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  1. Bell Book & Candle

    Bell Book & Candle

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

    There’s a reason why the only thing you’ve heard about Bell Book & Candle is that they grow a bunch of vegetables on their West Village roof. Think about it though, do you really want to eat “fresh produce” from the city of Manhattan? This whole farm to table thing has gone too far. We’re […]

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    Brindle Room

    277 E. 10th Street, East Village, NY 10009

    Considering there’s very little ground left un-Infatuated in the East Village, we were quite intrigued by a recent flurry of Twitter recommendations coming in on behalf of Brindle Room. Our people must be smoking the good mongo because there’s no way our trusted Twitter crew would back this place. The dinner we had here recently […]

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  3. Sauce


    78-84 Rivington St, Lower East Side, NY 10002

    We’ve always been fans of the Frank empire. Frank, Supper and Lil’ Frankies are all East Village institutions that we hold in very high regard. So we were naturally Tim Tebow-style excited about their latest venture, Sauce. Unfortunately, this one is a Sanchez style pick six (which, ladies, is football talk for no good). After […]

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  4. Tartinery


    209 Mulberry St., Nolita, NY 10012

    There’s a pretty good chance that, at some point, you will find yourself walking down Mulberry Street, looking for a dinnertime consolation prize because Parm and Rubirosa are on a two hour wait. When that happens, you’ll likely pass by Tartinery, a shiny looking new restaurant and wine bar just down the block from those […]

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  5. Pulqueria


    11 Doyers St., Chinatown, NY 10038

    You know what, maybe it’s not fair for us to judge a place like Pulqueria. I’m 100% sure that we are not the clientele this place is after. Neither of us are 22-year-old models, nor are we the people trying to have sex with them. On the other hand, it’s supposed to be a restaurant, […]

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    Osteria Cotta

    513 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side, NY 10024

    Ever wanted to eat sh*tty Italian food while Usher’s “Yeah” blasts into your ears at an exceptionally high volume? Didn’t think so. But just in case you were wondering where one might find such an opportunity, look no further than Osteria Cotta on the Upper West Side. Let’s quickly review why this place sucks so […]

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  7. White Slab Palace

    White Slab Palace

    77 Delancey St., New York, NY 10002

    If White Slab stuck purely to booze, the Infatuation would have no beef here. Unfortunately, they also serve food.

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  8. Left Bank

    Left Bank

    117 Perry St., West Village, NY 10014

    I feel kind of bad about what’s about to unfold right here. Do the good people of Left Bank, who were both friendly and accommodating, realize that the restaurant they work for is awful? We’ve got to believe it’s like working on the set of the new Charlie’s Angels. Deep down, everyone must have known […]

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  9. El Camion

    El Camion

    194 Ave. A, East Village, NY 10009

    Enough already with the new Mexican joints in the East Village. We’re over it, and currently dealing with a serious oversaturation of garbage. If our favorite can’t surive, (Mercaito Cantina RIP), we have a hard time believing newcomers like Diablo Royal and El Camion will live long, healthy lives. Hell, even La Lucha, as good […]

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  10. Dos Caminos Tribeca

    Dos Caminos Meatpacking

    675 Hudson St., Meatpacking District, NY 10014

    We’ve purposely left the Dos Caminos empire untouched up until this point. Calling them out for their overpriced and underwhelming food is almost too easy. It’s not entirely their fault that Mexican food in this city generally sucks, however, they’re certainly public enemy #1. Many people love Dos Caminos, and good for them – they’re […]

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