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  1. Di Fara
    9.0

    Di Fara Pizza

    1424 Avenue J, Brooklyn, NY 11230

    A $5 slice is not something we are particularly comfortable with. For a slice to justifiably cost that much money, it should probably either be topped with some kind of delicious and rare animal meat (panda?), or be the last f*cking slice of pizza in the world. The $5 slice of pizza at Di Fara […]

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  2. Lucali
    8.9

    Lucali

    575 Henry St., Brooklyn, NY 11231

    Yes, it can be annoying to deal with an unpredictable situation, but for a pizza this good, we’re willing to deal with it. Lucali is incredible.

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  3. Motorino
    8.7

    Motorino

    349 E. 12th St., East Village, NY 10009

    Is this the best pizza in New York City? We’re not dumb enough to make that bold claim. This is, however, our most frequented pizza joint in town. Motorino is incredible.

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  4. Pure Food And WIne
    8.6

    Pure Food And Wine

    54 Irving Place, Gramercy, NY 10003

    You obviously know by now that we’re not vegetarians. At times, this site feels like little more than a lengthy discussion about skirt steak and pork parts. Why then, are we giving so much love to a restaurant serving only raw food? Because while we may not be vegetarians, we are devoted hedonists, and Pure Food and Wine is all about pleasure.

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  5. Westville East
    8.5

    Westville East

    173 Ave. A, East Village, NY 10009

    Westville East is the ultimate utility spot that delivers the goods for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and does it in affordable fashion.

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  6. Taim
    8.5

    Taïm

    222 Waverly Pl., West Village, NY 10014

    A falafel sandwich at Taïm is the best thing that you can get in New York City for less than $10 and also theoretically eat every day without disastrous consequences. What else are you going to find in town that’s this tasty, this economical, and not absolutely f*cking lethal?

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  7. Mighty Quinn's Barbecue
    8.5

    Mighty Quinn’s Barbecue

    103 2nd Ave., East Village, NY 10003

    Did someone say Brontosaurus Rib? On a menu in NYC? You now have our undivided attention. As we’re all well aware, barbecue isn’t a game we play on home ice here in New York (hockey reference?). It’s not native to this land, and try as we may, there are only a few smoked meats in […]

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  8. Peaches Hothouse
    8.5

    Peaches Hothouse

    415 Tompkins Ave., Bedford-Stuyvesant, NY 11216

    Look, we know Bed-Stuy has recently started to gentrify, the same way so many other Brooklyn neighborhoods have, but it’s still pretty f*ucking sketchy out there. We’d be lying if we said we weren’t a bit spooked out walking from the Nostrand Ave. subway stop through some dark, empty streets with no one around except […]

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  9. Los Tacos No 1
    8.5

    Los Tacos No. 1

    75 9th Ave., Chelsea, NY 10011

    Some of the best tacos in New York City are hiding from you in the back of Chelsea Market. It’s time you went and found them. Located just around the corner from Amy’s Bread, Los Tacos No. 1 is an indoor taco stand started by three young taco-preneurs, two from California and one from Mexico. […]

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  10. Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop
    8.3

    Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop

    600 11th Ave., Hell's Kitchen, NY 10036

    For those of you lucky enough to live your life outside of the everyday ridiculousness of the New York dining news cycle, let us fill you in on something very big that happened late last week. Gotham West Market, a sort of indoor Smorgasburg on steroids, opened its doors in Hells Kitchen. Why is this […]

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