NYC Cozy Wintertime Restaurants

New York City becomes magical during the winter with all of the holiday lights adorning trees, street lights, and buildings. Some restaurants even transform their décor to create a perfect winter ambiance. If you want to find a unique winter oasis with great food and spirited drinks, keep on reading! Below, we have noted some of the best restaurants that embrace this wintertime spirit easy to reach from Glenwood buildings whether you are uptown or downtown.

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Torrisi Italian Specialties’ Downtown Restaurant: Parm NYC

One of our favorite meals of 2010 was the mega-course miracle at Torrisi Italian Specialties on Mulberry Street, a feast of old school dishes given the exact-right update, or twist. The opportunity to indulge in a Torrisi binge hasn't presented itself since then (the wait for table in the tiny, no-reservation room is long; the price is totally worth it, but it's not cheap), we were able to stop into the new Torrisi-casual Parm on a couple of recent evenings, and are already completely smitten. Running out of the same kitchen as Torrisi NYC (so, no surprise, the food is fantastic), Parm NYC has an inexpensive, appealing menu; friendly, first-rate service; and a terrific 1980s hip-hop-heavy soundtrack. Chances are high that we will become regulars at the downtown restaurant Parm's luncheonette-esque counter. 

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