If you work in Midtown East, Cornerstone is a good place to know about for casual drinks after work. The long bar and high four-tops fill up around 5pm, but the second floor has more seating and another bar. If your co-workers frown on watching soccer or baseball at your desk, you can also come to Cornerstone for a burger and beer at lunch ($11) and watch in peace.
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If you want to get a quick sit-down meal near Grand Central, go eat some pork katsu at Katsu-Hama.
Hidden behind red velvet curtains inside Midtown's Le Parker Meridien hotel, this staged hole in the wall with eternal lines has NYC's best burger.
It seems like lately, all of the Korean food we’ve been eating has been of the “trendy re-interpretation” variety. While we’re fine with that, occasionally we get a craving for a more traditional meal, and for that, we head to Madangsui.
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If you end up at Rider, you'll probably enjoy it. But it doesn't need to go on your Brooklyn must-hit list.
While the burger and the brunch menu are great, the rest of the menu at Cafe Colette falls short.
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The Shakespeare @ The William
If you’re looking for an English pub in Midtown, The Shakespeare is quite possibly the nicest. Stop by for happy hour.
Hudson Malone is a rare Midtown East pub where you can eat good food and watch sports on TV at the very same time.
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