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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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Distilled

211 W Broadway at Franklin St
212-601-9504

Distilled is a wonderful dining experience, from the food, to the vibe, to the service. The space is roomy and has a rustic feel – and while the environment is casual, the focus is clearly... Read More

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Nobu

105 Hudson Street (Hudson St. & Franklin St.)
212.219.0500
www.noburestaurants.com

A true classic that has stood the test of time in the ever-growing sushi restaurant universe. Nobu Matsuhisa’s iconic black miso cod and rock shrimp with spicy mayo have been copied several times... Read More

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The Leadbelly

14 Orchard St (Orchard & Canal)
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Opened by the guys behind Fat Radish (nearly directly across the street) The Leadbelly has hung its hat on the neverending list of oysterhouses that have sprung up on the lower east side. While we... Read More

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Mr. Chow

121 Hudson St., New York, NY (@ N. Moore St.)
212.965.9500
www.mrchow.com

Glossy, glitzy and luscious are generally uncommon terms when describing a Chinese restaurant, and Mr. Chow fits all these bills. A TriBeCa institution since 1978 and a favorite of the 80’s art... Read More

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The Fat Radish

17 Orchard St., New York, NY (Hester & Canal Sts.)
212.300.4053
www.thefatradishnyc.com

The cuisine at the Fat Radish is classified by a philosophy: Simple, healthy, delicious dishes created with well-sourced, seasonal ingredients. Located on the Lower East Side, the roomy space... Read More

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Blaue Gans

139 Duane St., New York, NY (Church St. & West Broadway)
212.571.8880
www.kg-ny.com

Blaue Gans, or “Blue Goose,” is chef Kurt Gutenbrunner’s TriBeCa treasure, an authentic homage to the traditional wholesome wirtshaus (Austrian pub). Hidden on quiet Duane Street, Gans boasts a... Read More

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Freemans

191 Chrystie St. New York, NY (end of Freeman Alley)
212.420.0012
www.freemansrestaurant.com

Hipster restaurant impresarios William Tigertt and Taavo Somer had a vision when they discovered Freeman’s Alley: in the abandoned backstreet they imagined a restaurant as secret hideaway. And so... Read More