Levain’s chocolate chip cookies are colossal, gooey, and always in the running for the best ones in NYC. In fact, any type of cookies here won’t disappoint, but there are a few other pastry options, too. The space is small, so be prepared to wait in line outside. It will be worth it.
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We learned a lot of things from eating at Peacefood Cafe, mostly related to non-violence and how nachos are apparently good for you.
Caffè Storico is little more than a good bet for dinner in the neighborhood or some pre-gaming before you hit the planetarium. Who wants to get drunk and see a laser show?
Good Enough To Eat
The Upper West Side may not be flush with noteworthy dining out options, but they certainly have one meal on lockdown – brunch. Good Enough To Eat has been an institution up in these parts for a good 30 years, and a spot we'll happily go to for simple, heavy handed home cooking.
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West-Bourne is an all-day cafe in SoHo where you can eat a great mushroom reuben or a bowl of vegetables that tastes better than it should.
La Mercerie is a cafe and luxury design store in SoHo. It has expensive pastries and expensive furniture, and it’s a great spot for a daytime meeting.
With a reasonably priced menu, welcoming staff, and sleek decor, we’re surprised to find such a perfect Australian coffee shop in Midtown East.
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The City Bakery
City Bakery is a bi-level café near Union Square known for its baked goods, hot chocolate, and pricey (but pretty decent) salad bar.
Breads Bakery - Lincoln Center
Breads Bakery is a bakery and cafe near Central Park on the Upper West Side.
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