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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Corkbuzz Wine Bar
The Infatuation loves wine. We drink more than we probably should, and actually have a really solid handle on what's what, and (more importantly) what we like. But when ordering a bottle of wine makes us think we should also order a loan to pay for it, we're not happy.
Headless Horseman has a good beer selection and popular Happy Hour right by Union Square.
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Elephant & Castle
Elephant & Castle is a well known West Village Chronic Brunch establishment, with a unique menu and possibly the single greatest brunch invention of all time: Eggs ’n Apples Benedict on French Toast With Maple Syrup.
Meat Hook Burger Shop
Meat Hook Burger Shop is a takeout spot in Williamsburg that serves one of the best burgers anywhere in the city.
Loring Place is an upscale Greenwich Village spot that should please just about everybody.
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Think is a pretty big coffee chain in NYC, and we’re partial to the NYU location where you can sit on a couch and eat a grilled cheese sandwich.
Levain Bakery on the UWS makes some of the best chocolate chip cookies in the city. You just have to wait for them.
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