UPPER EAST SIDE+ UPPER WEST SIDE
CAFE FIORELLO Italian.
Antipasti selections, signature thin- crust pizzas, daily caught seafood and Roman classics are served in a pretty, wood-walled dining
room. L (M- F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa & Su). $$$
1900 Broadway, btw W. 63rd & W. 64th sts., 212.595.5330. ERMINIA Italian.
This longtime Upper East Side staple serves Roman recipes in a romantic, woodwalled setting. Specialty dishes include homemade spaghetti with thinly sliced veal, olives and capers, and swordfish sautéed with onions, raisins, pine nuts and vinegar. D (nightly). $$$
250 E. 83rd St., btw Second & Third aves., 212.879.4284. GRÜNAUER BISTRO Austrian.
Traditional Austrian/ Viennese dishes such as Hungarian beef goulash and Tafelspitz (root vegetables, creamed spinach, Viennese rösti potato, apple horseradish), complemented by an impressive Austrian wine list and live piano music Th-Sa 9:30 pm. D (M-Sa). $$$ 1578 First Ave., at E. 82nd St., 212.988.1077. PORTER HOUSE NEW YORK Steak House.
USDA 28- day dry-aged beef served in a sleek haunt, with seasonal specialties like the LaFreidaUrbani black truffle burger: a braised Pat LaFreida short-rib patty custom-blended with Urbani black truffles, topped with Fontina cheese and red onion jam, served on a brioche roll. L& D (daily). $$$$
10 Columbus Circle, 4th fl., btw W. 58th & W. 60th sts., 212.823.9500. SUGAR FACTORY Contemporary American. Diners mix savory and sweet at Sugar Factory, where chocolate- covered popcorn waffle cone ice cream shakes can be paired with housemade monster burgers. Sweet cocktails run the gamut on a huge drinks list. B, L& D (daily), Brunch (Sa & Su). $$
1991 Broadway, btw W. 67th & W. 68th sts., 212.414.8700; 835 Washington St. btw Little W. 12th & W.13th sts., 212.414.8700; 700 Eighth Ave., btw W. 44th & W. 45th sts., 646.954.5411.