14 Nov PARM

PARM, the new resto from the folks at TORRISI ITALIAN SPECIALTIES is a star player in everything parmigiana. Cool retro style and hefty comfort fare make this the likely first in a chain of hero hot spots. 248 Mulberry Street (between Prince and...

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25 Oct TERTULIA FOR LUNCH

Add lunch to the menu at TERTULIA. Sidle in with daytime ease for tasty Spanish-minded eats at this newly minted resto where nighttime and weekend crowds  make dinner and brunch a bit of a challenge. 359 6th Avenue, between Washington Place and West...

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19 Oct BIERGARTEN AT THE LOT

From the Bavarian peeps at nearby SUPPENKUCHE, willkommen to BIERGARTEN. Have an outdoor seat (it is, after all, a beer garden) for some bratwursts and brews. 424 Octavia Boulevard, btwn Linden and Fell Streets. biergartensf.com...

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19 Oct UPSTATE OYSTER BAR

UPSTATE for a tight menu of superior seafood paired to cheese plates.  Thirsty? Lots of crafty drafts on hand at this sliver village spot. 95 1st Avenue,  btwn 6th & 7th Streets. No res.  www.upstatenyc.com...

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10 Oct The MAPPETITE MILE: FAMOUS RAY'S, R.I.P.

  [caption id="attachment_1431" align="aligncenter" width="240" caption="RAY'S PIZZA, R.I.P."][/caption] A little note from FAMOUS RAYS, Greenwich Village. [caption id="attachment_1430" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="FLEETING PIZZA FAME"][/caption] We got used to the the corner shop being around but we won't miss these gloppy gooey pies.  Landmark yes, but exceptional pizzeria no. Buona...

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