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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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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

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Marlow & Sons

81 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY (Berry and Wythe St.)
718.384.1441
www.marlowandsons.com

There are two types of Manhattanites: the kind that ventures into the outer boroughs on occassion, and the kind that gasps in horror at the idea (‘What on earth is Williamsburg?!’). ... 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