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The River Café

1 Water St between Furman & Everit Sts
(718) 522-5200

The River Café is a Brooklyn staple that offers diners gorgeous views of the Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline from its position under the Brooklyn Bridge, and has recently reopened after... Read More

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Telepan Local

329 Greenwich St between Jay & Duane Sts
(212) 966-9255

Long before “farm to table” was a buzzword, or much of a concept at all, the affable New York chef Bill Telepan was one of the pioneers of Greenmarket cooking, offering fresh and seasonal foods... Read More

Atera

Atera

77 Worth St between Church St. and Broadway
(212) 226-1444

Some of the city’s most serious food is being served in this tiny, tucked-away Tribeca restaurant.  You’re probably aware of this as you’ve made your reservation far in advance, after all. The... Read More

The Butterfly

The Butterfly

225 West Broadway at White St
646-692-4943

Named after The Butterfly Club in Michael White’s hometown of Beloit, Wisconsin, The Butterfly is a mid-century inspired cocktail bar and restaurant in Tribeca known for twists on classic... Read More

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Diner

85 Broadway at Berry St
(718) 486-3077

Another addition to the Andrew Tarlow family of restaurants & markets is Diner, the neighbor of Marlow & Sons in Williamsburg. Started in 1998, Diner has done Brooklyn fare right long before... 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

Blanca

Blanca

261 Moore St at Bogart St
(347) 799-2807

Blanca, the fashionable Bushwick tasting room that opened on the grounds of Roberta’s in Brooklyn, is the brainchild of the formerly anonymous chef Carlo Mirarchi, who, along with two partners, has... 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