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Di Fara Pizza- Brooklyn

We found ourselves in Brooklyn with a whole lot of time to kill and an appetite for adventure and good food. I had recently read about the famous… 350 more words

Eating Out

The Odeon

If you’ve been in NYC long enough, you know Odeon is a classic that has been around FOREVER. It went through a really hip phase where everyone was clamoring to get in and many many years later, it has morphed into a classic, timeless location to eat in TriBeCa. 322 more words

Restaurant/Food Review

Keens Chophouse: A Truly New York Original

I’ll readily admit that steakhouses generally don’t get me all-fired-up. Despite my love of red meat and creamed spinach, I find them over-the-top, stodgy, and generally uninspired. 598 more words


Lambs Club: Midtown's Minetta, Without the Burger

Every now and then, a gourmet restaurant comes along that is equal parts old world New York and fresh trendy style. The Lambs Club, a ‘hotel restaurant,’ is one of the newer additions to the big bucks midtown west dining scene. 518 more words


Minetta Tavern: Keith McNally's Old New York Slam Dunk

Do you want to experience New York? the true essence of the city in one single restaurant? Minetta Tavern is your place. In 2009, when mega-restauranteur Keith McNally announced his plans to refurbish and reopen the venerable Minetta Tavern, there were worries that it would be turned into another one of McNally’s atmospheric culinary theme parks (in the mold of Balthazar, Pastis, Pravda, and so forth). 600 more words


Raoul's: A Soho Legend Keeps it Hot

Raoul’s got it going on. It’s the type of place with a certain special something that you only find on rare occasions. From the outside, it looks dark, like a sultry bar for those in the know. 653 more words

Neighborhood Spot

COMMERCE: Exacting Charm Far From Wall Street

Commerce is a charming little restaurant on a charming little street in a charming little neighborhood of Manhattan; it oozes history and sex appeal in a former speakeasy turned tavern turned gathering hall. 514 more words