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
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
Buttery, delicious couture cookies that look too good to eat! While Eleni's bakery is best known for their distinctive hi-fashion sugar cookies, oodles and oodles of different shapes are available for holidays and special occasions, each decorated to perfection. Cookies are sold singularly or in . . . more
Don’t let the name fool you, because Café Grumpy is anything but a grouchy place to sip on a deliciously brewed cup o’ Joe. The café’s Chelsea location opened on a quaint block in 2006 and is one of four Café Grumpy venues around the New York area. Its laptop free environment is warm and . . . more
Nestled into the lower level of a New York City brownstone building, this tiny bakery is easily overlooked. City Cake's designers, Benny Rivera and Marc Matthias, handcraft special occasion theme cakes along with some of the finest artisan cupcakes and cookies in Chelsea. Rising to every . . . more