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The Box

189 Chrystie St between Stanton & Rivington Sts
917-280-5977 (Reservations); 212-982-9301 (Office)

A defunct twenties sign factory was transformed into an ‘intimate Hammerstein Ballroom’, thanks to Serge Becker (La Esquina, 205) joining forces with theater folk Richard Kimmel, Randy Weiner,... Read More

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Pegu Club

77 W. Houston St between West Broadway and Wooster Sts
(212) 473-7348

The Pegu Club on Houston Street is not the first bar by that name. In the early 1800s, British army captains set up a gentleman’s club in Rangoon called Pegu Club, and its renown stretched far over... Read More

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Experimental Cocktail Club

191 Chrystie St between Stanton and Rivington Sts

New Yorkers are now used to a culture that promotes cocktails with ten-odd ingredients, prepared by men who measure the potions like chemists. Over in Paris, though, the idea was still a novelty. A... Read More

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Sel Rrose

1 Delancey St at Bowery

Kristin Vincent is a pioneer in the south-of-Delancey no man’s land near the Bowery with her latest venture, oyster and cocktail bar Sel Rrose. An homage to both early-20th-century Paris and the... Read More

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Westway

75 Clarkson St., New York, NY (@ Washington St.)
212.620.0101
www.westway.com

Just before the Hudson River on a desolate strip of the West Side Highway, a historically debaucherous venue once known as The West Side Gentleman’s Club has been commandeered by one of... Read More

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Anotheroom

249 West Broadway, New York, NY (@ Beach St)
212.226.1418
www.anotheroomtribeca.com

Anotheroom is a TriBeCa-area offshoot of Craig Weiss’ line of beer and wine bars that include The Room in SoHo and The Otheroom in the West Village. The dimly-lit space serves as the perfect place... Read More

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Peasant Wine Bar

194 Elizabeth St., New York, NY (Spring & Prince Sts.)
212.965.9511
www.peasantnyc.com

This intimate underground lair is anything but surface-level. Descend the stairs and the European wine-cellar vibe immediately wipes the busy NoLIta streets above from memory. The exposed wood beams,... Read More