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Restaurants Perfect For Outdoor/Patio Situation

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  1. Diner
    8.2

    Diner

    85 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211

    Believe it or not, people used to live in Williamsburg because it was cheaper than Manhattan, not because it was cool. Before the hipster invasion began in the late 90′s, the South side belonged to the Hasidim and Peter Luger. Sure, there were always artists, musicians and .com hopefuls living there, but it was nothing […]

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  2. Lucy's Fried Chicken
    8.2

    Lucy’s Fried Chicken

    2218 College Ave., Austin, TX

    Not all that long ago, chef James Holmes decided it was time for a spinoff. His restaurant Olivia, an upscale farm-to-table driven establishment on South Lamar, had quickly become known for a sleeper hit on its brunch menu – fried chicken. And just like in the entertainment world, if you’ve got a popular character inside […]

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    8.2

    Morgan’s BBQ

    267 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217

    Over the last five years, the barbecue scene in NYC has improved dramatically. We’re no longer the laughing stock of the league, stuck with Rub, Daisy May’s and Hill Country representing our formerly smoker-less city. We’ll never be Texas, Memphis or The Carolinas, but thanks to a badass group of relocated expats and some learnt, […]

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    8.2

    SriPraPhai

    64-13 39th Ave., Queens, NY 11377

    Thai food is not particularly hard to find in New York. Every neighborhood in every borough seems to have a handful of local joints that serve up delivery staple curries, noodles, and spring rolls. Good Thai food, on the other hand, requires some digging. Thai food worth getting up off the couch? Not as easy […]

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  5. Frankies 457
    8.1

    Frankies (457) Spuntino

    457 Court St., Brooklyn, NY 11231

    Not that Frankies needs another glowing review, but this really is a fantastic restaurant if you can manage to get a table. It’s a tiny, cozy joint with simple Italian cooking, and the food is pretty damn great.

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  6. Pok Pok Ny
    8.1

    Pok Pok Ny

    127 Columbia St., Brooklyn, NY 11231

    We don’t have a ton of Thai reviews on Immaculate Infatuation because, inevitably, there aren’t that many Thai spots worth dedicating a full review to. We all have our favorite work (Topaz), Chinatown (Pongsri) and Hell’s Kitchen (Wondee Siam) quick hitter/delivery spots, but if we closed our eyes and did a taste test, who can […]

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  7. Dining room at Marco & Pepe in Jersey City, NJ
    8.1

    Marco & Pepe

    289 Grove Street, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

    Ladies and gentlemen, Jersey City has arrived. If you don’t know much about it, not a problem. Allow us to quickly bring you up to speed. Jersey City is the largest city in the state of New Jersey, was the birthplace to both Martha Stewart and Beetlejuice (Howard Stern’s, not Michael Keaton’s), and is currently […]

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  8. Royale
    8.0

    Royale

    157 Ave. C, East Village, NY 10009

    One of the best burgers in Manhattan…and you might never know it.

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  9. Frank
    8.0

    Frank

    88 2nd Ave., East Village, NY 10003

    Frank has been serving hungry hipsters in this hood for years now and doing it with their own DIY “we do it our way” attitude. The food is consistently solid, though a little underwhelming at times, but you come back regardless because it’s places like this that make the East Village one of the greatest neighborhoods in the world.

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  10. August
    8.0

    August

    359 Bleecker St., West Village, NY 10014

    When Gail Simmons hit us with her Friday Fives, she listed August as her Chronic Brunch pick. Smart woman. She made us realize that even though August has long been a staple in our lives, a review seems to have slipped through the cracks. It’s time to rectify this situation right now. Everyone loves August. […]

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