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Del Frisco’s Grille- Rock Solid in Rock Center

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  • scene: Steakhouse-light in midtown; big windows, high quality finishes
  • sip: Hard root beer float
  • savor: Crab cakes; steakhouse salad; spinach supreme
  • sit: With anyone work related; with friends who work in the area; by yourself after a shopping spree at Saks
  • spend: $$
  • address: 50 Rockefeller Plaza (51st street)
  • phone number: (212) 767-0371
  • website: www.delfriscosgrille.com
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Bowery Meat Company – The New Meating Place

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  • scene: A downtown, trendy mix of business men, thirty-something women, and "hip" parents; I can foresee some bridge and tunnel on the weekends, but all around great vibe
  • sip: Decent cocktail list, but we prefer our meat with a dirty martini or glass of red
  • savor: Deviled Eggs, Spaghetti Aglio e Oilo, Bowery Steak, Cheeseburger
  • sit: Try to snag a cushy booth along the side of the room, or banquettes in back as they are defintely sexier than the tables in the middle of the hustle and bustle
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 9 East 1st Street, right off Bowery
  • phone number: (212) 460-5255
  • website: http://www.bowerymeatcompany.com/
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American Cut – A Cut Above

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  • scene: Dark and sexy, packed bar and dining room with TriBeCa's best dressed
  • sip: A creative cocktail menu (inclusive of an Espresso Martini, watch out), along with extensive wine list with some great reds to compliment red meat
  • savor: The Everything Bagel Biscuits, Chili Lobster, Cesar Salad, Filet, Twice Baked Potatoes with Chedder and Truffle
  • sit: In a cushy banquette for girls night, guys night, or double date night
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 363 Greenwich Street
  • phone number: (212) 226-4736
  • website: www.americancutsteakhouse.com
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Bill’s Thrills

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  • scene: Dressed up ski-house chic in midtown; speakeasy and speak lowly
  • sip: Something adult; wine
  • savor: Meat of any kind; raw bar, pasta...
  • sit: Cute place for date night and you can always keep the buzz going downstairs; with parents or people staying in midtown
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 57 East 54th Street (between Mad and Park)
  • phone number: (212( 518-2727
  • website: www.bills54.com
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Prime 112-Prime Time Date Night

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  • scene: Ferraris and Lambos and Porsches Oh My!
  • sip: Anything you want...
  • savor: Steak, Sides and Sugar
  • sit: With anyone who wants to experience what Miami is all about; business associates for lunch
  • spend: $$$$
  • address: 112 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
  • phone number: (305) 532-8114
  • website: www.mylesrestaurantgroup.com
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Strip House- A Good Place to “Meat”

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  • scene: Sexy red walls add a bordello type feel, with old fashioned masculine touches that keep it from being hokey; cozy and buzzy at the same time
  • sip: A dirty martini at a steakhouse necessity; slightly over-priced wines available by glass and bottle
  • savor: Steakhouse faves with decadent twists; garlic bread with gorgonzola fondue; truffle creamed spinach; 24 layer chocolate cake
  • sit: This place is really good for just about any carnivore gathering- dates, large groups, or Guy's Night Out; seats at the bar go fast, but the environment is far from stuffy, so it could be both a special occasion place or just your go-to steak joint
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 13 East 12th Street (between University and 5th)
  • phone number: 212-328-0000
  • website: www.striphouse.com
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Bet on Saxon and Parole

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  • scene: Steakhouse-light; Not quite Barnyard on the Bowery, but there is rustic horsey theme; low lights and some manly touches
  • sip: Old Fashioned; seasonal speciality cocktails and slightly over-priced wines by the glass
  • savor: Chicken Liver Pot of Deliciousness; razor clam appetizer; pork chop; potato salad
  • sit: This could be a good place to Bro-out, or take people on an expense account; groups of women could try to find lighter bites on the menu, but I think men would appreciate this place a little bit more
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 316 Bowery (at Bleecker)
  • phone number: 212-254-0350
  • website: www.saxonandparole.com