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Manhattan

Sebastian Junger's The Half King: Bar Fare That's a Cut Above

This bar doesn’t offer your average comfort food. Executive Chef Gregory Baumel elevates simple bar fare to a new level of elegance.

One of the best things about New York is the wide variety of restaurants and bars in practically every neighborhood. But the restaurant business is notoriously tough, and eateries won’t stay open long if they don’t deliver on quality food at good prices. Half King Bar & Restaurant in Manhattan has the formula down.

Greater New York

Open Door Gastropub: Irish Pub Goes Upscale in Downtown Manhattan

Open Door Gastropub is a different take on the traditional Irish bar.

Open Door Gastropub at 110 John Street (between Pearl & Cliff Streets) is a different take on the traditional Irish pub and represents, in many ways, the changing nature of Manhattan’s financial district. It takes bar food to the next level in an upscale setting that’s still easy on the wallet.

Manhattan

Dirt Candy: Manhattan's Veggie Experts All About Grits and Beans

Executive Chef Amanda Cohen presides over Dirt Candy’s Vegan Menu.

Dirt Candy, also known as vegetables, is the name of this East Village restaurant that celebrates the miracle of transforming rain, soil and sunshine into delicious, healthy food. Executive Chef Amanda Cohen opened in October, 2008 and the fact that she’s survived in a tough economy means she must be doing something right. And, since she’s the chef that means cooking.



Jack the Horse Tavern, Old World Charm, Manhattan Style in Brooklyn

Jack the Horse Tavern, Old World Charm, Manhattan Style in Brooklyn

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Ornella Trattoria: Where the Menu Begins at Home in Queens

Ornella Trattoria: Where the Menu Begins at Home in Queens

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Water's Edge: A Long Island Landmark Renewed on East River

Water's Edge: A Long Island Landmark Renewed on East River

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Stonewalls: Continental Fare Served With Golf in Riverhead

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Meli Melo: A Restaurant That Fits the Times in Murray Hill

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Loreley, a Lower East Side Biergarten Straight Out of Cologne

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Almond Restaurant, French Bistro Friendly in Bridgehampton

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La Superica: Margaritas, Burritos With a View in Sag Harbor

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