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Carbone

181 Thompson St. between Houston and Bleecker
(212) 254-3000

The most recent product from Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi’s restaurant group is Carbone, which opened to rave reviews by the most discerning food critics in the city. The restaurant pays homage... Read More

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Sant Ambroeus – Soho

265 Lafayette St at Prince St
(212) 966-2770

Certain restaurants, much like people, possess the gift of never being out of fashion. Sant Ambroeus is among these. Since the original opened in 1936 in Milan, then made its way to Madison Avenue in... Read More

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Diner

85 Broadway at Berry St
(718) 486-3077

Another addition to the Andrew Tarlow family of restaurants & markets is Diner, the neighbor of Marlow & Sons in Williamsburg. Started in 1998, Diner has done Brooklyn fare right long before... Read More

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Maison Premiere

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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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

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Estela

47 E. Houston St at Mulberry St
(212) 219-7693

Estela falls into that appealing new class of restaurants that turn out fine-dining caliber fare, minus the upscale fussiness: no foams or tweezered microgreen garnishes, no thick draperies creating... Read More

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Uncle Boons

7 Spring St between Elizabeth & Bowery
(646) 370-6650

Thai flavors are usually singular in the US, but Uncle Boons owners and Per Se veterens Matt Danzer & Ann Redding have gone for balanced and holistic flavors that are a unifying mix. The... Read More

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Roberta’s

261 Moore Street, Brooklyn
(718) 417-1118

Is Bushwick becoming the new Williamsburg? Look no further than Roberta’s for proof – It’s the most unpretentious pizza and beer joint in the neighborhood that has foodies from... Read More