Paindemie is a two-level spot where you enter through what looks like a Japanese subway station. Classic cocktails, sake, and beer are served in the upstairs speakeasy, where you can dine on marble surfaces lit by warm lamps and neon. Some menu items come in paper carton boxes a la fast-food burger joint, like the Big Mac-inspired Le Big Mie with goat patties and cheddar. (If you’d prefer plates and silver trays, go for the escargot toastie.) Make a reservation to eat in the bar, or just grab a beer or sake and head back downstairs to enjoy it with your egg salad sando.

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