One of the great things about NY chefs is there continuous outpouring of generosity, not only to local food charities but to global causes. Owner Philippe Massoud of ilili, in the Flatiron district declared January 24 Haiti Dine Out Night in NYC. Ten percent of sales will go to as-yet-undecided Haiti relief charities. Plus, they’re asking servers to give 5 percent of their tips from that night.
Here is a link from Grub Street, but a recent news report said there are already 37 restuaronts on the list.
Hearth and Boqueria are great choices and I’ve been meaning to check out Knife + Fork.