NYC Eats

Unlike most Bucknellians, throughout my childhood I rarely visited New York. Now that I have a few times in the past year, I'm in love. Though I have only had the chance to get back a few times, it's a place that I could definitely see myself living after graduation (granted I could get a job and not have to starve on the streets). Then again, if you are going to starve on the streets, might as well be in the Big Apple. This weekend I will be returning to the promise land, of course with hopes of amazing food experiences. 

Even as a kid I've always known that the restaurant scene in New York is one of the best in the world. I don't know if I've ever mentioned it here, but one of my dreams in life is to be successful enough to open restaurants in the city. Here are a couple places I have on my list and I'm hoping to get to at least one this weekend. Look out for lots of pictures and review posts in the next week!

Look at any New Yorker's answer to their favorite places to eat and there is a pretty good chance that this will be on their list (Oprah has been listed as a fan). If the picture doesn't make your mouth water, then I don't know what would.  

Through every Instagram account that I have ever followed of people who live in New York have included a photo from their brunch experience at Jack's Wife Frieda. I may be one of them (guilty as charged). The photos on their website are amazing.

As the bakery home to the pastry chef who created the Cronut, I think it goes without saying that Dominique Ansel is nothing short of a genius. These look so cute- who wouldn't want to drink milk out of a cookie?

After a year of seeing this everywhere, I need to finally try this. It's crazy how something can blow up in such a short time. The best thing about this avocado toast is the toppings, and this cafe has been rated numerous times as one of the best. 

A favorite of one of my best friend's mother, this is one of the first restaurants that I went to last summer in the city. If you are in the West Village area, stop by for the best berry waffles of your life. I would highly recommend coming in the warmer months when the outdoor section is open, but the whole restaurant does a good job of combining indoors and outdoors with open space and lots of natural light. The whole place has a lot of charm- make sure to check out the bike in the front!

Is there any place you would recommend in NYC? I'd love to know!
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  1. Thanks a lot Emma for MAKING MY MOUTH WATER. Seriously, though, when I go to NY (someday) I will have to try all of these!! Thanks for sharing!:)

    xo Hannah Kate

  2. Haha I was drooling as I was writing it- even if you love in NY, there are not enough days to try everything. Thanks for reading!