The flimsy piece of paper affixed necessarily in the corner of the restaurant's window—you have noticed this. Anyone with munching teeth and hungry guts has seen the stark sanitation report card. If you're interested in an insider's exposé of the restaurant inspection process in NYC, check out this piece from a service-industry vet. This feature, on the other hand, isn't designed to trouble your sleep. These are just great restaurants. Sure, they don't have "A" grades, but the food sure is good. And what the hell else matters?

Here are 10 great NYC restaurants with "B" sanitation grades.