June, 2014

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Russ & Daughters Cafe – Nothing to Kvetch About

Pants at a Glance
  • scene: Modern Diner meets old-school hospitality, with a crowd of loyals, foodies, and tourists alike
  • sip: Full-out soda fountain/bar in the front serving homemade soda blends, egg-creams, cream sodas, and tricked our Bloodies
  • savor: There's barely a way to go wrong… Smoked fish platters, Lower Sunny Side, SUPER HEEBSTER
  • sit: While the counter seats at the soda bar in the front of the restaurant caters well to both singles and duos, try to grab a high top or booth in the back with a bigger group
  • spend: $$
  • address: 127 Orchard Street, btw Rivington and Delancey
  • phone number: (212) 475-4881
  • website: http://www.russanddaughters.com
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The Clam-Raw and Well Done

Pants at a Glance
  • scene: Bright and open, minimal but comfortable
  • sip: Wine, beer, speciality cocktails etc
  • savor: Osters Rockefeller; spaghetti with clam sauce; soft shell crabs; raw bar
  • sit: With a girlfriend; on a date; at the bar alone
  • spend: $$
  • address: 420 Hudson Street at Leroy
  • phone number: (212) 242-7420
  • website: www.theclamnyc.com