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Charlie Bird

5 King St between 6th Ave & Macdougal St
(212) 235-7133

You might expect a restaurant named for saxophone great Charlie “Bird” Parker to have a jazz soundtrack – but at Charlie Bird in Soho, you’d be mistaken. Instead, classic hip-hop rules the... Read More

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Costata

206 Spring St between Sullivan St and 6th Ave
(212) 334-3320

Costata means “rib eye” in Italian, and it’s also the name of Chef Michael White’s Italian steakhouse in Soho. The famous Pat LaFrieda dry-ages the meat for Costata – therefore, this is the... Read More

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Paulie Gee’s

60 Greenpoint Ave between West & Franklin Sts
(347) 987-3747

Paul Gionnone’s spin on Neapolitan-style pizza at his namesake restaurant in Brooklyn has attracted plenty of attention from the pizza experts over the years. But these pies, with names like... 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

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

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

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Falai

267 Lafayette St, New York, NY (Prince & Spring Sts.)
212.274.8615
www.falainyc.com

A sleek, white, heaven-like interior on Lafayette is home to an exceptional Italian restaurant that feels like a bit of Florence on the Lower East Side. Eponymously christened by the acclaimed... Read More

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Rubirosa

235 Mulberry St. New York, NY (Prince & Spring St.)
212.965.0500
www.rubirosanyc.com

Run by Staten Island pizza guru, Giuseppe Pappalardo, Angelo Pappalardo, and the legendary Beatrice Inn doorman, Angelo Bianchi, Rubirosa brings the charisma of the Italian family to Nolita. A... Read More