It’s hard to discern between the many bars lining 3rd Avenue as you make your way up to 30th, so let us tell you Handcraft is one of the better ones. It’s low key and usually not insanely crowded, but still a fun time. They also have solid cocktails, big TV’s, and Southern-inspired food.
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Fancy though it may be, Eleven Madison Park is surprisingly lively. But make no mistake, this is fine dining at its most serious.
We wish there was a Daily Provisions on every corner, so that we would never be far from their excellent breakfast and lunch.
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Minnie’s is a casual little spot on the LES where you can stop by for a burger or a farro salad without a reservation on a Friday night.
Crave is a laid-back seafood restaurant that takes you out of the misery of Midtown East.
Fred's at Barneys NY
Why on earth are we reviewing a famous department store restaurant? Because it’s hilarious, that’s why. Nowhere else will you find such an entertaining mix of blown-out 55-going-on-22 moms, burnt-out post-college city natives, and people who think they look like celebrities but most definitely aren’t.
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The NoMad Bar
Thanks to the prices, this casual(ish) bar in The NoMad hotel probably isn’t a place that you can afford to visit often. But when you do, eat dessert.
Flatiron Hall is a big beer hall where people like to relive the Oktoberfest experience they had during their junior year abroad.
The Cannibal Liquor House
The Cannibal Liquor House is one of the better places in Kips Bay to get a good cocktail and a few things to eat.
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