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East Side Social Club: The scene-savvy cocktail connoisseurs behind Employees Only and Macao are movin' on up to the East Side, spicing up the Sutton Place ‘hood with a reboot of the classic Italian supper club. With deep red walls, checkered tablecloths, Louis Prima tunes and black and white boxing photos, East Side Social Club feels like the set of a Scorsese flick. And while these guys are best known for their cocktails (you’ll pay a controversial $14 for them here), Social Club feels much more like a restaurant than a bar, and the straighforward menu (steaks, spaghetti) reinforces that vibe. This is Little Italy the way you wish it was, although if you start missing that downtown geography, spend the aforementioned $14 on a Mulberry Street (Plymouth, Green Chartreuse, apple liqueur and basil-infused agave nectar). Just remember to order your steak rare, because, as the Raging Bull himself says, “You overcook it, it's no good. It defeats its own purpose."