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Ladurée

398 W Broadway between Broome & Spring Sts
(646) 895-8980

The macaron craze of the past few years all goes back to Ladurée. This venerable French patisserie, founded in Paris in 1862, created the colorful little cream-filled pastries in the mid-20th... Read More

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Five Leaves

18 Bedford Ave at Lorimer St
718-383-5345

Brought to fruition thanks to the estate of late actor Heath Ledger, a friend of owner Jud Mongell, this café in Greenpoint has a casual vibe with nautical décor, and homey Australian accented... 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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Fanelli Cafe

94 Prince St at Mercer
(212) 226-9412

Fanelli’s has outlived any other tavern in the neighborhood (since 1922 in fact), and for good reason, as a beer and burger here can never disappoint. Try to impress an old friend who thinks... Read More

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Hillside

70 Hudson Ave, Brooklyn
(718) 522-7957

Meet Hillside, the cozy wine bar and cafe attached to Vinegar Hill House in Brooklyn. The food menu may be small, but everything is fresh and fantastic, especially the oysters – perfectly... 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

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CafÉ Gitane

242 Mott. St., New York, NY (Houston & Prince)
212.334.9552
www.cafegitanenyc.com

With all the ambience of a charming sidewalk bistro in Paris, it should come as no surprise that NoLita’s Café Gitane is named after a French cigarette. During the day, the hip French-Morrocan... Read More

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Marlow & Sons

81 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY (Berry and Wythe St.)
718.384.1441
www.marlowandsons.com

There are two types of Manhattanites: the kind that ventures into the outer boroughs on occassion, and the kind that gasps in horror at the idea (‘What on earth is Williamsburg?!’). ... Read More