'Esca' on Serious Eats

Where to Eat Near Times Square (Our Updated Guide)

Two years ago we shared our picks for where to eat near Times Square, the focal point of New York's tourist economy and home to many a chain mega-restaurant. But amid the mammoth TGI Friday's and Guy Fieri's 500-seat restaurant, you'll find plenty of quality places for a quick bite, a casual lunch, or a full sit-down meal. This guide covers the picks from our original guide, plus our new favorite spots we've encountered since July 2011. More

Patti Lupone, Restaurant Critic?

Photograph by Ethan Hill from pattilupone.net Actress Patti Lupone ("Gypsy," "Evita") weighs in on her favorite theater district restaurant Esca in the New York Post: "It's open after the theater. It has an Italian flavor, and it's primarily a fish... More

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