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Alidoro

105 Sullivan Street btw Prince and Spring
(212) 334-5179
alidoronyc.com

There’s a reason that there is a line out the door of this postage-stamp sized Soho storefront every day around noon. It’s certainly not the atmosphere- the décor of vaguely Italian knick-knacks... Read More

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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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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

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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Cafe 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

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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