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NYC Bakeries to Visit During the Holiday Shopping Rush

(December 11, 2017) - Between all the holiday shopping it is good to take a breather, relax your feet and mind for a little while, and maybe treat yourself to a little refresher in the form of a cup of coffee and a pastry. It’s not always easy to find the perfect spot to relax when you need it which is why I suggest scheduling in a break once in awhile in advance! Here are some of our favorite bakery spots in New York City. (read the story...)

Where to Dine for Christmas in NYC 2017

(December 08, 2017) - Where to Dine for Christmas in NYC 2017. During the holidays, many of the city's top restaurants feature special menus. Some of our favorite Christmas dining destinations follow. (read the story...)

Lobster and Steak Special at Morton's The Steakhouse

(December 06, 2017) - Famous for USDA prime-aged beef, fresh seafood, fine wine, and elegant desserts, Morton’s is the ideal place for a memorable dinner. Right now you can enjoy the experience with a great deal on surf and turf. Now through December 30, 2017, get a succulent steak and lobster tail served with drawn butter for only $56. (read the story...)

Celebrating the Season: Private Party Spaces in NYC

(December 01, 2017) - New York restaurants are notoriously short on space, but we've gathered up some great exceptions for holiday and special occasion dining in a private party group space as only New York can do it. (read the story...)

Best Seasonal Coffees in NYC

(December 01, 2017) - With the weather finally turning (sort of), it’s time to replace your cold brew addiction with some hot espresso-based drinks for the colder months. You might like maple or Nutella or pumpkin spice—seems like there’s nothing you can’t add with coffee these days (although we couldn’t find a bacon latte, which seems like an oversight). Take a look at this list of special coffee drinks to find your favorite new brew. (read the story...)

NYC's Best Chowder Spots

(November 20, 2017) - Late fall is bringing New York some cold winds, but along with the lowering of temperatures comes a range of warming chowders. Many of New York’s chowder hotspots source their ingredients locally. Sample a few varieties by visiting our favorite spots in Manhattan for chowder. (read the story...)

Where to Get the Best Indian Food in Manhattan

(November 03, 2017) - One of the things that make New York City a city most people want to visit is the diversity. There are so many different things to see, to smell, and let's not forget to eat! If you’re one for flavorful and spicy food, you need to check out some of the Indian restaurants while you’re here. New York City is lucky enough to have so many authentic and delicious restaurants that it is almost hard to pick which one to go to sometimes. Here are five you can check out if you’re looking to try some Indian cuisine in New York City. (read the story...)

NYC's 8 Best Farm to Table Restaurants

(October 31, 2017) - Farm to table dining is one the biggest trends taking over the culinary scene, and considering the good it does the environment, the farming industry, and the economy, it’s something New York City couldn’t be happier about. Though the Big Apple is known for its endless concrete and dwindling greenery, these eight restaurants have managed to not only provide a farm-to-table experience for their diners, but to excel at it. (read the story...)

8 Great Restaurants Near One World Observatory

(October 27, 2017) - With the area around One World Trade Center still under development, the dining options are also slim. But there are certainly diamonds in the rough, and we’ve rounded up eight of them for you to try. With the area around One World Trade Center still under development, the dining options are also slim. But there are certainly diamonds in the rough, and we’ve rounded up six of them for you to try. Move towards the water, or walk north to a stellar French wine bar, and you’ll find unique, tasty food you actually want to eat. (read the story...)

Where to Eat After a Visit to the Guggenheim

(October 27, 2017) - The Guggenheim’s storied, spiral-shaped galleries, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, offer one of the world’s most unique museum experiences. After you’ve taken your winding stroll up the spiral and back down again, have a sit-down, sip some wine, and talk art. These 8 restaurants provide the perfect ambiance and satisfying meals to keep you soaking in the culture for the rest of the day. (read the story...)

The Best Places to Get a Hearty Meal After the NYC Marathon

(October 23, 2017) - A hearty meal will never taste quite as amazing as after the NYC marathon, and these seven hotspots will prove it to you. Enough cheering, it’s time to get yourself a meal. Go on, you earned it! (read the story...)

New York's Can't-Miss Coffee Shops

(October 05, 2017) - Coffee, coffee, coffee. Like what seems like all the rest of the residents of New York City, I am highly addicted to coffee. NYC is all about high tempo. Caffeine surely helps to keep up with the city. Also, a good cup of coffee is flavorful and delicious. If you’re new to New York City and you’re not sure what spots to hit for your daily caffeine intake, check these recommendations out. (read the story...)

Trick or Treat: Where to Get Pumpkin Flavored Foods and Drinks in NYC

(October 03, 2017) - Once autumn arrives, many foodies and flavor enthusiasts start looking forward to the spiced flavors of the season. It seems like every restaurant and bar venue in Manhattan—from the casual to the posh—start to unveil autumn menus, which introduce an array of fun fall flavors. Suddenly food and drinks are awakened with the taste of pumpkin spice, a dash of cinnamon, the taste of apples, and more. Here are a few destinations that celebrate the flavor of pumpkin. (read the story...)

