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Triple Threat: Galleries and Grub around Union Square

If you want to have a successful night out in this town, you need a plan—and it better be a good one. Since it's not always easy to strike that perfect balance between pre-dinner drink, food and a show, we bring you the Triple Threat series — a block-by-block guide to weekend itineraries that only require one parking space. In this edition, check out a few art exhibits and nearby watering holes around Union Square and the Tenderloin.

Shop Till You're Starved: Where to Eat Around Union Square

Your feet ache from pounding the pavement. The handles of your Macy's/Bloomie's/H&M/Hermès shopping bags are carving deep welts into your hands. Are you seeing stars or are those Christmas lights? You're starting to lose the spirit.

It's time for a pit stop. Here's just some of the great places around Union Square to fuel up and get right back out into the thick of it.

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Yes, there are great burgers at this upscale burger spot on Market Street, but if you're still wallowing in self loathing from your Thanksgiving gorge, the portabello sandwich is mighty fine too.

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