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7 days of eating in NYC


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7 days of eating in NYC

ausfoodie | | May 6, 2011 12:02 PM

Hi, I'll be visiting NYC from Australia for seven days next wek. This is our (my girlfriend and I) first time to NYC but have prioritised food above sightseeing and shopping.

Having spent the last 2 weeks researching on what the must-eats are in NYC, I have compiled a daily schedule below.

The restaurants where I've booked are marked with an * and the rest I am still finalising as I'm trying to match the location of the restaurant to where we'll be going for sightseeing.

Given it's first visit to NYC, we'll be doing a lot of sightseeing so will have to plan the schedule meticulously as I'm expecting long queues to most of the tourist hotspots.

Dinner - Hard Rock Cafe (closest to our hotel due to jet lag from 22 hour flight)

Breakfast - Pastis (Brioche French toast)
Lunch - *Le Bernardin
Dinner - Ippudo
Dessert - Spot Dessert Bar

Breakfast - Undecided
Lunch - *Del Posto
Snack - Gray's Papaya (Hot Dog & Papaya drink to share)
Dinner - *Café Boulud (tasting)
Dessert - No (stomach) room for dessert

Breakfast - DB Bistro Moderne
Lunch - *Eleven Madison Park
Snack - Peter Pan (Donut to share)
Dinner - *WD-50 (tasting)
Dessert - No (stomach) room for dessert

Breakfast - Jane (Crème-brulee battered French toast)
Lunch - *Jean Georges
Dinner - Keens
Dessert - need to find another one (potentially Momofuku milkbar)

Breakfast - Nougatine (big brekkie)
Lunch - day long trip to Woodbury Commons (shopping) so no food plans
Snack - Redhead fried chicken (to share)
Dinner - Momofuku Noodle Bar
Yankees baseball match
Dessert - Chikalicious Dessert bar

Breakfast - undecided
Lunch -*River Café
Snack - RGR's LES food excursion Katz (Pastrimi to share)
Russ & Daughters (Bagel & Lox to share)
Yonah Schimmel's (Potato knish to share)
Belgian Fries (Ray's) - chocolate egg cream drink to share
Kossar's (baked bialys)
Gus's World Famous Pickles (pickle)
Il Laboratorio del Gelato (gelato to share)
Dinner - Motorino EV / Lombardi's / Blue Smoke (tough decision)
Dessert -

Breakfast - Undecided
Depart NYC

Any suggestions or comments would be appreciated as I am still working through the many lists posted in the many threads. Would like to find more brekkie places closer to where our hotel is (53rd St, 7th Ave), am still going through kathryn's list.

A big thank you to everyone for all their replies that have helped me put together the above list!

Russ & Daughters
179 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002

DB Bistro Moderne
55 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

Momofuku Noodle Bar
171 1st Ave, New York, NY 10003

Blue Smoke
116 East 27th Street, New York, NY 10016

Gray's Papaya
402 6th Ave, New York, NY 10014

65 4th Ave, New York, NY 10003

Hard Rock Cafe
1501 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

1 Central Park West, New York, NY 10023

Spot Dessert Bar
13 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10003

349 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003

Il Laboratorio del Gelato
188 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002

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