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Balthazar

Perhaps the most iconic of all the city's modern restaurants, Balthazar represents a blend of grandiosity, nonchalance and timeworn detail that feels as New York as the Empire State Building.  And…

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Jimmy’s Corner

Jimmy's Corner, located just a couple blocks off Times Square, maintains the air of an undiscovered time capsule from pre-Giuliani New York. Run by Jimmy and his wife, Swannie, the bar is…

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Billymark’s West

Billymark's is owned by Billy and Mark, of course—a pair of Queens-born brothers—and sits on the oddly ungentrified corner of 9th Avenue and W. 28th Street. A sprawling room equipped with…

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Rudy’s

Rudy's Bar & Grill has been around since the 1930s, and it's got the patina, Tiffany lampshades and jukebox to prove it. Marked by an old-timey neon sign and a…

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Winnie’s

Do you like karaoke? Do you like Chinatown? Do you like murky red drinks that taste of corn syrup and questionably mixed liquors? If the answer is yes, then Winnie's is probably…

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Alder

This casual cousin to wd-50, is where bar manager Kevin Denton adopts chef Wylie Dufresne's playfully experimental spirit in a rotating cast of cocktails—some available as "shorts"—that employ ingredients (like zershek,…