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The establishments below are presented in alphabetical order.


Brooklyn FareBrooklyn

Brooklyn Fare | Brooklyn

A grocery store-cum-cooking school-cum restaurant shines in Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill.

Restaurant tip: Plan ahead: The restaurant books seats six weeks in advance.

Review and rating of Brooklyn Fare restaurant in Brooklyn.



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CarboneGreenwich Village

Carbone | Greenwich Village

Chefs Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi serve up familiar Italian fare at this Greenwich Village hot-spot.

Recommended dish: The head-turning lobster fra diavolo.

Review and rating of Carbone restaurant in Greenwich Village.



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Charlie BirdSoHo

Charlie Bird | SoHo

Foodies and scenesters will have a happy meeting of the minds at this SoHo hot-spot.

Recommended dish: Duck egg spaghetti with uni.

Review and rating of Charlie Bird restaurant in SoHo.



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Estela | NoLIta

Tapas from Ignacio Mattos in a diminutive NoLIta space.

Recommended dish: Beef tartare with crisped sunchoke.

Review and rating of Estela restaurant in NoLIta.



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A Mediterranean restaurant from celebrity chef Bobby Flay.

Recommended dish: Roasted octopus with bacon, tangerine and oregano.

Review and rating of GATO restaurant in NoHo.



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1 Comment »

  1. I need an upscale restaurant for Thanksgiving day dinner 11-27 5:30pm reservation but not turkey please… any suggestions we are going to the a musical 8:00 pm curtain.
    Thank you
    Sahron Hall 310 821-9736

    Comment by Sharon — September 4, 2014 @ 2:58 pm

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