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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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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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Pulqueria

11 Doyers St., New York, NY (Bowery & Pell Sts.)
212-513-1527
www.pulquerianyc.com

It’s time to break out those weathered maps of NYC you have stashed away from your first few months living here: your hunt for Pulqueria will test just how well you navigate the winding streets of... 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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Balthazar

80 Spring St., New York, NY (@ Crosby St.)
212.965.1414
www.balthazarny.com

Keith McNally’s parisian brasserie is the king of the New York brunch. Located in the heart of SoHo, the place attracts fashionistas, Francophiles and the occasional celebrity  for the sublime... Read More

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La Esquina

106 Kenmare St., New York, NY (@ Lafayette St.)
646.613.7100
www.esquinanyc.com

Spanish for “the corner,” La Esquina looks just that: an unassuming corner on Kenmare and Lafayette Streets. But, this corner is much more than meets the eye: it’s a three-part speakeasy. To... Read More

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The Smile

26 Bond St., New York, NY (Lafayette & Bowery Sts.)
646.329.5836
www.thesmilenyc.com

Trendy lunch spots in Nolita are always popping up, but The Smile has serious staying power. Marquee nightlife names Matt Kleigman and Carlos Quirarte, own this the bi-level space that doubles as a... Read More