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New York City has some of the best eateries in the world, but if you have time for only one transformative culinary experience, eat at celebrity chef Mario Batali's Babbo. Order the beef-cheek ravioli, choose wisely from the wine list and save room for the pistachio semifreddo; your life will be forever changed. (Be sure to make a reservation.)

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