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Readers Recommend: Cafe Gitane in New York City

Cafe Gitane, adjacent to the Jane Hotel in the West Village, offers pastries from four-star Balthazar Bakery, along with menu items such as herbed goat cheese with pomegranate syrup. It's a good place to nourish yourself before exploring the High Line, three blocks away. Open 7 a.m.-midnight Sundays-Thursdays, 7 a.m.-1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Cafe Gitane, 113 Jane St., (212) 255-4143,

Ruth Kramer Ziony

Los Angeles

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