New York is a crazy busy place and the same applies when it comes to the restaurants of the city. There are hundreds of new openings every year across New York and trying to stay on top of the best can be tricky.
One man who does one of the best jobs of keeping up to date on new openings in the area is New York Times writer Pete Wells.
Wells is the restaurant critic for the paper and spends his time relentlessly pursuing the most exciting dining experiences New York has to offer.
In a recent piece, Wells offers up his selection of 10 of the best restaurants of 2016 in New York.
Below you can see which places made the cut and be sure to visit the New York Times to read Wells’s take on each one.
1. Le Coucou
3. Mr. Donahue’s
4. Le Coq Rico
7. Hao Noodle and Tea by Madam Zhu’s Kitchen
8. Günter Seeger NY
10. Llama Inn