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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

Il Mulino

Il Mulino

86 W 3rd St between Thompson & Sullivan Sts
(212) 673-3783

Though Il Mulino New York now has a dozen locations around the country, and even the globe, their downtown location is the original. The vibe here is Old World; black-suited Italian waitstaff are... Read More

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Louie and Chan

303 Broome St between Forsyth & Eldridge Sts
(212) 837-2816

Louie and Chan is a familial yet unexpected restaurant-venue hybrid on the Lower East Side in the heart of Chinatown. The inconspicuous-looking space holds a bustling trattoria, a private dining... Read More

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L’asso

192 Mott St at Kenmare St
(212) 219-2353

L’asso is arguably one of the best amongst a variety of authentic Italian joints in Little Italy when it comes to pizza – and with over 23 types of pies, you can’t go wrong. Reservations are... Read More

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Melibea

2 Bank St at Greenwhich Ave
(212) 463-0090

Irreverence is on the menu at Spanish chef Jesus Nunez’s restaurant, Melibea. Nunez has taken the tomato, an indispensable staple of his native soil and prepared it every which way – dried,... Read More

FivePoints

Five Points

31 Great Jones St between Lafayette St & Bowery
212-253-5700

“Every neighborhood needs a place with a good bar, a serious kitchen, and zero pretensions,” and according to the forces behind NoHo mainstay Five Points, their establishment is exactly... Read More

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Joe’s Shanghai Restaurant

9 Pell St near Bowery
212-233-8888

At Joe’s Shanghai Restaurant, an unassuming spot in the heart of Chinatown, the dumplings are freshly made to order. Xiao long bao, or “little dumplings in the basket,” originated in... Read More

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Bottino

246 10th Ave at W 24th St
(212) 206-6766

Chelsea is the land of a thousand galleries, but when all these painting purveyors need a place to nosh, Bottino is the only spot. The cafe is known as “The Cheers of the Art World,” and... Read More