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Wallflower

Wallflower

235 W 12th St near Greenwich Ave

Some of our favorite places these days span that nebulous territory between bar and restaurant: now there’s Wallflower in the West Village, a collaboration between Xavier Herit, a longtime head... Read More

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The River Cafe

Brooklyn - 1 Water St between Furman & Everit Sts
(718) 522-5200

The River Café is a Brooklyn staple that offers diners gorgeous views of the Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline from its position under the Brooklyn Bridge, and has recently reopened after... 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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Comodo

58 MacDougal St near Houston St
(646) 370-4477

Comodo’s website tagline is “New York with an accent. Latin American inspired. Local by heart.” You can tell that the husband-and-wife team of Felipe Donnelly and Tamy Rofe have embraced their... Read More

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La Sirene

558 Broome St near Varick St
(212) 925-3061
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La Sirène is a little French bistro hidden away near the entrance to the Holland Tunnel. The twist? A $1 Monday & Tuesday corkage-fee BYOB with a welcoming staff that makes one feel at home in... Read More

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Maison Premiere

Brooklyn - 298 Bedford Ave between South 1st and Grand St
(347) 335-0446

The real draws at this Williamsburg hotspot from La Barricou’s Joshua Boissy are the absinthe and oysters, despite delicious dinner and weekend brunch menus. A U-shaped marble bar frames 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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Del Posto

85 10th Ave at West 15th St
(212) 497-8090

Del Posto is the swanky Meatpacking District dining destination of Mario Batali’s restaurant empire. Promising a “true Italian trattoria experience,” Del Posto offers... Read More