debra messing new york essentials


lodging
mercer hotel
, from $275; (212) 966-6060

dining
café des artistes
, french; expensive; (212) 877-3500

café un deux trois, continental; moderate; (212) 354-4148

carmine’s, italian; moderate; (212) 221-3800

grand central oyster bar, seafood; expensive; (212) 490-6650

grange hall, american; moderate; (212) 924-5246

h&h bagels, bagels; inexpensive; (212) 595-8003

jerry’s, upscale diner; moderate; (212) 966-9464

john’s pizzeria, pizza; inexpensive; (212) 243-1680

le gamin, french; expensive; (212) 254-4678

mercer kitchen, asian/american; expensive; (212) 966-5454

mesa grill, southwestern; expensive; (212) 807-7400

raoul’s, french/american; moderate; (212) 966-3518

the river cafe, american; expensive; (718) 522-5200

union square cafe, american/italian; expensive; (212) 243-4020

veselka, polish/ukrainian; inexpensive; (212) 228-9682

shopping
annex antique fair
, flea market; (212) 243-5343

balducci’s, upscale grocery; (212) 673-2600

dean & deluca, upscale grocery; (212) 226-6800

fragments, jewelry; (212) 334-9588
intermix, designer clothing; (212) 533-9720

me & ro, jewelry; (917) 237-9215

resurrection, vintage clothing; (212) 625-1374

tower flea market, sunglasses to video tapes; no phone

what goes around comes around, vintage clothing; (212) 343-9303

nightlife
manhattan theater club
, off-broadway theater; (212) 399-3000

mchale’s, irish pub; (212) 997-8885
ps 122, theater venue; (212) 477-5829