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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. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Peaches Hothouse
    8.5

    Peaches Hothouse

    415 Tompkins Avenue, 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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  7. 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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  8. Georgia's East Side BBQ
    8.3

    Georgia’s Eastside BBQ

    192 Orchard St., Lower East Side, NY 10002

    A couple of years ago, when BBQ was all the rage in NYC, a tiny goldmine unceremoniously opened its doors on the Lower East Side. If you haven’t heard about Georgia’s already, it’s time to take notice.

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  9. Lamazou
    8.3

    Lamazou

    370 3rd Ave., Murray Hill, NY 10016

    When news broke last week that Lamazou’s owners Aziz and Nancy (Lamazou) had leased space to open a restaurant, we thought two things: hell yes, and we are stupid. How on earth had we gone so long without posting this review? Years ago when I lived in the neighborhood, I wandered into this nondescript cheese […]

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  10. Rocket Pig
    8.3

    Rocket Pig

    463 W. 24th St., Chelsea, NY 10001

    You know that restaurant Trestle on Tenth? Didn’t think so. Unless you’ve been living in deep West Chelsea for a while or happen to love Swiss-American cuisine, it’s not a place that tends to be top of mind for most people. That’s not to say that it isn’t a good restaurant. New Yorkers just don’t […]

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