Ever-changing array of super-fresh locavore-ish sandwiches and salads nearly eclipsed by desserts, especially salted caramel ice cream sandwich. Keeps it creative with goat cheese tart, sardines wi... read more
Milk Bar that's the opposite of Korova: sweet, neighborhoody spot, closes early, uses only organic eggs and antibiotic-free meats. Frowns on the ultraviolence. (It's milk bar, as in "general store"... read more
Delicious Brazilian eatery like a watering hole in the desert that is the Williamsburg-Greenpoint no man's land. Petite 25-seater whips up meaty sandwiches and snacks from a cramped corner kitchen.... read more
Inspired by 17th century French salons, this grand tea party houses selections of the purest herbs, spices and botanicals picked from private estates all over the world. One signature tea, the soci... read more
About as cozy as sceney gets. Basement space decked out with café chairs, weathered wood planks, exposed brick. Earnest Sewn bloodlines visible in rustic/industrial look, light mercantile of... read more
Radiate calm while you await a tea so delicate it needs no sugar, and dumplings so delicious you forgive their slow arrival. Everything is made from scratch, so worth the wait, even if you're not p... read more
Groovy bulbous windows on Broadway reveal new edition of Marcus Samuelsson's all-day café. Bakery up front, grab a homemade artisanal pastry and go gorge in Central Park. In back, it's Euro-... read more
DUB (Down Under Bakery) brings the iconic savory pie experience of New Zealand and Australia to Brooklyn. The little cafe has sparse seating and the yippie moms with their bulky strollers fill it u... 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
Large floor-to-ceiling windows open out onto a view of Tompkins Square Park in this funky, corner coffee shop. Patrons sit and sip with a book or opt for the more restaurant-esque option of menu-se... 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
Small, counter-service café for coffee dates, friendly lunches, after-school snacks. Chalkboard menu lists meat and veggie sandwiches, salads. Pressed panini made with Sullivan Street Bakery... 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
Jazz, funk, and classical musicians nightly. Interior wood paneling enhances artistic orchestration. Finely tuned grand recital piano, fireplace, homemade Rafetto's pasta, Joe's Dairy cheeses, Chel... read more
Mismatched table and chairs, changing art on the walls, and lots of windows for passersby to glimpse studious Bohemians reading, writing, or fiddling on their Macs. Doma—"at home" in Czech &m... read more
Healthy, hearty spot to nab everything from vegetarian soups to fresh sushi. Perfect for a quick afternoon pick-me-up, or a casual sit down lunch with friends. 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
Simple keeps it complex: neighborhood café transforms into tasty pop-up Vietnamese joint when it's not dishing out classic American fare. Homemade bread keeps the vibes cozy on non-Southeast... read more
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Oysters and cocktails at 1 Delancey. Named for Marcel Duchamp&rsquo...