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JacksWifeFreda

Jack’s Wife Freda

244 Lafayette St between Spring and Kenmare Sts
(212) 510-8550

Jack’s Wife Freda is a comfortable, casual eatery that is pleasantly buzzing (if not totally jammed) almost any time of day. Husband-wife owners Dean and Maya Jankelowitz wanted it this way: their... 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

RUBYS

Ruby’s Cafe

219 Mulberry St between Spring & Prince Sts
(212) 925-5755

Ruby’s Cafe is located in the heart of Nolita on Mulberry Street, an inviting intimate space that provides some unforgettable fare and a great casual dining experience. Ruby’s prides itself on... Read More

Tacombi

Tacombi

267 Elizabeth St between E. Houston and Prince Sts
(917) 727-0179

Based on a beachside operation in Playa del Carmen, Tacombi is the go-to for tacos at any time of the day. Served out of an old Volkswagen inside a converted garage on Elizabeth Street in Nolita,... Read More

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The Butcher’s Daughter

19 Kenmare St at Elizabeth St
(212) 219-3434

The Butcher’s Daughter is a self-described “vegetable slaughter house” in Nolita that feels light, airy, and vacation-like. It’s an aura evocative of L.A., where people work and... Read More

Torrisi Italian Specialities @ 250 Mulberry St., New York, NY

Torrisi Italian Specialties

250 Mulberry St, New York, NY (@ Prince St.)
212.965.0955
www.piginahat.com

By day, Torrisi Italian Specialties is a sandwich shop on the northern edge of Little Italy.  This is noteworthy, because Torrisi is nothing quite like the tourist traps and lackluster Italian food... Read More

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Cafe Habana

17 Prince St. New York, NY @ Elizabeth St.
212.625.2001
www.cafehabana.com

How’s this for Latin American: Located in a former old-school Dominican diner and inspired by a Mexico City lunch joint, Café Habana’s food is 100% Cuban. This divey eatery has few tables so... Read More

Peasant NYC Restaurant @ 194 Elizabeth St. New York, NY

Peasant

194 Elizabeth St, New York, NY (Prince & Spring St.)
212.965.9511
www.peasantnyc.com

Simplicity at its most savory describes Peasant. Enter this dungeoness enoteca and you may feel as though you fell into a rabbit hole: In the middle of Manhattan, a turn of the century inn? Candlelit... Read More