The Scratcher is a low-key alternative to its neighbors on Bowery like The Standard and The Wren. It’s a dark, slightly subterranean space with a solid amount of seating, and it’s a good spot to get a beer after work - Happy Hour goes till 8pm.
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Saxon + Parole
Saxon + Parole is not quite a place The Infatuation seeks out. But if you’re with a bunch of girlfriends, want a fun club scene, and don’t mind dropping $44 for some wings, you’ll love it.
A sleepy-looking Vietnamese restaurant in the East Village that deserves your attention.
High quality East Village omakase sushi for under $100, with a side of club music if you come on the weekend.
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DBA is a bar in the East Village that’s good for people who like whiskey and beer and drinking those things outside.
Cafe Standard is the cafe/bar in the bottom of the Standard East Village, and it’s open all day.
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