The West Village is one of New York's more receptive neighborhoods to lingering breakfasts, from busy coffee shops to lazy cafes, no shortage of all-day bistros and a wealth of bakeries. So where do we go to start the day while we're there? That depends on the mood: doughnut or croissant, French scrambled eggs or Cuban heuvos rancheros?
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If you're looking for lunch in Chelsea, Chelsea Market really should be your first stop. This expansive retail space is home to a couple dozen vendors, most of which do food of some kind. Consider this your one-stop guide to eating well in the market.
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.
Wandering crowded commercial areas looking for a snack is pretty much the most miserable experience imaginable. So here's our guide to good eats in three shopping districts—Fifth Avenue uptown, Fifth Avenue / Flatiron, and Soho—to save you from the curse of a bad lunch.
Editor’s note: As Metromix reported, the food offerings at this year’s U.S. Open are several cuts above the usual ballpark fare. There’s the half-pound U.S. Open Burger, Philly Cheesesteaks, crepes (both sweet and savory), lobster rolls, Carnegie Deli corned beef...