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Russ & Daughters Cafe

Russ & Daughters Cafe

127 Orchard St. Rivington and Delancey Sts.
212-475-4881

Russ & Daughters Cafe is located on Orchard Street, a few blocks from the still perennially-packed takeout shop. For the first time in a century, smoked salmon hounds can sit down and enjoy... Read More

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Jack’s Wife Freda

244 Lafayette St between Spring and Kenmare Sts
(212) 510-8550

Jack’s Wife Freda is a comfortable, casual eatery that is pleasantly buzzing (if not totally jammed) almost any time of day. Husband-wife owners Dean and Maya Jankelowitz wanted it this way: their... Read More

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Sant Ambroeus – Soho

265 Lafayette St at Prince St
(212) 966-2770

Certain restaurants, much like people, possess the gift of never being out of fashion. Sant Ambroeus is among these. Since the original opened in 1936 in Milan, then made its way to Madison Avenue in... Read More

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

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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

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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

Estela

Estela

47 E. Houston St at Mulberry St
(212) 219-7693

Estela falls into that appealing new class of restaurants that turn out fine-dining caliber fare, minus the upscale fussiness: no foams or tweezered microgreen garnishes, no thick draperies creating... Read More