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As New Yorkers, we like to think of ourselves as forward thinkers and consumers. We're constantly searching for the newest and hottest restaurants that are sporting innovative cuisines and are adorned with the latest, most stylish decor. Yes, being up to date on the restaurant scene is fun - and a New York necessit y- but at times we forget about the multitude of historical gems we are lucky to have in this city. We've rounded up our 8 favorite retro spots that will transport you back in history and keep you wanting to stop time to cherish their delicious eats.