MANHATTAN´s ARRAY OF INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANTS

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    ONE IF BY LAND, TWO IF BY SEA ...

    17 Barrow Street - Greenwich Village ( 7th Avenue South and West 4th Street )

    Piano, fireplace, romantic ... This gem of a restaurant serves haute international and North American cuisines ... Candlelight and intimacy ... lovely for a special occasion ...

    CHILI PEPPERS ...

    Gabriela´s situated at 688 Colombus Avenue and West 93rd Street is an authentic jewel box on the continent ...Taquería style oak aged tequila bar with lovely guacamole made from Hass avocados ...

    DELICOUS MARGARITAS ...

    Boca Chica tucked into the East Village at:  13 First Avenue and East 1st Street with its reasonable prices serves authentic Latin American cuisine. The rice and beans are not just rice and beans ... Great on a chilly NYC day ...

    SAMBA AND BRAZILIAN ...

    Casa located at 72 Bedord Street in the West Village  is a charming venue and their Feijoada ( pronounced FEI JO A DA ) is a Brazilian Cassoulet ( Cassola, Cozido, Cocido ) to remember ...

    GOTHAM GOES GREEK ...

    Parea, Ethos, Onera, Ammos, Thalassa, Pylos, Milos and Avra ... After checking out the Zagat Restaurant Guide for NYC, uncountable memories filled my heart. I had spent almost one year in Greece before moving to Italia and then Madrid Capital.

    Parea signifies a group of friends, Onera means dreams, Ethos are customs and ethics, Thalassa is the sea, and Pylos is clay ... As of this writing and my last trip over to Manhattan, there are over 50 Greek restaurants in NYC as well 50 more in  Asturias, Queens over the East 59th Street Bridge.  

    At Ammos, the decor aims to establish a true Greek summery sea level ambiance. Chef Christos Christou prepares a lobster in bulgar wheat crust and Cretian koupes baked in clay ... Onera, the most adventurous, specialises in Mezedes or Tapas XXI Millennium fashion ... Midtown Molyvos, serves classical regional Greek such as

    vodino krassato, a beef short rib braised in Greek Aghiortico wine.

    Pylos, located in the East Village serves up a stunner Moussaka and chocolate mousse to die for ...

    Tribeca´s star Thalasso specialises in Greek shellfish and fish varieties ...

    Extraordinaire Chef Christos Avolontis of Taverna Roumeli in Astorias, Queens gives the Big Apple bridge crossers a true jolt of the best of Greece ...    

    CANDY ...

    Check out Dylan´s candy shop ... Located at: 1011 Third Avenue ... This is just like the candy shops of the 1950s. Fab ...