Modern French. French bistro classics, from hanger steak with mushrooms and fingerling potatoes to branzino Provençal, can be paired with international wines. D (nightly), Brunch (Sa & Su). $$$ 200 Lenox Ave., at W. 120th St., 646.756.4154.
Italian/American. NYC’s newest Olive Garden location offers its unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks to start the meal, with entrées such as crispy chicken ravioli supremo and sausage stuffed jumbo ravioli. L& D (daily). $$ 100 W. 125th St., at Malcolm X Blvd., 917.534.7937; 2 Times Sq., btw W. 47th & W. 48th sts., 212.333.3254; 92-10 59th Ave., at 92nd St., Elmhurst, Queens, 718.458.0549; 505 Gateway Dr., Brooklyn, 718.348.1071.
SOLOMON & KUFF
Caribbean. Caribbean fare (herb- grilled whole Atlantic porgy), craft cocktails and a wide selection of rums in a space modeled after an upscale tiki hut, with palm plants, mixed wood walls and barrels installed over the bar. D ( Tu-Su), Brunch (Sa & Su). $$$ 2331 12th Ave., at W. 133rd St., 212.939.9443.