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Casa Cruz occupies an entire townhouse on the Upper East Side, and it's a nice place to eat foie gras once you've finished your daily philanthropy.
The food at this Upper West Side American restaurant is often cartoonish and over-the-top. It also really hits the spot.
The Flatiron Room
If your idea of a good time is listening to live jazz while drinking hard-to-find whiskey, plan your next night out at The Flatiron Room.
One White Street
One White Street serves some very good hyper-seasonal dishes in a stylish three-story Tribeca townhouse.
Freemans isn't the hot spot it was when it first opened, but this LES restaurant still serves deeply satisfying American food.
The Dining Room at The Met
The Dining Room at the Met is worth a visit for the treetop views of Central Park alone, but they also serve an impressive seasonal tasting menu.
This Jean-Georges restaurant in the Mark Hotel is a reliable walk-in option for upscale seafood and pizza.
Do Not Disturb
Do Not Disturb is a speakeasy restaurant in the West Village with a dark, moody space and the best playlist in the neighborhood.
Dick & Jane's Bar Room
Dick & Jane's Bar Room is like a neighborhood clubhouse in Bed-Stuy. Stop by for a full dinner, or hang with friends and drink for an hour or two.
Three Guys Restaurant
You'll see both neighborhood regulars and museum tourists eating tuna melts and fries at this nondescript Greek diner on the UES.
Watch sports, drink beer, and eat things like chicken and waffles with everyone you know at this humongous spot in Harlem.
You'll want the Juicy Lucy and the cheesesteak at this tiny spot in the East Village, so get both—even if it means coming by yourself and taking home leftovers.
Effin Egg is a fast casual spot in Flatiron that specializes in—you guessed it—eggs. Stick to their breakfast sandwiches and avoid anything with scrambled eggs.
Run by the people behind 4 Charles Prime Rib, the revamped Monkey Bar is a fun, nostalgic place to drink a martini and eat a burger in Midtown.
Del Frisco's Grille
At the northern edge of Rockefeller Center, Del Frisco's Grille is one Midtown's least exciting restaurants. It's a tourist trap, and the food isn't great.
Baby Blues Luncheonette
At Baby Blues in Williamsburg, you can get a great Greek/American breakfast and browse a selection of VHS tapes while you wait for your table.
Electric Burrito is a counter-service spot in the East Village where you can grab a great California burrito stuffed with crispy fries.
The Polo Bar
The NYC outpost of Ralph Lauren's Polo Bar is one of the sceniest (and preppiest) rooms in town. It's a good time, but reservations are borderline impossible.
Torrisi Bar & Restaurant
From the people who brought you Carbone, Torrisi Bar & Restaurant is a big, glitzy spot in Nolita with a lively scene and an inventive Italian menu.
Located on the concourse at Rockefeller Center, 21 Greenpoint is a casual spot where you can have some perfectly fine American food with a glass of wine.