This East Village health food store has a little juice bar tucked away in the back where designer juices are the specialty. The owner, who likes to remain anonymous, has the most delicious green juice bar in New York City! This is one of the few places I trust the juice to be truly organic. His . . . more
You don't have to know anything about cheese to walk away with an impressive bounty to impress your friends with. This elegant space features select imported French cheeses, provisions and all the stealth cheese paraphernalia to make a dynamite first impression with your fromage aficionado friends. . . . more
Perhaps one of the most unique stores in New York, The Meadow has an array of gourmet, culinary goods and services to offer to its West Village neighbors. A beautiful assortment of flowers from the uptown market divides the store down the center, separating over 150 gourmet finishing salts from a . . . more
New to the Chelsea neighborhood is the recreational cooking school, Haven’s Kitchen. Pairing with local businesses and farmers markets for fresh ingredients and instructors, Haven’s Kitchen offers a vast selection of culinary courses like Rustic Season Desserts, Easy Weekend Meals, Breakfast . . . more
Le Palais des Thés, “the palace of tea” in French, provides an oasis amidst the busy streets of New York City. The tea shop was founded by François-Xavier Delmas, a passionate world traveler and tea extraordinaire who creates relationships with farmers while visiting their tea plantations . . . more
If you believe that the pursuit of hotness is the most important thing in life, then it's time to turn your nose up at Huy Fong's sirrache sauce and indulge in Heatonist's fiery selection of red-hot sauces. You'll be impressed by the high-quality ingredients and rotating selection. Heatonist's hot . . . more
Valley Shepherd Creamery is Park Slope's only farm-owned cheese shop, selling single origin Pyrenees style cave-aged artisanal cheeses. Adopting Europe's old-world techniques, owners Eran Wajswol and Debra Van Sickle have recreated a European sheep farm and creamery in Long Valley, N.J.
Since 2004, Wine Therapy has been hand selecting hundreds of bottles of natural and organic wine to offer in its NoLIta storefront. Delicious reds, whites, rosés and champagne from near and far decorate the store, and they all come at a friendly price with hand-written taste descriptions under . . . more