The bald man rocks. Does pretty much everything with chocolate except inject it directly into your eyeballs. (Although there is a Huge Chocolate Syringe, for oral use.) Overhead pipes ostensibly ke... read more
This place may be suffering from a slight identity crisis, but you probably won't mind. Omonia takes the average Greek diner to the next level. Pick a cocktail/wine/import, pick an appetizer/soup/s... read more
Next-level soybeans transformed into cookies, cheesecake, and cupcakes at this funky Japanese bakery in Hell's Kitchen. Wooden tables scattered through a tidy room with white padded walls, perfect ... read more
Renovated townhouse charmingly decorated with pastel colors, patterned wallpaper, and vintage photographs. Former Barneys manager and co-owner did the place proud. Family tree linking husband and w... read more
Small establishment offering minimal seating area, but if you don't need a lot of space, this is your place for savory Aussie pies. Mac 'n' cheese pies, BBQ pork pies, lamb shank and vegetable pies... read more
Legendary brownies and more. Upscale/cute bakery in Chelsea Market knows how to push your sugar-craving buttons. Try the Java Witch (with cappuccino chocolate chips), the Blonde Witch (like a choco... read more
Ex-advertising hands partner up, deliver sugar rushes to the good burghers of Red Hook. Modern takes on classic American goods, we're loving on velvet cake, chocolate cloud cookies, PB Krispy Bars.... read more
Dumbo's slice of Gay Paree, minus the intense rudeness. Unflappable baker Hervé Poussot kneads yeast three times daily, still manages to smile. Maybe it's the pastry porn. Eye candy tarts wi... read more
Family name means seven breads, but mom n' pop shop bakes up a lot more than that. Baguettes, pullman, casareccio, focaccia, semolina, Tuscan, and French are only the beginning. Does even better wi... read more
IN PREVIEW. Eric Kayser puts New York in good standing with Paris, Tokyo, and Dubai. Signature is the Baguette Monge—crusty on the outside, dense and oh-so-tasty on the inside. Bakery steers... read more
Rustic bread, delicious paninis, authentic Italian pizza served in a tiny osteria-like establishment. We recommend the pizza zucchini, bresaola panini, sourdough pullman bread, and the tortino di c... read more
Are they giving away free iPods? Or perhaps it's that delectable fake chicken wrap that's got the kids so hot and bothered? Obsessive fan base with excellent Mac products packs the place all-day-ev... read more
Cupcakes, sandwiches, and pastries available 24-7. read more
Kenny Shopsin is legend, as much for righteous old-school NY ‘tude as crazy creative concoctions, a la "blisters on my sisters" and slutty cakes infused with essence of stripper perfume, Parl... read more
Is it tbsp, or Tablespoon? A catering company with a storefront with a café, or a café with a storefront for a catering company? Place is out of place in Union Square/Flatiron, ... read more
Sweet treats battle hangovers at a locals' favorite: vaguely Moroccan bakery serving up vegan-friendly pastries. Anything with peanut butter: order. Pasta dishes and a few less stiff and savory con... read more
Heart of much debate amongst Park Slope's pastry-munching set. Small, eclectic shop set deep in the Slope has carefree-to-a-fault staff who could give a shit who or why is eating their pastries, so... read more
Neighborhood “secret” that everyone seems to know about. Laidback shabby-chic café perfect for a weekend brunch of French, American, Brazilian delights. Also great for a mid-week... read more
Dulce de leche cake, blueberry cream cookies, brilliant soft-serve creations, and The Volcano—potato gratin with gruyere cheese and Benton's bacon—certified to get you back on carbs. Ge... read more
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Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...