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Best of New York Food 2004

Best Place to Impress a Foodie

  • Hal Rubenstein's Pick


    217 Eldridge Street, 212-253-9199

    How many other places can you get wild-boar lasagna? Okay, this good?

  • Adam Platt's Pick


    43 East 19th Street, 212-780-0880

    In my experience, however, foodies are rarely impressed with anything.

  • Robin Raisfeld's Pick

    Blue Hill

    75 Washington Place, 212-539-1776

    For its series of theme dinners showcasing artisanal cheese, homemade sausage, and heirloom tomatoes.

  • Rob Patronite's Pick


    236 East 9th Street, .212-353-8503

    Nothing impresses like Japanese fried octopus balls and cabbage pancakes topped with bacon.

From the 2004 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine

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