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Dish Spotting: The Bacon Flight at BarBacon

BarBacon

Posted on Feb 12, 2014 in Dish Spotting

Of all the single-concept spots that have popped up in recent years, BarBacon seems like the easiest sell of all. Because while biscuits, taquitos, and rice pudding are all perfectly delicious, none sports a catch-phrase quite as ubiquitous as “everything’s better with bacon.” Not that owner Peter Sherman takes the saying as mandate to go overboard, which is the very thing that elevates BarBacon beyond being a one-joke shtick. There are actually plenty of dishes not particularly well served by a blanket of salted pork, and Sherman’s menu is wisely confined to a lineup of tried-and-true hits…

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Fatty ‘Cue Manhattan

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in Best Of

Fatty ‘Cue has a knack for bringing some unusual flavors together to create curiously killer combinations.  There’s the Crispy Lamb Breast...

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Alta

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in Best Of

If you’re looking for a quirky tapas bar, Alta is a no brainer.  In true tapas style, the menu is devoted entirely to small plates, but...

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Beauty & Essex

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in Best Of

Chris Santos has always managed to walk a fine line between kitschy and cool, andBeauty & Essex is no exception. Just beyond the faux...

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Traif

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in Best Of

There’s something oddly endearing about this irreverently non-kosher restaurant, located smack in the middle of a Hasidic neighborhood in...

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Print

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in Best Of

Having your own forager may be a badge of honor nowadays, but Print was one of the first restaurants in the city to pioneer the trend.  As...

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Crif Dogs

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in Best Of

There’s plenty of places (and corners)  to grab a hot dog in New York, but none rival this funky hot dog stand on Saint Marks Place.  Two...

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