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Manhattan

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

KingOutside1 Sebastian Jungers The Half King: Bar Fare Thats a Cut AboveOne 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 if you don’t deliver on quality food at good prices, you won’t stay open long. One place that has the formula down is the Half King Bar & Restaurant in Manhattan. It offers bar fare that easily matches the quality of entrees found in higher end restaurants, but at reasonable prices.

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Manhattan

Dirt Candy: Manhattan's Vegetable Experts

amandacohen dirtcandy1 Dirt Candy: Manhattans Veggie Experts All 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.

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Greater New York

Open Door: An Irish Pub Goes Upscale Downtown

OpenDoor Gastropub Front1 Open Door: An Irish Pub Goes Upscale DowntownOpen 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.

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MANHATTAN RESTAURANT GUIDE

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

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

After 15 years, Owner-Chef Bernard Ros has developed a loyal clientele among local residents and a reputation for good, moderately priced fare that draws visitors from the 12 hotels that surround Meli...Read More

HAMPTONS RESTAURANT GUIDE

The Clam Bar, Where Catch of the Day Rules in Amagansett

The Clam Bar, Where Catch of the Day Rules in Amagansett

The Clam Bar in Amagansett is a classic  Hamptons seaside snack bar. The "catch of the day" is the order of the day. The restaurant strives to offer the freshest seafood on the South fork, served up w... Read More

LONG ISLAND RESTAURANT GUIDE

Porto Vivo: Set to Impress Italian in Huntington

Porto Vivo: Set to Impress Italian in Huntington

Porto Vivo, a new upscale rustic Italian inspired grill, has opened at the site of the former Gerard Street Antiques in Huntington. Owned by famed Long Island inventor and entrepreneur, Joy Mangano o... Read More

GREATER NY RESTAURANT GUIDE

Open Door: An Irish Pub Goes Upscale Downtown

Open Door: An Irish Pub Goes Upscale Downtown

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 distr... Read More