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New American

The Red Cat

For nearly twenty years, this was the place to go for a comfortable meal and good company, but it is closing at the end of 2018. All the more reason to enjoy things while you can. (The Red Cat, 227 Tenth Ave., between 23rd and 24th Sts. 212-242-1122.)

Signed fine art Giclee prints on museum-quality, one-quarter-cotton 280 gsm paper with archival inks are available in two sizes:

5 x 7 for $55 (email me about this size)
9 x 12 for $95

Editions are strictly limited to 365 copies, and each annotated print is a beautiful reminder that our days are numbered.

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Mexican

El Parador Café

Open since 1959, El Parador Café is the city’s oldest Mexican restaurant. (325 E. 34TH St., 212-679-6812.)

Signed fine art Giclee prints on museum-quality, one-quarter-cotton 280 gsm paper with archival inks are available in two sizes:

5 x 7 for $55 (email me about this size)
9 x 12 for $95

Editions are strictly limited to 365 copies, and each annotated print is a beautiful reminder that our days are numbered.

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Closed, Italian Cuisine

Cucina di Pesce

Decades of free mussels and aspiring-writer-priced Italian fare are but a memory now, after 32 years in the East Village. (Formerly at 87 E. Fourth St. near Second Ave.)

Signed fine art Giclee prints on museum-quality, one-quarter-cotton 280 gsm paper with archival inks are available in two sizes:

5 x 7 for $55 (email me about this size)
9 x 12 for $95

Editions are strictly limited to 365 copies, and each annotated print is a beautiful reminder that our days are numbered.

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brunch

Penelope

Fifteen years of brunch all day, coming to an end Sunday, September 16th. The mimosas may be a memory, but Penelope lives on here forever. (159 Lexington Ave. 212-481-3800.)

Signed fine art Giclee prints on museum-quality, one-quarter-cotton 280 gsm paper with archival inks are available in two sizes:

5 x 7 for $55 (email me about this size)
9 x 12 for $95

Editions are strictly limited to 365 copies, and each annotated print is a beautiful reminder that our days are numbered.

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Tex-Mex

Javelina

Music has Herb Alpert. New York has Matt Post, creator of our “first authentic Tex-Mex restaurant.” (119 E 18th St. 212-539-0202.)

Signed fine art Giclee prints on museum-quality, one-quarter-cotton 280 gsm paper with archival inks are available in two sizes:

5 x 7 for $55 (email me about this size)
9 x 12 for $95

Editions are strictly limited to 365 copies, and each annotated print is a beautiful reminder that our days are numbered.

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Brazilian

Casa

Fine Brazilian home cooking, since 1998. (Casa, 72 Bedford St. 212-366 9410.)

Signed fine art Giclee prints on museum-quality, one-quarter-cotton 280 gsm paper with archival inks are available in two sizes:

5 x 7 for $55 (email me about this size)
9 x 12 for $95

Editions are strictly limited to 365 copies, and each annotated print is a beautiful reminder that our days are numbered.

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Italian

Rao’s

It’s in East Harlem, but it’s so hard to get a seat it might as well be imaginary. (455 E 114th St. Forget about even calling.)

Signed fine art Giclee prints on museum-quality, one-quarter-cotton 280 gsm paper with archival inks are available in two sizes:

5 x 7 for $55 (email me about this size)
9 x 12 for $95

Editions are strictly limited to 365 copies, and each annotated print is a beautiful reminder that our days are numbered.

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New American

Rider

Independent food inside the independent-music venue National Sawdust. (80 N. 6th St., Brooklyn 347-452-4905.)

Signed fine art Giclee prints on museum-quality, one-quarter-cotton 280 gsm paper with archival inks are available in two sizes:

5 x 7 for $55 (email me about this size)
9 x 12 for $95

Editions are strictly limited to 365 copies, and each annotated print is a beautiful reminder that our days are numbered.