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Contra

138 Orchard St near Rivington St
(212) 466 4633

Contra, the hidden gem on an untraveled stretch of Orchard Street in the Lower East Side, is a new-American tasting menu destination. Unlike other precious tasting menus around town, this five-course... Read More

Atera

Atera

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

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

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Bistro Les Amis

180 Spring St at Thompson St
(212) 226-8645

Within walking distance of the Soho Grand, Bistro Les Amis provides everything one can want from a dining experience: friendly service, comfortable atmosphere and mouth-watering delights from start... Read More

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Motorino Pizza

349 E 12th St between 1st & 2nd Aves
(212) 777-2644

“Pizza is our business” is the motto of Motorino Pizza. Since they originally opened in Brooklyn, they’ve expanded their business to the East Village. They’ve achieved immense... Read More

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BONDST

6 Bond St near Lafayette St
(212) 777-2500

BONDST provides fresh, exciting Japanese offerings in a cooler than cool setting surrounded by beautiful waiters and diners alike. The ground floor houses the lounge, an intimate space with its own... Read More

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La Sirene

558 Broome St near Varick St
(212) 925-3061

La Sirène is a little French bistro hidden away near the entrance to the Holland Tunnel. The twist? Corkage-free BYOB with a welcoming staff that makes one feel at home in the tiny space.  The duck... Read More

Hearth

Hearth

403 E 12th St at 1st Ave
(646) 602-1300

Hearth promises “modern food rooted in the classical cooking of Tuscany,” and delivers in spades. Chef Marco Canora’s Tuscan-American East Village foodie mecca offers delicious fare from a... Read More

Blanca

Blanca

261 Moore St at Bogart St
(347) 799-2807

Blanca, the fashionable Bushwick tasting room that opened on the grounds of Roberta’s in Brooklyn, is the brainchild of the formerly anonymous chef Carlo Mirarchi, who, along with two partners, has... Read More