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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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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

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

Balthazar

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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Raoul’s

180 Prince St., New York, NY (Sullivan & Thompson Sts.)
212.966.3518
www.raouls.com

Opened in SoHo by two brothers newly arrived from Alsace, France, Raoul’s has become a New York bistro for the books, and only getting better with time. The locals used to come here in the 1970s... 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