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Saint Julivert Fisherie is a Cobble Hill spot where you’ll eat seafood small plates and try unusual wines.
Farida is a casual Central Asian restaurant in Midtown with excellent food and a fun atmosphere.
If you want some good sushi that doesn’t cost as much as a new set of 500-thread-count sheets, go to U-Gu in Clinton Hill.
Gato, Bobby Flay’s Mediterranean spot in Noho, isn’t quite as good as it was when it opened, but it’s still a useful option in certain situations.
Kyma is a big, upsacle Greek restaurant near Union Square. The seafood is reliably good (but a little overpriced), and it’s easy to get a reservation.
2nd Floor Bar & Essen is a semi-hidden bar above 2nd Ave Deli on the Upper East Side. It’s perfect for date night, and the food is great.
Samesa is a small counter-service spot in Williamsburg that serves great Middle Eastern food.
The Polynesian is a tiki-themed rooftop cocktail bar in Midtown from the people behind Carbone and The Grill.
Bar Beau serves good cocktails and shareable small plates in an attractive space in Williamsburg.
General Deb’s is a Sichuan restaurant in Bushwick that’s great for a casual date or group dinner in the neighborhood.
Misi is the pasta-focused restaurant from the people behind one of our all-time favorite Brooklyn restaurants, Lilia.
Adda is a great casual Indian restaurant in Long Island City, and you should be planning a trip here for some curry and cheesy naan.
Toriko is a yakitori spot in the West Village that serves omakase menus focused on excellent grilled chicken skewers.
Bernie’s is an American spot in Greenpoint where you should be ordering martinis and mozzarella sticks.
Atomix is a restaurant in Nomad where you sit around a counter and eat a 10-course, $175 Korean tasting menu. For a special experience, it’s worth it.