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Art Curator, Francesco Bonami's East Village Tour

Contemporary art expert Francesco Bonami at Sunrise Mart, In Manhattan's East Village.

Photo: Tara Donne

“For most of my American life—I came here from Florence about twenty years ago—I have lived in the East Village. I arrived in New York when I was a young man, and though I’m not so young any longer, the East Village makes me feel that way. It’s always bustling no matter what the hour. There is something so fresh and alive about the place, and while it has changed a great deal and new generations have moved in over the years, the spirit remains the same." - Francesco Bonami
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Destinations: East Village · West Village

Inspired by: My Favorite Place: Francesco Bonami — by Dani Shapiro, Published Feb. 2010

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    Tarallucci e Vino

    Tarallucci e Vino famously operates under the philosophy that "generally, appetizers and desserts are the most interesting items on the menu," and

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    Sant Ambroeus

    Inspired by the eponymous Milanese café established in the 1930’s, Sant Ambroeus serves authentic Italian fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At

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    Sunrise Mart

    Part supermarket and part community center for the ever-increasing Japanese population in the famously diverse East Village, Sunrise Market is a ve

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