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Union Square Cafe

21 E. 16th St. New York, NY 10003 | Union Square | 212-243-4020

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Founded in 1985, Union Square Café was a game changer for Union Square, not only launching what has become a vibrant restaurant scene, but assisting the neophyte farmers’ market in becoming the thriving institution it is today by emphasizing local and seasonal ingredients. With a pleasing Italian twist to many of the dishes, the same emphasis has been retained and the food is every bit as good. A perfectly crumbed, plate-flopping chicken milanesa sports a heap of nicely dressed salad and shavings of pecorino, while a seasonal squash soup, smooth as a kid glove, surprises with its component of toasted hazelnuts and matchsticks of firm green apple. The vaunted Danny Meyer service – attentive and friendly without being intrusive – continues apace.


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