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BLT Burger 470 Sixth Ave.; (212) 243-8226; .Seats: 60.Cuisine: hamburgers and shakes.Specialties: certified Black Angus beef hamburgers with bacon, lettuce, tomato and BLT burger sauce; Snake River Farm American Wagyu beef burger; Colorado lamb burger with yogurt sauce, cucumber, olives, red onion and tomato; Grandma’s Treat milk shake with bourbon, caramel syrup and vanilla ice cream.Main courses: $7-$16.Chef: Dustin Campbell.Owner: Laurent Tourondel.

Primehouse New York

381 Park Ave. South.; (212) 824-2600; .Seats: 252.Cuisine: modern steakhouse.Specialties: tableside steak tartare; Kumamoto oyster bake; 28-day, dry-aged Kentucky bone-in rib-eye steak; truffle-Asiago fries; pumpkin soufflé; box of doughnuts–butterscotch, chocolate custard and strawberry jam.Main courses: $21-$86.Chef: Jason Miller.Owner: Stephen Hanson.

Hill Country

30 W. 26th St.; (212) 255-4544; .Seats: 250.Cuisine: barbecue.Specialties: smoked sausage with jalapeño cheese; dry-rubbed and barbecued spareribs, boneless prime rib and brisket—moist or lean.Main courses: $12-$25.Executive chef: Elizabeth Karmell.Pit master: Robbie Richter.Owner: Marc Glosserman.

Park Avenue Autumn

100 E. 63rd St.; (212) 644-1900; .Seats: 130.Cuisine: American.Specialties: veal chop with green-garlic breadcrumbs, chanterelles and royal trumpets; lamb shank with saffron cauliflower, mint and pistachio nuts; Alaskan salmon “Waldorf,” with celery root, grapes and walnuts.Main courses: $17-$48.Executive chef: Craig Koketsu.Owner: Michael Stillman.

Yushi Bento Bar

245 Park Ave; 250 Vesey St.; (212) 687-1900, 945-3096; .Seats: 60.Cuisine: Japanese.Specialties: tuna and salmon sushi with Thai chile sauce, noodle salad; Baja free-range chicken breast salad with mixed greens, carrots, roasted soy pumpkin seeds, avocado, sesame ponzu dressing; Japanese panna cotta.Main courses: $7.95-$18.95.Executive chef: Shaun Presland.Owners: Luke Fryer and Spencer Rothschild.

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