New York City
I'm always getting asked what my favorite places to eat & do
in New York City - here's my recommendations :)
Williamsburg & Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Hotel Delmano - http://www.hoteldelmano.com
82 Berry Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
A dark & intimate cocktail bar.
Milk & Roses Bistro - http://milkandrosesbistro.tumblr.com
1110 Manhattan Avenue, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
One of my favorite places to work on my laptop during the day, its quiet and intimate with a sweet sunroom & yard out back. Also great for lunch & dinner.
Cafe Colette - http://cafe-colette.com
Corner of Berry & N. 9th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Cute cafe with yummy food. Also lovely garden. They have great coffee.
Glasserie - http://glasserienyc.com
95 Commerical Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Perfect spot for a meal (particularly brunch) with friends. Lots of share plates on their menu.
Alameda - http://www.alamedagreenpoint.com
195 Franklin Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Really good drinks & food.
Maison Premiere - http://www.maisonpremiere.com/
298 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Oyster & cocktail bar. yum!
Lodge - http://lodgenyc.com
318 Grand Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
American food, great for brunch & lunch :)
Taco Chulo - http://www.tacochulo.com
318 Grand Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Great cheap mexican food! I always go here for brunch.
Jimmy's Diner - http://jimmysdinerbrooklyn.com
577 Union Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Old style American diner! Your belly will love you (& hate you :)
The Gutter - http://www.thegutterbrooklyn.com
200 N. 14th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Bowling alley with vintage lanes. Best time to go is Friday between 2p-6p where its two for one prices! This place also has a lot of live music and a good place to get a drink. I generally go here at least once a week.
The Levee - http://www.theleveenyc.com
212 Berry Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
My favorite dive bar in NY. Cheap drinks & food. Try the frito pie!
Barcade - http://barcadebrooklyn.com
388 Union Ave Brooklyn, NY
Cool bar with lots of old arcade games. Also two other locations in Manhattan.
Norman's' Kil - http://noormanskil.com
609 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY
Another of my favorite local bars. Big selection of whiskey. The best grilled cheeses sandwiches.
The Saint Austere - http://www.thesaintaustere.com
613 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Amazing food & drinks.
Toby's Estate - http://www.tobysestate.com
125 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Australian style coffee! Theres another in Manhattan.
Nitehawk Cinema - http://www.nitehawkcinema.com
136 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
My favorite cinema in NYC, it runs more independent films and they serve food while you watch the movie :)
Williamsburg Flea Markets - http://brooklynflea.com/markets/williamsburg/
50 Kent Ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
In the warmer months, an outdoor flea market down near the East River. Lots of great food stalls also.
Champs Diner - http://www.champsdiner.com
197 Meserole Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206
A diner serving all vegan food. Also, there's a Champs Junior in Greenpoint on Manhattan Ave.
Bar Matchless - http://barmatchless.com
557 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
The place I visit most often. Great happy hour deals and good food. Great brunch also on the weekend.
Vinnie's Pizza - http://www.vinniesbrooklyn.com/
148 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
& 253 Nassau Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Really good pizza, lots of vegan options too!
Brooklyn Roasting Company - http://www.brooklynroasting.com
25 Jay St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Great coffee in the DUMBO area. I always take my Aussie friends here when they are in desperate need of a good cup of coffee.
Cafe Gitane - http://www.cafegitanenyc.com
242 Mott Street, NY
Moroccan food. The avocado toast & chicken cous cous are my favorites!
Cafe Habana - http://www.cafehabana.com
17 Prince Street, New York
Cuban food.. this place is a must! get the corn :)
Tinys Giant Sandwich Shop - http://tinysgiantnyc.tumblr.com
129 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002
One of my favorite places to get a sandwich in the Lower East Side.
Panna 2 - http://www.panna2.com
93 1st Avenue #2, New York, NY 10003
This little indian restaurant is an experience with great food. Completely covered in christmas tree lights. They will play a special song if its your birthday. Just have to make sure you walk in the right restaurant as lots of other Indian restaurants in the area try to pull you in.
Eataly - http://www.eataly.com/nyc/
200 Fifth Avenue, NY
Eataly sells fresh produce, cheese & meats from Italy and also has a selection of different restaurants within. Perfect place to buy supplies for a picnic in Central Park. Also great to drink wine & eat cheese :)
Lafayette - http://lafayetteny.com
380 Lafayette Street, NY
Ive heard good things about their chicken :)
Calexico Restaurant - http://calexico.net
153 Rivington Street, Lower East Side, Manhattan
645 Manhattan Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
One of my favorite places to eat at regularly. Great Mexican food with a few locations in Brooklyn & Manhattan
Dean & Deluca - http://www.deandeluca.com
Various locations around Manhattan
Upmarket fresh produce and ready made meals - perfect place to get picnic supplies or lunch on the go.
S'Mac - http://www.smacnyc.com
345 E 12th St New York, NY
Good comfort food.
The Grey Dog - http://thegreydog.com
244 Mulberry St New York, NY
Good American food. Also two other locations in Manhattan.
B&H Dairy - http://nymag.com/listings/restaurant/bandh/
127 Second Ave., New York, NY 10003
Vegetarian & vegan food.
Angelika Film Center - https://www.angelikafilmcenter.com
18 W Houston St, New York, NY 10012
Theatre that shows a lot of independent films.
Film Forum - http://filmforum.org
209 W Houston St, New York, NY 10014
Shows a lot of classic, independent and foreign films.