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Barchetta

While the restaurant is barely over six months old, David Pasternack's (of Esca fame) new, more casual Chelsea seafood restaurant has already established it as one of the exciting newcomers on…

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Nice Matin

The Upper West Side isn't exactly a wine lover's paradise. Plauged with block after block of generic restaurants content with slinging Cavit pinot grigio, Nice Matin—a French bistro with a deep, leather-bound list…

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St. Anselm

A railroad room with a small bar on one end and a chef's counter on the other, St. Anselm doesn't look like much from the outset. But Joe Carroll's reinvention of…

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Primeur

Primeur—which sits on a sleepy, leafy street not far from Clissold Park—is the sort of joint you wish was in your neighborhood. A stunning space built into an old garage…

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La Tour d’Argent

Ask any winemaker or sommelier in France which restaurant boasts the greatest list of French wines in the world, and--unless they have a financial stake elsewhere--the answer will be  La Tour…

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Ribelle

After a lengthy stint at Oleana, Ribelle's wine director and general manager, Theresa Paopao, left Boston for New York to take over the wine programs of the Momofuku Empire. After…

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Petit Trois

Ludo Lefebvre is a bona fide celebrity chef these days, and with all of this new-found fame he could've certainly opened a big, glitzy, money-making restaurant. Instead, he’s opened two…

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République

With a list that changes daily, the wine offerings at République never get old. Wine director Taylor Parsons, formerly of Osteria Mozza, works with a wide range of wine from…