As the food capital of the world, New York City boasts a restaurant for every type of night out. There's a time and a place for a hole-in-the-wall, a quiet date spot, or your favorite secret haunt. But when you inevitably crave a meal that comes with a side of notoriety, glamour, and fashionable (slash famous) dining companions, these eateries are the place to be. If you're looking for a scene, you'll find it.

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