Ichabod’s is a little generic, but in a comforting sort of way. It’s a little spot on Irving Place with exposed brick, low ceilings, and candles on every table - and you’re here to eat straightforward dishes like a kale caesar and brick chicken. It doesn’t get too insanely busy on weekends, so it makes for a good backup plan for when you wake up from a nap on a Saturday night and realize you have a date in an hour that you forgot to plan.
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Bar Jamón is basically Casa Mono's waiting room. However, for that First/Early in the Game Date, where dinner feels too formal but you are also starving, Bar Jamón was designed for you.
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Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken
Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken is a counter-service spot in the East Village that serves some of the best fried chicken in the city.
Virginia’s is a nice date night spot on Avenue C where you’ll find one of the best burgers in the city.
While many New Yorkers rely on coffee and Pret A Manger to get them through the day, Steinthal runs on a steady diet of cereal, water, and Westville.
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Bar Lunatico is one of the best bars to hang out in Bed-Stuy, especially if you’re looking for live music.
The Cellar at Beecher’s
The Cellar at Beecher’s is a little wine bar underneath a cheese shop in Flatiron.
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