Hanoi House from Stephen Starr alums Ben Lowell and Sara Leveen is a perennial favorite with its nod to traditional Vietnamese dishes with some cheffy touches, from a 16-hour broth for the classic beef pho to the filet mignon in the shaking beef. Dining outdoors is not uncommon in Vietnam, and we’re happy to have this option here.
The East Village offers something for everyone whether you’re hungry for vegan Sichuanese or pierogi. While going out to restaurants and bars in 2020 is different—there’s no indoor eating or drinking for the time being—outdoor dining is all the rage. Luckily, the East Village continues to offer its wide array of cuisines you can enjoy on New York’s sidewalks and streets.