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28: 25-Cent Small Treats at Burch

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Try plucking a quarter out of the change jar, skipping on into the store, and see how far you get.

Not very.

But did you know you could get something for five nickels at one of the city's finest restaurants?

See also: 29: Siberian Pelmeni at Moscow on the Hill

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At Burch Steakhouse and Pizza, a quarter will buy you a 25-cent "small treat," which could be a chocolate-dipped macaron or a chai truffle; you just don't know, that's part of the fun, and who are you to be choosy when someone brings you something for almost nothing?

Also brilliant: After unhinging your jaw for a 35-ounce Porterhouse and a butter and Parmesan pizza (simultaneously possible at Burch), you know damn well you don't need a big slab of chocolate hazelnut cake.

Roughly the size of a quarter themselves, these are the textbook definition of a little something sweet.

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