My GUide to
New York City
vibe: dreamy, previously an auto body shop, cozy
must order: agnolotti
(I can recommend your whole meal here. It is my favorite restaurant ever. Just shoot me a message or email!)
sheeps milk cheese filled agnolotti, saffron, dried tomato, honey
567 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Forager's Table $$$
vibe: organic ingredients, attached to a little market, big windows
must order: forager's farm breakfast sandwich
scrambled eggs, thick cut bacon, vermont cheddar, pickled onion, avocado, toasted brioche bun
300 W 22nd St, NY, NY 10011
vibe: first a VW bus - now a NYC taqueria chain, extremely flavorful, energetic atmosphere
must order: al pastor taco
The ultimate Mexico City street taco. Thinly sliced, marinated Heritage pork served with cilantro, onions and roasted pineapple
30 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10010
^there are 6 locations! this is my favorite one, but they're all lovely!
vibe: exposed brick, soho chic, italian
must order: herb roasted chicken
must order: salsiccia
rigatoni, sausage, broccoli rabe, carmelized onion, pepperoncini, garnished with Parmesan cheese
45 Mercer St, NY, NY 10013
vibe: insanely popular, tiny outposts, ooey gooey cookies
must order: chocolate chip walnut cookie
167 W 74th St, NY, NY 10023
351 Amsterdam Ave, NY, NY 10024
2167 Frederick Douglass Blvd, NY, NY 10026
vibe: fresh, vegetarian cafe, bohemian
must order: butcher's omelette
three farm eggs, cheddar, mistake mushrooms, avocado, spinach, sourdough
19 Kenmare St, NY, NY 10012
581 Hudson St, NY, NY 10014
vibe: instagrammable desserts, hidden upstairs dessert bar, asian-influence
must order: cookie camp
fresh half baked marshmallow cookie, pretzels, cookie crumbs served with condensed milk ice cream
Catch Roof $$$
vibe: high-end, hop-hop,, celebrity sighting hotspot
must order: mo'jito mo'problems
brugal white and anejo rum, santa teresa 1796, privelage, toasted coconut water, mint, lime
300 W 22nd St, NY, NY 10011
vibe: Australian-inspired cafe, premium coffee, healthy eats
must order: golden latte
Turmeric powder, cinnamon, ginger and black pepper, good for detoxifying the body and reducing inflammation.
*Also order the avocado toast!! You won't regret it!
Walk/Run Central Park
make sure you hit Bethesda Terrace for live music and a sweet view of the lake!
See a Musical!
if you want to have something to dress up for, make a night out of going to the theater! pro tip if you don't care about that - go for a matinee!! tickets are cheaper, and you get out in time for dinner!
My personal favorites are The Whitney and MoMa!
The Quick List
for 🍝 - lilia: Italian, super hard to get in but the homemade pastas are sooo worth it, plan ahead OR via carota: quaint italian, neighborhood type of place OR galli: risotto balls + pasta in soho
for 🌮 - tacombi: dopest Mexican joint, a few different locations in the city
for 🍳- forager’s table: farm-to-table brunch spot OR butcher’s daughter: bohemian vibe, multiple nyc locations
for 🍣 - catch: sushi + nightlife/rooftop 🥂
for 🍦- milk+cream: best soft serve ever infused w your fav cereal, nostalgic, cartoons playing
for 🍕- paulie gee’s: brooklyn pizza w cool flavor combos and their rosé is fire
for 🍪 - levain: you may have been but it is my fav bakery (known for their hot choc chip cookies)
for 🥗 - dig inn or sweet green: quick, healthy “fast” food joints
for 🍩 - the plaza food hall: they have EVERYTHING in here.. it’s a foodie wonderland underneath the famous Plaza hotel (Eloise), but my favorite thing is the mini donuts!
for 🏃♀️ 🚲 - peloton, soul cycle, yoga to the people, core yoga, a run through Central Park, forward space