According to the Paris Review, the power lunch is considered a NY institution; a tradition that dates back to the 1830s, when New Yorkers with substantial social, political and financial clout, were able to sit down and enjoy the luxury of time over a decadent lunch. The history of the power lunch aside, today's New Yorkers still appreciate the chance to exchange ideas, and make their presence known over a mid-day meal. Check out some of our favorite destinations (both classic and new), where you'll be sure to impress your lunch companion.