage, and baskets of colorful silverware on each table, David Burke Garden embodies a tropical setting rather than a trendy Manhattan hotel. The spacious and lively rooftop patio (with fresh greens and herbs), offers seating for 160, making it ideal for a large social gathering. For a more intimate dining experience, reserve the 14-seat open-air chef’s table.

What to eat
Pretzel crusted crab cake ($19)
Plank roasted salmon with king oyster mushrooms, asparagus, tomato and basil ($32)

What to drink
The rabbit hunter ($15)

Sweet Tooth
Cheesecake lollipop tree ($18)

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