Sponsored Post: 10 Picks for NYC Restaurant Week

<br/>Veteran <strong>Delmonico’s</strong> takes you back in history as New York City’s oldest restaurant. This 20 year NYC Restaurant Week veteran invented classic American dishes like the famous Baked Alaska, Lobster Newberg (originally called Lobster Wenberg) and Eggs Benedict.

Via Delmonico's

<br/>The <strong>Firebird Russian Restaurant</strong> brings the grandiose feeling of an old St. Petersburg mansion to Times Square. Stop in and check out the three-story eatery adorned with antiques, old photographs, china, crystal, and much more. Stay for the delicious Chicken Kiev and Bananas Foster.

Via Firebird Russian Restaurant

<br/>Top Chef season one winner Harold Dieterle serves up contemporary Thai cuisine at <strong>Kin Shop</strong>. Patrons rave about the braised goat Massaman.

Via Kin Shop

<br/><strong>The Russian Tea Room</strong>’s name speaks for itself. This restaurant celebrates more than 80 years of longevity housing some of New York’s most defining cultural moments. Check out this elite restaurant that opened its doors in 1927 and has also been a 20-year participant in NYC Restaurant Week.

Via The Russian Tea Room

<br/>If a breathtaking midtown view in an elegant dining room is what you are seeking this summer, look no further than <strong>Water’s Edge</strong>. This is the perfect spot for a romantic date or special celebration.

Via Water's Edge

<br/><strong>Benchmark</strong> in Park Slope features a New American menu focused on pasture-raised animals and locally grown produce; and enjoys a lovely outdoor setting.

Via Benchmark

<br/><strong>The Dutch</strong>: Stop in to Andrew Carmellini’s new Sullivan Street digs for a twist on traditional American comfort food.

Via Seg Fault's flickr.

<br/><strong>La Mar Cebicheria</strong>: Be sure to sample the renowned ceviche at this Peruvian hotspot.

Via La Mar Cebicheria

<br/>Visit New York staple <strong>Gotham Bar &amp; Grill</strong> who opened its doors back in 1984 and continues to be one of New York’s most coveted restaurants. This Greenwich Village staple has also been participating in NYC Restaurant Week for the past 20 years.

Via Gotham Bar and Grill

<br/>Danny Meyer’s newest restaurant, the <strong>North End Grill</strong>, is located on the ground level of the Conrad Hotel. It will surely deliver the stellar food you’ve come to expect from Meyer.

Via North End Grill