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It’s no secret that Pedro J Torres loves food. With a true passion that emerged from his cultural traditions from Venezuela, Pedro spreads that passion throughout this blog. Sharing things from recipes to the latest food news, any foodie can benefit from his blogging. Based in New York, Pedro now shares exciting updates about New York and the city’s upcoming Restaurant week.

New York City is a booming hub with both famous chefs and five star restaurants, as well as startups with crazy, unique menus. New York City’s Restaurant Week begins January 22nd and will extend its extravaganza throughout February 9th. Perhaps you’re a tourist that’s always wanted to visit the city, or maybe you’re a local that knows all of the best spots. Either way, you don’t want to miss out on these stellar restaurants and the dining deals of the season.

Pig & Khao
Lower East Side

Head over to the Lower East Side for some of the best Asian cuisine in all of NYC. Traditional Malaysian, Thai, Pan-Asian, and Vietnamese meals take guests on a cultural experience with each bite. Chef Leah Cohen opened Pig & Khao in 2012 with inspiration from her Filipino roots. As a notable chef in New York City, you know that this place is a must-visit during Restaurant Week.

Smoke Jazz & Supper Club
Upper West Side

The jazz scene has buzzed throughout the city of New York since the beginning of its time. Now, Smoke Jazz & Supper Club is one of the best-known jazz venues in the entire city. Serving some of the best American cuisine, you’ll want to hop and bop to the smooth tunes here as amazing musicians, quartets and more play at this very venue.

Dos Caminos SoHo
SoHo and Time Square

The true fiesta of Restaurant Week can be found right here at Dos Caminos SoHo, where a fine menu of Mexican cuisine will make your tastebuds dance. Paired with the delicious dinings, Dos Caminos has over 100 kinds of Tequila to choose from. Can you say quesadillas and guac?


If you’re environmentally conscious, the sustainable menu at Kingsley is guaranteed to please. Chef Roxanne Spruance prides this restaurant in a focus on seasonal, local ingredients. Classical French-American dishes meet an interesting juxtaposition. This landfill free restaurant has been pronounced as NYC’s “Best New Restaurant” and “Best American Restaurant” for 2017.