Cool coffee shops like this one are still rare on the Upper East Side. This tiny outpost of Birch Coffee on 62nd Street has excellent coffee served by very friendly baristas. The rest of the neighborhood knows this, so leave plenty of time if you’re stopping by before work.
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La Shuk is a casual Moroccan restaurant in the East 100s that’s perfect for a low-key date or dinner with your kids on a Sunday night.
Proof that Tanoshi Sushi is well worth your time? It’s on 73rd and York, and always packed. Enough said.
THEP is a solid Upper East Side Thai spot with a long menu, an attractive space, and some outdoor seating.
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Foster Sundry is a gourmet butcher shop in Bushwick where you can get coffee and a great biscuit sandwich.
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A little Italian cafe and sandwich shop on the Upper East Side near Central Park. We love the sandwiches, but hate how much they cost.
Bluestone Lane Coffee
The Upper East Side location of Bluestone Lane is in a very pretty old church. It’s a nice place for a quick coffee or a slower brunch.
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