GUIDE: New York

Clean Eats

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    ABC Kitchen + Cocina

    Multiple Locations:
    Union Square, Union Square

    Cuisine: American, Latin American, New American

    $$$

    Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s ABC Kitchen and ABC Cocina share the same distinctive, whimsical-meets-chic aesthetic, seasonal market inspiration, and thoughtful, just-a-bit quirky ethos. READ REVIEW

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    Claudette

    24 Fifth Ave.

    West Village

    Cuisine: French

    $$

    There is no lovelier place in Manhattan on a sunny summer afternoon than Claudette. The whitewashed room is broken up with bursts of color, leaving a space that feels both Provençal and tropical. READ REVIEW

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    Coco & Cru

    643 Broadway

    NoHo

    $$

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    Divya's Kitchen

    25 First Ave.

    East Village

    Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian

    $$

    Embracing India’s ancient medical system known as Ayurveda, holistic chef and owner Divya Alter has quietly been serving one of Manhattan’s most healthful vegetarian meals since opening his restaurant in 2016. READ REVIEW

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    EDEN Local

    508 W. 42nd St.

    Midtown West

    Cuisine: American, New American

    Though it’s located right on Forty-Second Street, Eden Local is a calm, lovely spot where you’ll find welcome relief from the buzz outside, whether you come for breakfast, lunch, brunch, or dinner. READ REVIEW

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    Le Coq Rico

    30 E. 20th St.

    Flatiron

    Cuisine: French

    $$

    To say chef Antoine Westermann has a pedigree is something of an understatement: He earned three coveted Michelin stars for his Le Buerehiesel in Stasbourg and now helms a mini-empire of restaurants in Paris. READ REVIEW

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    Mimi's Hummus

    1209 Cortelyou Rd.

    Flatbush

    Cuisine: Middle Eastern

    $$

    The tiny but sumptuous interior—pressed-tin ceiling and Mimi Kitani’s collection of black-and-white photos glued directly to eggshell blue walls, as if in a makeshift album—will hook you even before the warm-hearted “hello.” READ REVIEW

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    Quintessence

    263 E. 10th St.

    East Village

    Cuisine: Vegan

    $$

    At the pint-size East Village eatery Quintessence, it's easy to start the year off on a healthy track. Since 1999, the mostly raw foods spot has been enabling diners to indulge in a wide variety of good-for-you options. We dig the Peters Pot, a delightfully bright and creamy sundried tomato, yellow bell pepper, and cucumber soup; or the unique twist on a classic Caesar salad, featuring caramelized onions and avocado. READ REVIEW

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    Semsom Eatery

    Multiple Locations:
    NoHo, Midtown East

    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

    $

    After successfully launching in several countries in the Middle East, Sfeir decided it was time to do what she had done with Dunkin Donuts, but in reverse, by bringing her take on Lebanese cuisine to the States to franchise it. READ REVIEW

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    The Green Table

    Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave.

    Chelsea

    $$

    Maybe it’s ironic that the Chelsea Market—a building that gave birth to that processed-food miracle, the Oreo—houses one of the city’s most serious practitioners of farmer-focused cuisine. READ REVIEW


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