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59th Street

Hudson Bar
  356 W 58th St
Ian Schrager's avantgarde bar.

Burger Joint $
118 W 57th Street in Le Parker Meridien Hotel
Behind floor-to-ceiling curtains in the lobby of Le Parker Meridien hotel, the joint is the elegant hostelry's dirty little secret.

Efendi $
1030 2nd Ave, near 54th St
good & fast Turkish, BYOB, best ff 2003

Brasserie Centrale  $$$
1700 Broadway
(212) 757-2233

"...outdoor seating, nice selection of french food at ANY TIME OF THE DAY.
Nice people watching too."

205 W 54th St
This champagne bar is a delight.
100 types of champagne, 10 of which are available by the glass. Crystal flutes from Baccarat and other treasures fill the walls, but even in the lap of luxury, the staff is down-home friendly.

P. J. Clarke's $$
915 Third Ave. @ 55th 212-317-1616
Deceptively laid-back pub, posh upstairs addition. Good  burgers.

Russian Vodka Room
265 W 52nd St
live piano
Best of NY Mag

Island Burgers and Shakes $
766 9th Ave @ N 51st

50th Street

Say Cheese  $
649 9th Ave @ 45th

Sukhadia's $
17 W. 45th St.
Indian veggie buffet , cheap AYCE,
specialty chat
Best of NYM 2005

Bubba Gump Shrimp
1501 Broadway @ 44th
Times Square


Bryant Park

40th Street

Rare  $$
303 Lexington Ave @ S 38th
in the Shelburne Hotel
great burgers (salmon!) at this cozy bar

Sky Bar 
17 W 32nd St
simple sky bar with views of ESB @ La Quinta Hotel (Friday live music)

30th Street

Blue Smoke $$
116 E. 27th St.

A mix of brisket, shoulder clod, and chuck gives this ten-ounce burger its superior flavor. Great chicken wings & blood orange Margaritas at the bar.
137 East 27th Street, #3
(betw. Lexington Ave & 3rd Ave)

Madison Sq.


F & B  $
269 W 23rd St
Danish hot dog place

Shake Shack $
SE park corner
>WID review

Chelsea Art Museum
556 West 22nd Street
open Tue-Sat
Thu noon-8pm
– $3 after 6pm
closed Sun&Mo
$6 adults, free for  visitors 18-
New Museum
556 West 22nd Street (at 11th Avenue)
Tue-Sat: noon-6pm
Thu noon-8pm
Closed Sun&Mon

41-43 E. 22nd
btwn. Bway & Park Ave. S
top notch Indian

20th Street