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Inside Out: Discovering New York

A February 2007 trip to New York by emilynyc

New York Burger Co. Photo, New York, New York More Photos
Quote: A recent transplant from California, I'm learning how to love New York.

New York Burger Co.

Restaurant

New York Burger Co. Photo, New York, New York
Quote:
Not all burgers are created equally. Some crumble in your hands, others dissolve your bun into a mushy mess. But when a burger is done right, like those at the New York Burger Co., it's the perfect taste of summer barbecues down by the pool--even in the heart of Manhattan. Hailing from Los Angeles, where crisscrossed palm trees beckon burger lovers to In-N-Out, I have high standards when it comes to quick and inexpensive hamburgers. When I moved here last summer, my fourth order of business (after finding a home, job, and grocery store) was to satisfy my burger craving. It took six months and several restaurants, but a random lunch date landed me at New York Burger Co., and I couldn't hav...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 28, 2007

New York Burger Co.
303 Park Avenue South
New York, NY
(212) 254-2727

Happy Ending

Attraction

Quote:
Ever since I turned 21, I've always loved throwing myself extravagant birthday parties. So on the recommendation of a native New Yorker, I decided to try out bar/lounge Happy Ending for the big day. And the bar certainly delivered on its name.Reading about Happy Ending on the Internet, I discovered that the bar used to be a massage parlor in Chinatown until it was shut down due to extracurricular activity. The name is reminiscent of the old days as is the floor plan--the downstairs has shower rooms converted to bench tables for guests. By calling ahead, I was able to book a room for 20 people without having to pay a dime. It was only about 10 days before my party, so I wasn't able to r...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on March 1, 2007

Happy Ending
302 Broome St.
New York, New York 10002
(212) 334-9676

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emilynyc

emilynyc
New York, New York

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