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Tomorrow: Our 10 Most Pretentious Restaurants

Per Se entices with its culinary delights and rejects with its high prices and strict dress code.  But is it pretentious enough to make the cut?
Per Se entices with its culinary delights and rejects with its high prices and strict dress code. But is it pretentious enough to make the cut?
Joe Fornabaio/The New York Times

New Yorkers have it good, with so many different restaurants and cuisines to explore. But amid all the awesome, there are a lot of letdowns. Eateries with stuck-up waitstaff, exorbitant prices for mediocre food, dishes that require explanations of how to consume them, and out-of-date rules and regulations that leave the diner wishing he'd never come. Fear not, with tomorrow's list of Our 10 Most Pretentious Restaurants, you'll never have to experience a Debbie Downer meal again. Don't say we didn't warn you.

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