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Gottino

Gottino

52 Greenwich Ave near Perry St
(212) 633-2590

Great food, great wine, and thoughtful service add up to something much more than a typical wine bar prototype at Gottino in the West Village. Chef Jody Williams christened her small, elegant space... Read More

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Boqueria

171 Spring St between W Broadway & Thompson Sts
(212) 343.4255

Boqueria is a local tapas joint, offering small plates and tastings of imported ingredients like jamón Serrano and Catalonian goat’s milk cheese. There’s a twelve-seat marble bar lining the... Read More

AMERICAN-CUT

American Cut

363 Greenwich St. near Franklin St
(212) 226-4736
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Marc Forgione’s newest venture is American Cut, a high-end steakhouse with a dark, masculine aesthetic on Greenwich Street. A comfortable and expansive space with impressive service and... Read More

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Diner

Brooklyn - 85 Broadway at Berry St
(718) 486-3077

Another addition to the Andrew Tarlow family of restaurants & markets is Diner, the neighbor of Marlow & Sons in Williamsburg. Started in 1998, Diner has done Brooklyn fare right long before... Read More

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Minetta Tavern

113 MacDougal Street West 3rd and Bleecker St
(212) 475-3850

The historic Minetta Tavern has had a host of identities over the years, from speakeasy to hangout for literary notables including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, and e.e.... Read More

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Maison Premiere

Brooklyn - 298 Bedford Ave between South 1st and Grand St
(347) 335-0446

The real draws at this Williamsburg hotspot from La Barricou’s Joshua Boissy are the absinthe and oysters, despite delicious dinner and weekend brunch menus. A U-shaped marble bar frames the... Read More

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Five Leaves

Brooklyn - 18 Bedford Ave at Lorimer St
718-383-5345

Brought to fruition thanks to the estate of late actor Heath Ledger, a friend of owner Jud Mongell, this café in Greenpoint has a casual vibe with nautical décor, and homey Australian accented... Read More

RUBYS

Ruby’s Cafe

219 Mulberry St between Spring & Prince Sts
(212) 925-5755

Ruby’s Cafe is located in the heart of Nolita on Mulberry Street, an inviting intimate space that provides some unforgettable fare and a great casual dining experience. Ruby’s prides itself on... Read More