A Foodie Tour Through NYC

Here are some of my favorite food spots in the city! There are WAY too many amazing places than I can count, but here are the photos of the particular ones I caught on Instagram recently. Going back to NYC next week...can't wait to get my fill of favorites!
 - K
{From left to right} Popbar...the best thing you can eat on a stick / Churros con Chocolat at La Churreria / The Lobster Place in the Chelsea Market / Il Laboratorio del Gelato makes some cray flavors! / Caramelized grapefruit at Pulinos / Lychee Martini at Verlaine (they have a GREAT happy hour!) / Spicy Tofu at NY Tofu House / Croissants from Ceci Cela Patisserie / Balthazar bread / Cafe Habana / The BEST oatmeal with all the fix-ins from Liquiteria (their granola is pretty great too) / Abraço coffee / 40 Carrots at Bloomingdales / Truffled Egg Toast at Ino / Russ & Daughters for amazing lox, cream cheese & bagels / Fresh juices from a local Bodega / Tartinery open-faced sandwiches / Rice to Riches is phenom! / A flaky chocolate croissant from Ceci Cela / Laduree macarons / Momofuku steamed pork buns / Momofuku beet, lime, & creme fraiche soft-serve twist / Little Cupcake Bakeshop German chocolate cake / A Salty Pimp from the Big Gay Ice-Cream Shop / One Lucky Duck green juice is so refreshing / Breakfast of fruit bowls and avocado toast from Cafe Gitane / Rubirosa vodka sauce pizza is one of my all-time favorites / Bahn-Mi Saigon has some of the cheapest sandwiches in the city and they are delish / A dosa from Hampton Chutney on Prince / Beautiful meringue topped pies at Pasticceria Rocco on Bleecker / Ginger chicken, salad, and coconut curry noodle soup from Lovely Day / Red velvet from Little Cupcake Bakeshop / A yuzu madeline from Pan-Ya / Liquiteria smoothies / Beer and a soft pretzel from Biergarten at the Standard Hotel / Tartine spicy chicken with guacamole and fries / City Bakery hot chocolate with a fresh marshmallow / $6 breakfast special at Lovely Day weekdays btw 11-12 / Shake Shack is always a good idea / A NYC institution...Ray's Candy Store / I dream about this AMAZING mexican corn from Cafe Habana / Brunch at Doma / The Soft Serve Fruit Co. / Grandaisy Bakery is basically Sullivan St. Bakery and the bread is SO good / Vive le Crêpe! / Fat Witch brownies & blondies / Gimmie Coffee! / Radish salad from Menca / Fave ramen at Menca in the East Village / French toast anyone? Brunch at Lovely Day / Quinoa salad from Bread / Cereal Milk & Fried Apple Pie soft-serve at Milk Bar / Cute candies from Dean & Deluca / Little Cupcake Bakeshop / Saturdays Surf is so chill / Papabubble makes some really interesting candy / Onigiri from Pan-Ya / Worth St. Cafe salads are an amazing deal at lunchtime! / Grom...no need to describe / I'm OBSESSED with Pressed Juicery / Dumpling Man soup and pork dumplings / Breakfast pizza with eggs atop from Gemma at the Bowery Hotel / Tinys and the Bar Upstairs in Tribeca / Hands-down BEST pancakes at Clinton St. Baking Co. / Cool Azn hotdogs at Japadog / Great beer selection at Birreria on the rooftop of Eataly / Potato salad from Cornelia St. Cafe / Murray's sesame bagel / Juicy Lucy's is very reasonable for great juice, smoothies & acai bowls / Pistachio icebox cake from Little Cupcake Bakeshop is my weakness / The wait for the drip coffee at Nolita Mart is worth every Stumptown Coffee roast bean / Parm's famous turkey sandwich /

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  1. oh my god that is the coolest thing!!! I LOVE it! I might just do this for the rest of my life and make a wall full of food images!

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  2. Okay so i pretty much need to visit NY and go to some of these places, all of the food is so creative up there, I know DC has fun places to eat but not like this! I def have to follow you on instagram.

  3. OMG! This post makes me really hungry!!!
    Have u tried rice to riches? Its weirdly delicious...



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