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Chicane

430 Broome St at Crosby St
(212) 226-5999

Named after the snaking roads of the Monte Carlo Grand Prix, Chicane divides its menu between traditional and nouveau takes on coastal Gallic fare. The 75-seat eatery is outfitted with curved... 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

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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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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

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Rosemary’s

18 Greenwich Avenue New York, NY 10011 (West 10th & Greenwich Ave.)
212.647.1818
http://rosemarysnyc.com

Enter another West Village ‘go to’ – a bustling, warm and open restaurant with fresh food that comes as no surprise, chef Wade Moises, who honed his craft at Mario Batali’s... Read More

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Rao’s

455 E 114th St., New York, NY (@ Pleasant Ave.)
212.722.6709
www.raos.com

Shorthand for Rao’s Specialty Foods, Rao’s is renowned for its jukebox, quirky decor, unmatched hospitality and most of all, exquisitely simple Italian cooking. With a seating handicap of... Read More

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Lupa

170 Thompson St., New York, NY (West Houston & Bleecker Sts.)
212.982.5089
www.luparestaurant.com

Lupa was the third restaurant for the wildly successful Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich duo. Billing itself as an “Osteria Romana,” this casual restaurant with a warm and lively atmosphere is... Read More

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Il Buco

47 Bond St., New York, NY (Bowery & Lafayette St.)
212.533.1932
www.ilbuco.com

Il Buco began its life in the 90’s as an antique shop, selling dishware, copper pots, chairs and paintings collected from Mediterranean travels. At one point, the owners started serving midday... Read More