When the sun comes out and you accidentally start thinking about the beach while you’re actually in Midtown, go to Luke’s Lobster. There are a few of locations around the city, and they’re all good for a quick lunch or a snack that will make you feel like you’re in Montauk.
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Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen
Ben’s Kosher Deli is a kosher spot in the Garment District with deli classics and excellent matzo ball soup.
The Rag Trader
The Rag Trader is a restaurant in the Garment District with a large bar area that’s great for groups.
If you’re wandering around 37th Street and you suddenly feel the urge to be in an authentic German beer garden, go to Reichenbach Hall.
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Hartbreakers is a casual vegan spot in Bushwick where you can get a good fried “chicken” sandwich and a side of waffle fries.
Salt & Fat
We wanted to love Sunnyside's Salt & Fat more than we actually did. Every dish on the menu reads like a carnivore’s delight, and while some items are incredible, others completely miss the mark.
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An underground izakaya on 35th Street best used for drunk nights after a show at Madison Square Garden.
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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