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  1. Russ & Daughters

    Russ & Daughters

    179 East Houston Street, Lower East Side, NY 10002

    When the lights went out and the water came flooding, we couldn’t help but wonder if this could be it. If Sandy were to permanently conquer lower Manhattan, what would we have missed the most? A bagel with belly lox, cream cheese, tomato and capers from Russ & Daughters, the LES institution of smoked fish […]

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  2. 2nd Ave Deli

    2nd Ave Deli

    162 E. 33rd St., Murray Hill, NY 10016

    My Grandma was not happy when the clock struck midnight and the original 2nd Ave Deli unceremoniously turned into a Chase bank. She’d been a regular on 2nd Ave and 10th street since her NYU days in the 1940′s, and felt tradition deserved more respect than that. She wasn’t the only one channeling nostalgic rage; […]

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  3. Mikes Bistro

    Mike’s Bistro

    228 W 72nd St., Upper West Side, NY 10023

    Mike’s Bistro is a big deal in the world of kosher restaurants. Although its appearance might suggest differently, this is a popular special occasion spot, especially with the younger generation. The food is good, even though the decor isn’t.

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