If you want to metamorphosize from an average New Yorker to an average New Yorker who has tasted seared salmon that was flown in from Tokyo the night before and topped with fried onions, come to this little spot on Flatbush. The sushi omakase experience at Sushi Lin is incredible - and so reasonably priced ($60 for 10 very special pieces), you feel like you’re in on a secret. Don’t leave without trying the salmon nigiri topped with sauteed tomato, or the bluefin tuna with mushroom.
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Morgan’s BBQ is some of the best barbecue you can get without having to go down to Red Hook for Hometown.
Don Pepe Tortas Y Jugos
Don Pepe Tortas Y Jugos specializes in two things: tortas and juices. Stop by and get a meat-filled sandwich with a green juice on the side.
LaLou is a wine bar in Prospect Heights that’s one of our favorite spots in the city to drink natural wine.
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Sake Bar Decibel
Sake Bar Decibel is a very cool sake bar in the East Village that’s good for a drink with one or two friends.
Tao is a huge restaurant and nightclub in Chelsea with drinks and food that are pretty good, but extremely expensive.
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Shalom Japan is what happens when two chefs from different backgrounds (Japanese & Jewish) fall in love and start making food instead of babies.
Hanon is a casual Japanese spot in Williamsburg that serves some of the best udon in the city.
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