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Russ & Daughters Cafe

127 Orchard St. Rivington and Delancey Sts.
212-475-4881

Russ & Daughters Cafe is located on Orchard Street, a few blocks from the still perennially-packed takeout shop. For the first time in a century, smoked salmon hounds can sit down and enjoy... 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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Mission Cantina

172 Orchard St at Stanton St
(212) 254-2233

Mission Cantina has the feel of a neighborhood place, a casual spot to have a beer and a few tacos and maybe something that will surprise you – after all, this is Danny Bowien’s Mexican-inspired... Read More

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Gemma

335 Bowery at 3rd St
(212) 505-9100

Gemma is the charming Italian brasserie connected to the Bowery Hotel. See and be seen in their outdoor seating area, or enjoy the rustic chic of the bustling indoors with a menu that reflects... Read More

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’inoteca

98 Rivington St at Ludlow St
(212) 614-0473

‘inoteca’s casual, generally mobbed spot on Rivington Street is the Lower East Side capital of Italian style small-plate dining. Expect antipasti, tramezzini (a type of Viennese equivalent of... Read More

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Momofuku Ko

163 1st Ave between 10th & 11th Sts

At the smallest of the Momofuku restaurants, Ko (which means “son of,”) guests sit along a kitchen counter and are served by the cooks. Due to the size and intimacy of the space, Ko only... Read More

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Gentleman Farmer

40 Rivington St between Forsythe & Eldridge St
(212) 677-2172

Gentleman Farmer’s eclectic menu is comprised of many unique meats such as bison ribs and ostrich steaks, as well as smaller delights such as curried snails and foie gras torchon. Head here for... Read More

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Mission Chinese

154 Orchard Street
(212) 529 8800

**CLOSED TEMPORARILY** The only way you’ll be able to spot the unassuming NYC outpost of Danny Bowien’s groundbreaking San Fran Chinese joint is by the giant queue in the middle of a... Read More