For groceries, the Essex Street Market is a one-stop-shop, and if you're hungry on the Lower East Side, it's a destination lunch spot. There's no shortage of places to eat in the neighborhood, but Essex Street's offerings are consistently delicious. Here's a quick and dirty guide to the lunch options in the market.
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The Essex Street Market is full of treasures (Shopsin's and Beurre & Sel for starters), and the tiny Boubouki stall, with its sweet and savory Greek home cooking, is another great addition to the list.
For such a virtuous vegetable, carrots make some mighty tasty desserts—from a carrot cake doughnut with a tunnel of cream cheese frosting, to a carrot cake spoon bread baked in a ramekin, and so much more. Carrot-lovers, check out our five favorites in the city!
Why start your day with the ordinary cereal and milk when you can mix it up with sweet breakfast breads? Portable, discreet at the office, and easy to eat on the go, they're a much more delicious way to start the morning. Here are five of our favorites. From a soft chocolate-cherry loaf, to a supremely moist banana bread and sugar bread accompanied with a house-made chocolate-hazelnut spread, it's a sweet start for each day of the work week.
The orange color in Boubouki's Carrot Bread comes from both grated carrots and fresh oranges. A citrus spin on your ordinary carrot bread, it's abundant with cinnamon and black walnuts.