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Stardust Lounge at Maison O

98 Kenmare St between Centre & Lafayette Sts

Maison O is more than just a hip restaurant on Kenmare Street, but actually four spaces in one. Windows are obscured, neon lights shimmer, and old-school Japanese movie posters set the slightly noir... Read More


The Room

144 Sullivan St near Prince St
(212) 477-2102

Need a intimate spot in Soho for a romantic date & some drinks? Head to The Room, where classic rock music is background noise for cozying up to a new love interest over some brews and good... Read More


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


Fanelli Cafe

94 Prince St at Mercer
(212) 226-9412

Fanelli’s has outlived any other tavern in the neighborhood (since 1922 in fact), and for good reason, as a beer and burger here can never disappoint. Try to impress an old friend who thinks... Read More


Mother’s Ruin

18 Spring between Mott & Elizabeth St
(433) 756-8526

Tucked away on Spring Street in Nolita, Mother’s Ruin has already earned serious watering-hole cred. With a star-studded line up of bartenders, the cocktail menu (a chalk board above the bar) is... Read More


Upstairs at Cipriani Downtown

376 W. Broadway, New York, NY (Spring & Prince Sts.)

After inventing the Bellini, serving celebrities from Truman Capote to Jay-Z for more than 80 years, and building a multi-million dollar empire through their family-owned and operated restaurants and... Read More


Lucky Strike

59 Grand St., New York, NY (West Broadway & Wooster St.)

Step into this 1989-established Keith McNally dining room, and you might feel like you’ve entered a friend’s house – provided that your friend loves French film and well-worn antiques. A décor... Read More