Sultry cellar vibes, and stuffed zucchini blossoms to die for...
Hidden away on Division Street in the LES just south of Canal, a quiet block that curves off of Ludlow. Bacaro is a Chic, candlelit basement eatery serving pastas & Venetian small plates alongside Italian wines.
Finally! A good Greek tavern
without the trek to Astoria
Straightforward Greek cuisine such as seafood and lamb. Perfectly authentic and definitely a no-frills type of place, Kiki's is a definitely a favorite of mine. Don't hesitate to eat the grilled octopus and lemon potatoes.
Excellent, cheap, responsibly sourced
Food is the cheapest way to travel the world, and this place really takes you there. I make a point to head to Prospect Park everytime I'm in New York just to get a bite of some of these dumplings.
A Thai bakery turned
well-loved local restaurant
Orinigally a well-kept secret amongst the Thai community in Queens, this place probably has some of the tastiest Thai food in NYC if memory serves...
They've got a really lovely green mango salad.
Delicious Patries from the region of Brittany, France
Located not too far from Sripraphai in Jackson Heights, this place has some wildly delicious French pastries made with locally sourced ingredients. Anything from there is money well-spent.
Inventive rustic breads and genuinely addictive cookies
Nestled in New York City’s Upper West Side, Levain headquarters is a cozy neighborhood bakery where locals are greeted by name. A steady stream of loyal regulars stand side by side with tourists, eager to sample the legendary baked goods.