Katana Kitten is a two-floor West Village cocktail bar with Japanese movie posters on the walls, ’60s classic rock playing over the speakers, and boilermaker beer-and-shot combinations with Japanese whisky and sake. The top floor has string lights, a few tables, and a long bar, and the basement is table-seating only. Don’t skip the bar food - the burger and crinkle fries with seaweed flakes on top are really good.
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Loring Place is an upscale Greenwich Village spot that should please just about everybody.
Looking for a good place to post up for a night of game watching, beer drinking, and good grubbing? Reservoir is the place to do it. Underrated bar food.
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Tsushima is a perfectly fine sushi spot in Midtown. It won’t blow your mind, but it might come in handy if you need something last-minute.
Riki is a casual Japanese restaurant near Grand Central where you can order some yakitori and okonomiyaki before your train.
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While RedFarm doesn’t deliver the most authentic dim sum experience, it is delivering quality food.
These days, Employees Only is not the hotspot it once was. But while the crowd might have lost a step, the cocktails have not, and it’s still packed with people every time we stop by.
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