In a place as big and bustling as New York City, you won't always find gracious service, a properly stiff drink, and attention to the small details that add up to a memorable dining experience. But some bars and restaurants nail that old-world style, with top-notch service and comfort. They take reservations, honor your reservation when you arrive on time, and don’t push you out the door when your glass nears empty. Here are 10 watering holes and restaurants in New York City where white tablecloths reign, and classics are updated for modern palates.
by Jessica Colley