New York City. I don’t think I’ve met anyone who hasn’t fallen in love with the magic of this city. Not only is it filled with culture, fun and beauty everywhere you look, it’s home to some of the most delicious restaurants & street food vendors. I’ll be breaking down a couple of my favourite spots I dined at whilst in NYC not long ago. Be sure to keep these on your radar when you’re there next!
Jack’s Wife Freda
Anybody who’s everybody has had brunch at JWF. Its a quintessentially quirky NY restaurant you have to try when in SoHo or the West Village.
Getting the ‘Everything Bagel’ is something every tourist in NYC has got to do the minute they land in the city.
Located in Bowery, Vandal combines street eats & cocktails with a splashy ‘Vandalised’ backdrop. It is open for lunch & dinner and although we had an amazing time lunching there, the waitstaff let us know that it is absolutely popping for dinner and cocktails because of its swanky lower level lounge.
Known as the ‘Greenwich Village Institution,’ Joe’s has been serving the stereotypically delicious N.Y.C slice of pizza since 1975.
Light Bites & Rooftop Cocktails
Famous for being the place Carrie Bradshaw tickled her sweet tooth in Sex and the City, Magnolia is home to some of the best cupcakes and desserts in NYC. They are well known for their banana pudding and confetti cupcakes.
Being only a 6-minute walk from Grand Central Station, Pod39 is a must see for sunset cocktails in the Big Apple.
“Top Chef” winner Hung Huynh whips up the best seafood in N.Y.C at Catch. Enjoy a cocktail on the rooftop and then head for dinner, where you’ll enjoy decadent seafood platters and vodka oyster shooters. Definitely order the lobster mac & cheese and the s’mores cake for dessert.
Located on the second floor of the Edition Hotel, The Clocktower is a dark mahogany, tall ceilings, fancy sexy 50 shades of grey kind of business men restaurant. It is in the Flat Iron District, which gives it a high class NYC feel. Their menu begins with breakfast and ends with late dinners.
A classic french bistro on Ludlow St. with a cool Californication bar vibe.
I really hope you enjoyed reading this post & that it gives you some recommendations for places to tickle your tastebuds next time you are in the Big Apple!