Best Restaurants in West Harlem

(September 29, 2017) - Once a purely residential area, Harlem has become its own destination for visitors to New York, especially those looking to eat well. The Restaurant Rows on Lenox Avenue and Frederick Douglass Boulevard bring Southern-inspired cooking to the north, in addition to other flavors from around the world. (read the story...)

Best Gluten Free Downtown Restaurants in NYC

(September 22, 2017) - Anyone with gluten sensitivity knows that after avoiding wheat products for long enough, you barely miss them. Fortunately, if you find yourself in New York, you won’t have to go without bread, pasta, or pastries. Below are seven of downtown Manhattan’s top spots for those avoiding wheat products. (read the story...)

Top 10 Vegan Eats in NYC

(September 22, 2017) - Whether you’re giving the plant-based life a trial run (à la Beyonce and Jay-Z) or are a dyed-in-the-wool vegan, you have an abundance of vegan options in New York. From high-end juice bars to classy restaurants, you’ll find establishments all over committed to serving dishes without animal-derived ingredients. Vegetables aren’t just for side dishes anymore. On this list, they’re the main event. (read the story...)

Legends of Little Italy: Must-Try Italian Restaurants in NYC

(September 15, 2017) - On narrow, ancient streets downtown you’ll find one of the most vibrant places in Manhattan: Little Italy. Childhood home of director Martin Scorsese and inspiration for The Godfather, Little Italy remains a vital destination for visitors to NYC. It’s also a fantastic place to get a meal at a classic restaurant. For decades now, bold-face names and hungry New Yorkers have come to Little Italy for pizza, pasta, and the best cannoli in the city. Check out any one of these Little Italy legends for a New York meal to remember. (read the story...)

NYC's Best Five Burgers

(September 15, 2017) - Whether you’re a NYC local or just visiting, you're always craving a nice juicy burger. New York City loves its all-American foods, check out our top five best burgers! (read the story...)

8 Asian Restaurants Not to Miss in NYC

(September 08, 2017) - Asian cuisine provides a variety of options, and that holds true in New York City. You'll find restaurants full of dishes that are flavorful, colorful, and exciting. Here are my top 8 favorite places to satisfy my cravings for Asian food. (read the story...)

Aloha, NYC! The Restaurants with the Best Hawaiian Food in New York

(September 08, 2017) - Whether you’re craving a fresh bowl of poke, wanting some sizzling kalbi, or are interested in pineapple fried rice, New York City has got you covered with Hawaiian restaurants. Get your fill of all the favorites by visiting these five establishments listed below. Aloha! (read the story...)

Best Turkish Restaurants NYC

(September 08, 2017) - New York City has it all, including amazing Turkish eats. From Mediterranean classics to modern takes on Istanbul staples, these five Turkish restaurants have you covered. Try one or try them all — we promise they won’t disappoint! (read the story...)

Where to Get Your Power Lunch on in NYC

(September 08, 2017) - Lunch shouldn’t slow you down. If you’re visiting New York City, you’re going to want to feel fueled and energized after you eat (considering how much ground there is to cover). Grab some grub at any one of these five noteworthy establishments if you’re looking for a power lunch in NYC. They won’t let you down — they’ll only fuel you up. (read the story...)

Best Happy Hour Bites in NYC

(September 08, 2017) - When most people think of happy hour, they think of cheap drinks — but happy hour can be great deals on bites as well. Rounded up below are New York City’s best happy hour bites, including everything from $1 oysters to $15 pizzas. (read the story...)

5 Great Restaurant Deals on New York's Upper East Side

(September 01, 2017) - Dining on the Upper East Side of Manhattan is always a good time, but dining with a deal is guaranteed to be an even better one. These five NYC restaurants rounded up below offer can’t-beat prix fixe menus, takeout deals, and lunch specials that simply can’t be bested. Enjoy! (read the story...)

Umberto's Clam House: A Very Tasty Piece of Little Italy's History

(September 01, 2017) - Umberto’s Clam House opened on Mulberry Street in 1972, and for the past 45 years it’s been serving up some of the freshest seafood in all of New York City. Located in the heart of Little Italy, Umberto’s is a hot spot for both local New Yorkers and visiting tourists alike. Thanks to its welcoming environment and enticing seafood dishes, the restaurant is as much a draw today as when it opened. (read the story...)


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This Week in New York City

(12/13-12/20) Looking for what to do in New York? We've got the latest on all the goings-on in NYC, from concerts to museum exhibitions to comedy to the best in city sightseeing. Read on for our picks for the best of this week in New York City. click here