The first time you come to City Bakery you’ll want to try their hot chocolate and their chocolate chip cookie and their pretzel croissant - all the stuff they’re famous for. But when you come back, you should hit up their always stocked, high-end salad bar. This is the kind of salad bar that has grilled cheese.
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Shuko, an unmarked Japanese spot near Union Square, is our favorite omakase experience in NYC.
After closing their East Village location, this Indian restaurant is now back with a more upscale space near Union Square.
We wish there was a Daily Provisions on every corner, so that we would never be far from their excellent breakfast and lunch.
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Brooklyn Cider House
Brooklyn Cider House is a bar, brewery, and prix-fixe restaurant in Bushwick that’s a great place to spend a night eating and drinking with a group.
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Tarallucci e Vino Restaurant
Tarllucci e Vino is an all-day cafe, with a few locations around the city. It’s sort of like a nicer, Italian Le Pain Quotiden.
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