Even if the legend is true and the Bloody Mary was really invented here, King Cole Bar - an extremely fancy cocktail bar inside the St. Regis Hotel - feels much more like a place to drink a martini. The fur coats and businesspeople who probably should’ve gone to bed two drinks ago make for very good people watching, and the comfortable leather bar seats and booths with table service also make it a good option for a cocktail date in Midtown.
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Even though it's in Midtown, this multi-level meat market serves up one of our favorite steaks in town, and it's not what you might expect from a steakhouse in the area.
Quality Bistro is a big French spot in Midtown that’s a good place to impress clients or have dinner before a show.
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The Bitter End
The Bitter End is a live music bar in Greenwich Village where Bob Dylan played before he was Bob Dylan.
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