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169 Bar is one of those places that Dish and Drink's Rebecca Chodorkoff knew about before it was cool. Check it out!
Pies ’n' Thighs is a Southern comfort food joint with locations in Williamsburg and, more recently, on the Lower East Side/Chinatown border. Dish and Drink's Rebecca Chodorkoff has been eating there for years, and it never disappoints. If you’re darn hungry and don’t mind being incapacitated after a super heavy brunch, make the trip.
Manhattan's Lower East Side boasts tons of great bars and restaurants. Among them is Barrio Chino, a quaint Mexican joint that serves up fantastic margaritas and authentic food.
Wakefield spent years living in squatted buildings in Europe and New York and brings firsthand knowledge to Sid’s story: How urban homesteaders lived without plumbing or electricity, how they managed their semi-legal status, and what they cared about and fought for. With Sid, Wakefield has created a character who belongs to that world and is also entirely relatable. Sid is a resourceful, intrepid young woman with a wry sense of humor; she’s great company on our journey into the lost world of New York City’s recent past.
Chatting with Maia Cruz about the tunnels in the Philippines, paintings, and photos.
Fiona Silver is a young New York native with an old soul. Musically, her work drifts from rock to soul and pop, all carried by her captivating stage presence and smoky voice -- think Amy Winehouse and Billie Holiday. Here, she brings her band to Grit N Glory, a Lower East Side Rock N Roll and tattoo shop, for an intimate performance of her ukulele-led tune, "Sweet Escape."

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