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Top Choice Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

Ghost Donkey

Laid-back meets trippy meets craft at this one-of-a-kind, classy mezcal house that gives vibes of Mexico, the Middle East and the Wild West. If the moon had a saloon, this place would fit right in. Dark, dim, yet pi…
Top Choice Thai in SoHo & Chinatown

Uncle Boons

Michelin-star Thai served up in a fun, tongue-in-cheek combo of retro wood-paneled dining room with Thai film posters and old family snaps. Spanning the old and the new, zesty, tangy dishes include fantastically cru…
Top Choice Area in SoHo & Chinatown

Chinatown

A walk through Manhattan's most colorful, cramped neighborhood is never the same, no matter how many times you hit the pavement. Peek inside temples and strange storefronts. Catch the whiff of ripe persimmons, hear …
Top Choice Fusion in SoHo & Chinatown

Chefs Club

In a building used in part for the show Will & Grace, Chefs Club sounds more like a discount warehouse than the spectacular dining spot it really is: visiting chefs prepare a menu for anywhere from three weeks t…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

Genuine Liquorette

What's not to love about a jamming basement bar with canned cocktails and a Farrah Fawcett–themed restroom? You're even free to grab bottles and mixers and make your own drinks. At the helm is Ashlee, the beverage d…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in SoHo & Chinatown

Saturdays

SoHo's version of a surf shop sees boards and wax paired up with designer grooming products, graphic art and surf tomes, and Saturdays' own line of high-quality, fashion-literate threads for dudes. Styled-up, grab a…
Top Choice Modern American in SoHo & Chinatown

Dutch

Whether perched at the bar or dining snugly in the back room, you can always expect smart, farm-to-table comfort grub at this see-and-be-seen stalwart. Flavors traverse the globe, from crispy fish tacos with wasabi …
Top Choice Pizza in SoHo & Chinatown

Prince Street Pizza

It's a miracle the oven door hasn't come off its hinges at this classic slice joint, its brick walls hung with shots of B-list celebrity fans. Ditch the average cheese slice for the exceptional square varieties (the…
Top Choice Cosmetics in SoHo & Chinatown

MiN New York

This super-friendly, chic, library-like fragrance apothecary has exclusive perfumes, bath and grooming products, and scented candles. Look out for artisanal fragrance 'stories' from MiN's own line. Prices span affor…
Top Choice Museum in SoHo & Chinatown

Merchant's House Museum

Built in 1832 and purchased by merchant Seabury Tredwell three years later, this red-brick mansion remains the most authentic Federal house in town. It's as much about the city’s mercantile past as it is a showcase …