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Blue Hill

75 Washington Place between 6th Avenue and Macdougal Street
(212) 539-1776
bluehillfarm.com

While Blue Hill at Stone Barns, located 45 minutes north of New York, is an internationally renowned foodie destination, eschewing farm-to-table and bringing the table straight to the farm, lesser... Read More

Claudette

Claudette

24 5th Avenue between 9th and 10th Sts.
212-868-2424
claudettenyc.com

The folks at Claudette (who are also behind Rosemary’s and Bobo) deserve applause for having given fresh life to a frequently shuttered address;  transforming it into a light filled, airy space... Read More

Daruma Ya

Daruma-Ya

428 Greenwich St. Laight & Vestry Sts.
(212) 274-0428
www.darumaya-nyc.com

This former Greenwich Grill space is home to one Tribeca’s finest soba izakaya, Daruma-Ya. The menu features modern Japanese small dishes, all built to be shared by the table, as well as handmade... Read More

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Sushi Nakazawa

23 Commerce St between 7th Ave & Bedford St
(212) 924-2212

Sushi Nakazawa, the namesake West Village haunt of Chef Daisuke Nakazawa, is an instant-hit with both sushi aficionados and novices alike. Nakazawa is a protégé of sushi master Jiro Ono, and was... Read More

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Empellon Taqueria

230 W 4th St at W 10th St
(212) 367-0999

Alex Stupak opened Empellon because he thinks, quite simply, that “Mexican cooking is awesome.” He opened the doors to his taqueria with the intention of treating tacos with a high level of... Read More

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Charlie Bird

5 King St between 6th Ave & Macdougal St
(212) 235-7133

You might expect a restaurant named for saxophone great Charlie “Bird” Parker to have a jazz soundtrack – but at Charlie Bird in Soho, you’d be mistaken. Instead, classic hip-hop rules the... 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

Atera

Atera

77 Worth St between Church St. and Broadway
(212) 226-1444
ateranyc.com

Some of the city’s most serious food is being served in this tiny, tucked-away Tribeca restaurant.  You’re probably aware of this as you’ve made your reservation far in advance, after all. The... Read More