Benoit New York: Alain Ducasse’s upscale French bistro, modeled after the Paris original, serves up classic fare.
Buvette New York: Popular, quaint bistro offering a French small-plates menu at breakfast, lunch & dinner (till 2 AM).
Petite Boucherie Union Square: Bistro for dry-aged steaks & other French fare, with a bar that’s strong on absinthe.
The Harold: Two-story quaint, modern eatery turning out elevated American & international fare, plus cocktails.
Mike’s Bistro: Warm, white-tablecloth eatery offering a kosher menu with Italian influences in wood-hued environs.