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  2. rip
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  3. where to eat
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  4. restaurant review
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  6. guest chefs
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  7. field notes
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  8. field notes
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  9. field notes
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  10. field notes
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  11. enough is enough
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  12. best of new york
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  13. field notes
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  15. best of new york
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  18. best of new york
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  19. best of new york
    The Absolute Best French Restaurants in New YorkThe places to go for grand, old-style Parisian service, elaborate sauces (and flower arrangements), and puffy dessert soufflés.
  20. restaurant review
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  22. restaurant review
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  23. best of new york
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  24. announcements
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  25. restaurant review
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  26. first taste
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  27. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Midtown ManhattanMidtown Manhattan offers a whole menagerie of great dining choices, from upscale steak and seafood palaces to Bukharan Diamond District joints.
  28. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Prime Rib in New YorkThe elemental pleasures of blood, bone, and the lustrous top layers of deckle fat remain timeless and the same.
  29. legacies
    Anthony Bourdain’s Crusade for Fine-Dining DemocracyNobody did more than Bourdain to reveal the grimy realities lurking under big-city restaurants’ luxurious veneer.
  30. first taste
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  31. restaurant review
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  32. Best of New York
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  33. restaurant review
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  34. restaurant review
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  35. Best of New York
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  36. Best of New York
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  37. first taste
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  38. restaurant review
    Review: The Lobster Club Is Asian-Fusion FantasiaIt’s described as a “Japanese brasserie,” but the template has clearly been lifted from Asian-fusion megahits like Nobu and Tao.
  39. restaurant review
    At Midtown’s Glitzy DaDong, the Signature Dish Is Overshadowed by the SpectacleDong Zhenxiang’s eagerly awaited, elaborately hyped Peking-duck palace serves one of the most expensive birds in town.
  40. where to eat
    Adam Platt’s Where to Eat 2018An agenda for eating (and drinking) the very best New York has to offer right now.
  41. first taste
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  42. restaurant review
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  43. restaurant review
    At Metta, Open-Flame Gaucho Cooking Meets Brooklyn LocavorismThis modest-appearing DIY joint is a more cosmopolitan operation than it seems.
  44. nostalgia
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  45. restaurant review
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  46. first bite
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  47. restaurant review
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  48. first bite
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  49. water
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