It's been five years since Jackson Diner moved from its cramped original location to spacious new digs further down 74th Street. Unfortunately, the new space was disconcertingly modernistic, much of the friendly staff departed, and the food a pale shadow of its former self. Annual checks have shown little improvement, although I've always found the lunch buffet a good deal, on the supposition that, out of a dozen dishes, two or three are... More >>>
By photo: Tara Engberg
Aim higher: ginger, garlic, and awesome hotness at Bombay Harbour.