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The River Cafe

Brooklyn - 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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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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Maison Premiere

Brooklyn - 298 Bedford Ave between South 1st and Grand St
(347) 335-0446

The real draws at this Williamsburg hotspot from La Barricou’s Joshua Boissy are the absinthe and oysters, despite delicious dinner and weekend brunch menus. A U-shaped marble bar frames the... Read More

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Five Leaves

Brooklyn - 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

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Paulie Gee’s

60 Greenpoint Ave between West & Franklin Sts
(347) 987-3747

Paul Gionnone’s spin on Neapolitan-style pizza at his namesake restaurant in Brooklyn has attracted plenty of attention from the pizza experts over the years. But these pies, with names like... Read More

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L’asso

192 Mott St at Kenmare St
(212) 219-2353

L’asso is arguably one of the best amongst a variety of authentic Italian joints in Little Italy when it comes to pizza – and with over 23 types of pies, you can’t go wrong. Reservations are... 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

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Roberta’s

261 Moore Street, Brooklyn
(718) 417-1118

Is Bushwick becoming the new Williamsburg? Look no further than Roberta’s for proof – It’s the most unpretentious pizza and beer joint in the neighborhood that has foodies from... Read More