Black Seed Bagels

It's pretty widely accepted that New York City water is the not-so-secret ingredient that makes New York City bagels better than bagels from anywhere else.  However, at Black Seed Bagels, what differentiates these New York City bagels from all other New York City bagels is not the water, but the fire. Black Seed Bagels makes a … Continue reading Black Seed Bagels

The Spotted Pig

Innocuously tucked into a corner in the famous Greenwich Village neighborhood in lower Manhattan, almost hidden in plain sight, sits a restaurant that reflects the artistic and bohemian vibe that the neighborhood is known for.  It blends in so well that you have to know what you're looking for in order to see it.  There … Continue reading The Spotted Pig

Cousin John’s Cafe & Bakery

Whenever I travel, I do extensive research into where I want to eat and essentially plan my entire trip around going to those restaurants.  This is not one of those restaurants.  I was wandering around Brooklyn with some friends one morning when we realized that we were all pretty hungry.  Nowhere that I had previously … Continue reading Cousin John’s Cafe & Bakery