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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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’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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Boqueria

171 Spring St between W Broadway & Thompson Sts
(212) 343.4255

Boqueria is a local tapas joint, offering small plates and tastings of imported ingredients like jamón Serrano and Catalonian goat’s milk cheese. There’s a twelve-seat marble bar lining the... 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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Burger & Barrel

25 W Houston between Greene & Mercer
(212) 334-7320

Burger & Barrel, the chic beef-heavy spot on the northern edge of Soho, is much more than just the meaty American favorite highlighted in the name. There are delicious middle-school style tater... 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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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