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Where to Eat Near Grand Central Terminal (Our Updated Guide)

Ida Yu 14 comments

We've updated our guide to eateries in and around Grand Central Station to clear up all of your questions if you find yourself in the area looking for somewhere to eat. "How do I avoid the tourist traps?" "Should I venture outside the terminal?" "Where should I go for a solid, quick slice of pizza?" "Can I get a world-class dinner without hopping a cab?" Read on for the answers and our list of suggestions, complete with a map! More

Where to Eat Near Times Square (Our Updated Guide)

Lauren McInnes 12 comments

Two years ago we shared our picks for where to eat near Times Square, the focal point of New York's tourist economy and home to many a chain mega-restaurant. But amid the mammoth TGI Friday's and Guy Fieri's 500-seat restaurant, you'll find plenty of quality places for a quick bite, a casual lunch, or a full sit-down meal. This guide covers the picks from our original guide, plus our new favorite spots we've encountered since July 2011. More

Good Bread: Le Pain Quotidien

Good Bread Andrew Coe 2 comments

It's worth going to the chain's Bleecker Street branch, where they've installed a glassed-in bakery right inside the entrance. Here bread is front and center, and behind the counter are stacks of some of the most interesting loaves in the city. More

The Best Baguette in New York

The Serious Eats Team 20 comments

In honor of Serious Eats Bakery Week, we set out to answer a question that's been on our mind for ages: what's the best baguette in New York? Because for every good baguette, there are dozens of disappointments. Tough, mouth-hurting crusts or doughy, spongy insides. A dried-out crumb or a flavor that's too sweet or too sour or just plain bland. We're tired of suffering bad bread—and wanted to find you the best in the city. More

Fast Food International: Le Pain Quotidien

Fast Food International Krista Garcia 2 comments

Editor's note: In "Fast Food International," Krista Garcia will take us around New York to the many international fast food chains that have landed in the five boroughs. Country of origin: Belgium Locations worldwide: Over 140 in 19 countries including... More

Sugar Rush: Raspberry-Yogurt Cakes at Le Pain Quotidien

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] I've been spotting raspberry sweets everywhere this week. First the raspberry-almond croissant from yesterday, and today, golden topped Raspberry-Yogurt Cakes ($3.25) from Le Pain Quotidien. The cake is a special for the month of June—tender,... More

Chocolate Chip Cookie Championship: The Wild Card Round!

Carey Jones 5 comments

In the spirit of competition, we've introduced a wild-card round. We listened to your nominations, combed back through the comments, and drew up one last round. More

Fast-Food Yogurt Parfaits

Carey Jones 16 comments

When fast-food restaurants jump on the health food bandwagon, the results aren’t usually great. (McDonald’s wilted salads and Dunkin’ Donuts cardboard flatbreads come to mind.) But many chains have had luck in the yogurt parfait department. Fruit, yogurt, and... More

Sugar Rush: Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie from Le Pain Quotidien

Zach Brooks 1 comment

Posting a photo that is meant to convey size is always a tricky thing. Sure, the cookie looks big, but maybe my hands are freakishly small. In this case, you are just going to have to take my word... More

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