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  1. L'Artusi
    9.0

    L’Artusi

    228 W 10th St., West Village, NY 10014

    L’Artusi can officially go on our list of favorite restaurants in this town. A few things stand out as qualifications for such an honor – outstanding and consistent food, great service, good music, and some ancillary entertainment that comes in the form of great people watching.

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  2. Narcissa NY
    8.7

    Narcissa

    21 Cooper Square, East Village, NY 10005

    We are often asked the following question: “What’s the hottest restaurant in New York City right now?” Then there is almost always the following caveat: “The food doesn’t have to be great.” And another caveat: “I’m not asking for me. My sister’s boyfriend is a Hollywood lawyer and he’s in town looking for a good […]

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  3. Fedora
    8.6

    Fedora

    239 W. 4th St., West Village, NY 10014

    Just so you know, this restaurant is named for it’s previous owner and proprietor, a woman by the name of Fedora Dorado who ran the original establishment for over 50 years before Gabe Stulman took over and revamped it in November. So don’t go thinking it’s an invitation for you to bust out that ridiculous […]

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  4. Empellon Cocina
    8.6

    Empellon Cocina

    105 1st Ave., East Village, NY 10003

    We are pretty tough on Mexican food in this city. Only two restaurants have a rating of over 8.0 on Immaculate Infatuation, one being La Esquina, which is probably more about the experience than it is the food. To us, putting a couple of fancy tacos on a menu and charging twenty bucks doesn’t make […]

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  5. Barbuto
    8.5

    Barbuto

    775 Washington St., West Village, NY 10014

    A trendy spot, but for a more sedate group…not the hair gel and high heels crowd that you find a few blocks north in the meatpacking district. Simple food, top quality ingredients, a good wine and beer list – all the makings of an Immaculate Infatuation mainstay.

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  6. Prima
    8.5

    Prima

    58 E. 1st St, East Village, NY 10003

    We’ve always been fans of The Summit Bar, however we never reviewed it because the food menu is tiny and the door/bouncer/crowd scenario most nights is unbearable. Thankfully, the kings of cocktail decided it was time to add something a little more gastronomic to their resume. We love a pleasant surprise and that’s exactly what […]

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  7. Nopa
    8.5

    Nopa

    560 Divisadero St., San Francisco, CA 94117

    If someone held a gun to my head and insisted I vacate NYC immediately, San Francisco would be the destination. It’s the only other city in America I could realistically see myself living pre-retirement, and I know many New Yorkers share the sentiment. There’s a lot to love about SF. In a way, it’s a […]

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  8. ABC Kitchen
    8.4

    ABC Kitchen

    35 East 18th St., Flatiron, NY 10003

    Jean-Georges kills it. We know this. The dude is one of the most inventive and creative chefs that’s ever lived. The locavore/farm to table movement that has recently taken hold of the New York dining scene is nothing new to J.G. – he’s been quietly playing that game for decades. That’s why it’s no surprise […]

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    8.4

    Shalom Japan

    310 S 4th St., Williamsburg, NY 11211

    Shalom Japan is what happens when a pair of chefs from different backgrounds (Japanese and Jewish) meet, fall in love, and start making food instead of babies. And being that the Jews and Japanese are responsible for some of our favorite food on the planet, this is a restaurant we’ve been looking forward to trying […]

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  10. ABC Cocina
    8.4

    ABC Cocina

    38 E. 19th St., Flatiron, NY 10003

    2013 has been a good year for hyped restaurant openings. We’ve already thrown our stamp of approval Carbone and Lafayette‘s way, and the hits just keep on coming. ABC Cocina is Jean-George’s second spot inside ABC Carpet and Home, and picks right where ABC Kitchen left off. Like its predecessor/older brother who they share space […]

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