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The Rusty Knot

This popular nautically themed watering hole on the far West Side of Manhattan is the brainchild of Taavo Somer of Freeman’s, and Ken Friedman of neighboring Spotted Pig.  In 2009, New York Magazine’s Adam Platt voted their pretzel dog the best in the city.  More recently, chef Sue Torres of Sueno was brought on board to add a Mexican flair to their menu.  There is usually one cook at a time in the kitchen.  On the day of this shoot Adrian was at the helm for the day shift, and  Juan came in for the night shift.  425 West Street

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La Barra Cevicheria

Chef and owner Allen Feldman, a Mexico City native, serves fresh ceviche, tacos and empanadas.  All food is made on the premises, behind the bar using a small oven or convection hot plate.  Most of the food purveyors are located nearby at Essex Street Market, and Chinatown.  250 Broome Street www.labarranyc.com

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