The New North

The eatery swapped its tiny West Side space for a more mainstream location, but it's still a hipster at heart.

Our picks include a whole fish and sesame noodles.

Comfort Food at Cook and Dagger

You'll forget all about its unpolished decor after a single, satisfying bite.

Chef Chris Kattawar transfigures familiar plates — Bolognese with fist-sized ricotta gnocchi; fried chicken with Texas toast — with ease.

Indian Cuisine Shines at Dabbawala Lunchbox

This small Indian restaurant looks unassuming on the outside, but its dishes are anything but ho-hum.

Every dish at Dabbawala Lunchbox is surprising: unexpected texture, nuanced spice, an adherence to culture that tastes less like tradition and more like artwork.