GUIDE: New York

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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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    Le Perigord

    405 E. 52nd St.

    Midtown East

    Cuisine: French

    $$$

    To enter here is to breathe a sigh of relief; you are sure to be taken care of, spoiled even. The service is attentive and decidedly French, as it has been since the Briguet family opened the doors back in 1964. READ REVIEW

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    Megu

    355 W. 16th St.

    Chelsea

    Cuisine: Japanese

    $$$

    The new Megu, which opened in the Dream Hotel on West Sixteenth Street last year, employs some of the theatrics of the original, but on a smaller, more intimate scale. READ REVIEW

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    Osteria Morini

    218 Lafayette St.

    Soho

    Cuisine: Italian

    $$$

    When you serve food this good and wrap it in the country finery of a Tuscan farmhouse, you have what some might call an award-winning formula. READ REVIEW

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    Vaucluse

    100 E. 63rd St.

    Upper East Side

    Cuisine: French

    The beauty of Vaucluse is how effortless it makes being beautiful seem. At this spacious, elegant restaurant on the Upper East Side, Michael White and his team have made the synthesis of slyly elevated plates and comfortable service look downright easy. READ REVIEW


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