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Wallflower

Wallflower

235 W 12th St near Greenwich Ave

Some of our favorite places these days span that nebulous territory between bar and restaurant: now there’s Wallflower in the West Village, a collaboration between Xavier Herit, a longtime head... Read More

Gottino

Gottino

52 Greenwich Ave near Perry St
(212) 633-2590

Great food, great wine, and thoughtful service add up to something much more than a typical wine bar prototype at Gottino in the West Village. Chef Jody Williams christened her small, elegant space... Read More

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Commerce

50 Commerce St between Bedford & Barrow Sts
(212) 524-2301

Down a quaint alleyway in the West Village lies Commerce, a contemporary American restaurant housed in a historic building. During Prohibition, revelers snuck in when it was a speakeasy, and the 50... 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

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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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Buvette

42 Grove Street, New York, NY
(212) 255 3590
www.ilovebuvette.com

‘Buvette’ roughly translates to ‘small bar’ in French, particularly one found in rural areas. Upon stepping inside this West Village hideaway you feel as though you have been transplanted to... Read More

Nobu

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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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