10. Bonus: Sushi Burger, Redeye Grill
Located right across the street from Carnegie Hall, Redeye Grill on 890 7th Avenue is an American restaurant and brasserie serving up dishes from Korean fried chicken and Japanese mushroom hot pots to lobster truffle mac and cheese and steak tacos. Several years ago, it created the off-menu and incredibly photogenic “Sushi Burger,” made with two rice buns, tuna, seaweed salad, seaweed leaves, avocado, and spicy mayo.
Due to its success, the Sushi Burger recently earned a spot on Redeye’s regular dinner and lunch menus where it can be made with either white or black rice. Even though it’s now available to all customers and has lost that secret, off-menu charm, the burger is still a rare find in the city and definitely worth a try!
For more hidden gems and other good eats, check out this speakeasy hidden behind an Upper East Side ice cream shop or 10 of the best farm-to-table restaurants in NYC. This article has been put together by Catherine Foley and Susan Xu.