The Absolute Best Sports Bars in New York

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Standings is small, and otherwise perfect. Photo: Liz Clayman

New York has more professional sports teams than any other city in the country — and what feels like a serious lack of great sports bars. Tiny TVs, very odd policies about when games’ sound can be on, mediocre food,

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A Cookbook of Refugee Recipes Is a Hit on Kickstarter — Here’s How It Came Together

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Eat Offbeat’s cooks at work. Photo: EvaCruz

When Manal Kahi and her brother Wissam founded their catering company Eat Offbeat in 2015, they didn’t just want to feed New Yorkers. They wanted to change the story around refugees in America. The Kahis are originally from Lebanon, and their grandmother

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The Absolute Best Southern Restaurant in New York

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Pies ’n’ Thighs. Photo: Bobby Doherty/New York Magazine

“Southern” is an umbrella term for multiple culinary styles: Low Country food, barbecue, creole, soul food. All of these categories merit their own consideration, but for this list, we largely focused on the generalists. That is, restaurants that serve the most

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Where to Make Your Very Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Dinner Reservations

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Whether you remembered or not, Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. Maybe you’ve been busy designing the perfect bouquet, hand-selecting chocolates from your better half’s favorite shop, or maybe you just forgot. But if you’re here, it means you don’t know what you’re doing

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A Complete Ranking of New York’s Food Delivery Services

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Welcome to the Golden Age of Food Delivery. There are more companies than ever dedicated to making sure you can eat New York City’s finest foods while sitting on the sofa in your pajamas. Apps and tech innovations seem to arrive every day — but which

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Restaurant Review: White Gold Butchers Slices to the Point: Meats Cooked Simply

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NYT Critics’ Pick ★★ February 7, 2017 Restaurant Review By PETE WELLS

I’ve finally found a new restaurant on the Upper West Side that I want to recommend to people who don’t live there. It has only taken me five years.

In my time as critic, I’ve

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Frank Pellegrino Sr., 72, Is Dead; Proudly Rebuffed Would-Be Diners at Rao’s

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Mr. Pellegrino is said to have denied Warren Buffett entry to the East Harlem restaurant by crooning, “I’ve got all the riches, baby, one man can claim.”

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14 Excellent Things to Eat, Drink, and Do in February

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Downtown favorite Mother’s Ruin recently started serving fried-fish sliders. Photo: Melissa Hom

Every month in New York, there’s bound to be a bewildering number of new dishes to eat, drinks to imbibe, and food-themed events to attend. It would be impossible to pack in every single thing each month,

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Rao’s Owner Frank Pellegrino Sr. Has Died

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Charles Rao opened Rao’s in 1896 — the historic Harlem restaurant that’s arguably the most exclusive place in New York — but it was Frank Pellegrino Sr. (his nephew) who transformed it into what it is today. He created a booming brand, founding Rao’s Specialty

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12 Escapist Bars and Restaurants Where You Can Pretend the Whole World Isn’t Falling Apart

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Zenkichi’s booths were made for hiding. Photo: Melissa Hom

The news these days could most charitably be called “depressing.” Nobody is happy with anybody else, and there’s really no end in sight. With this parade of alarming developments, everyone could use a spot to seek refuge for just a

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