Since 2006, this chic and modern Japanese brasserie hidden from passerby is known by Brooklynites in-the-known as 'The Little House of Wonder'. A sliver of an oasis charms you with its dim relaxing atmosphere, and semi-private tables offering a tasty menu of A La Cart dishes, and a choice selection . . . more
This sweet little patisserie with its indoor cafe and garden seating during the warmer months, serves up delicious French treats that pair perfectly with a cup of coffee: croquembouche, eclairs, Magic Choux, and Capricieux (aka Merveilleux). There is a nice assortments of cakes too! Everything is . . . more
The only thing that surpasses a bakery brimming with fresh baked treats, is one that is purely gluten-free, and just as flavorful as traditional bakeries. Tu-Lu's is the first bakery in New York City dedicated to producing 100% tasty gluten-free treats, ensuring that their customers, no matter what . . . more
Since 1937, on the Lower East Side Economy Candy is an old-fashioned, family-owned candy store that sells hundreds of kinds of chocolates, candies, nuts, dried fruits; including halvah, sugar free candy and of course all the old time candy you had when you were a kid. . . . more
From pour-overs to the mythical Flat White, this urban industrial cafe space keeps things sweet, simple and consistent. Open seven days from morning to night Happy Bones brews coffee fit for a gourmet using Counter Culture coffee beans: a sustainable direct trade coffee company that mutually works . . . more
ThirsTea is a small, owner-run tea shop preparing a variety of over 70 teas by the cup from the finest quality tea purveyors from around the world. This is a wonderful refreshment take-out café with a small seating area serving bubble teas, gourmet teas, coffee, smoothies and snacks.
Need a break from your stressful day? Look no further than Grounded, a coffee house in the West Village established in 2005 by siblings Mark and Jennifer Greenberg. Order from an extensive menu of coffees, teas, smoothies, sandwiches and salads, and desserts. Enjoy your tea as you relax on one of . . . more
Wine bars are as uncommon as well planned Manhattan rooftops with great views. Open a little more than a year, AYZA Wine + Chocolate Bar is an unexpected and welcome addition to the neighborhood. Tucked onto 31st Street between Fifth Avenue and Broadway, AYZA offers a selection of Jaques Torres . . . more
This second location of Blue Marble opened up in May 2008 in a space shared with New York City Explorers, a center for family enrichment. In tune with its ecologically and socially conscious Atlantic Avenue location: http://ztrend.com/brooklyn/boerum-hill/social/203/blue-marble-boerum-hill , the . . . more
Simplicity is the first ingredient at Cones Ice Cream Artisans, a fantastic ice cream parlor that has been part of the West Village since 2002. Really masters of their trade, each flavor is made from scratch using all natural ingredients. The flavors are so fresh and so vibrant, made from seasonal . . . more
Corner Bistro is the last of the bohemian bars in West Greenwich Village, has been serving customers since the earlier part of this century. The original ambiance is pretty much unchanged. The atmosphere at Corner Bistro is laid back and divey with an eclectic crowd. One of those places you go to . . . more
With a love for dining and romantic antiques, restaurateur & chef, Utku Cinel, has transformed this former auto body shop into a chic SoHo café. A menu of Mediterranean dishes with cultural influences of French, Italian, Turkish and modernized Ottoman cuisine.
This weathered landmark has been serving pub food and drinks since 1847 in the SoHo neighborhood. Once operating as a speakeasy during Prohibition in the ‘20’s, Fanelli’s Café is now a hot spot for burgers and reasonably priced beer. Beyond the menu, the tavern aesthetic of Fanelli’s . . . more
RBBTS is an earth-conscious café aiming is to satisfy their customers with a menu prepared using local ingredients. Owner Thomas Desimone, stresses the importance of supporting other small businesses in New York, such as purchasing their fine meats from Pino’s Prime Meats (the local butcher . . . more