Nickel & Diner is meant to feel like an old-school diner, though there’s only so much looks can do to make you forget you’re drinking nitro cold brew and eating a kale cashew bowl for breakfast. That said, this new spot in Chinatown (from the same people behind the nearby poké spot Chikarashi) has a great vibe, and is a highly useful spot for breakfast, lunch, or brunch.
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Shu Jiao Fu Zhou Cuisine
Skip nearby Vanessa's Dumplings in favor of the superior Shu Jiao Fu Zhou when you're looking for excellent, cheap Chinatown dumplings.
Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle
The noodles are good, but the real reason you go to this tiny Chinatown spot is for some of the best dumplings in the city.
Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodles
Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodles serves - you guessed it - hand-pulled noodles, in Chinatown.
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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.
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.
The Happiest Hour
For those times in your life when you just need a stiff drink and delicious burger in the West Village, The Happiest Hour is the move.
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