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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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’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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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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Pig & Khao

68 Clinton Between Rivington and Stanton St
(212) 920-4485

Colorful, fun, authentic, and cozy – these are the words that come to mind when describing Pig & Khao, the latest Southeast Asian restaurant to grace the Lower East Side. Fatty Crew... 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

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The Leadbelly

14 Orchard St (Orchard & Canal)
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Opened by the guys behind Fat Radish (nearly directly across the street) The Leadbelly has hung its hat on the neverending list of oysterhouses that have sprung up on the lower east side. While we... Read More

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Katz’s Delicatessen

205 E. Houston St., New York, NY (@ Ludlow St.)
212.254.2246
www.katzdeli.com

Established in 1888, Katz’s is the real-deal, kosher-style New York delicatessen. By upholding a rare tradition of meat preparation and preservation predating refrigeration, their stalwart methods... Read More

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Freemans

191 Chrystie St. New York, NY (end of Freeman Alley)
212.420.0012
www.freemansrestaurant.com

Hipster restaurant impresarios William Tigertt and Taavo Somer had a vision when they discovered Freeman’s Alley: in the abandoned backstreet they imagined a restaurant as secret hideaway. And so... Read More