Getting ready to spend 4 full days exploring NYC for the very first time. Staying in Long Island and training to Manhattan every day. Arriving Wednesday, departing early Sunday morning. This is somewhat of a foodcation. Trying to keep meals mostly casual, leaving room for 1-2 nicer meals out. Would love some feedback on my itinerary!
DIY Food tour of Greenwich Village (The Donut Pub, A Salt & Battery, Big Gay Ice Cream, Milk & Cookies Bakery, Murray’s Cheese Bar, Faicco Pork Store, Pasticceria Rocco (cheesecake), Artichoke Pizza) - Picnic in Washington Square Park
Exploring/Shopping in the Village
Union Square Green Market
Madison Square Park
Back to LI to collapse and order pizza
- Thursday -
Central Park (stop in Payard bakery for croissants and coffee)
Chelsea Market (/ Artists and Fleas Market
High Line Park and Le Bain bar for a drink
Little Italy - DiPalo shopping, Caffe Palmeo or Caffee Roma Pastry (which one?) for cannol - am I missing anything here?
Dinner at Torrisi’s
Dinner at Little owl, squeezing in Grand Central Terminal (Junior's cheesecake) after Central Park
- Friday -
Battery Gardens Beer Garden & exploring Battery Park
Financial District – Luke’s Lobster for late lunch
IF we don't do Little Italy Thursday - fit it in here
Lower East Side - what to explore here?
SoHo - what to explore here?
Katz’s for late dinner
- Saturday -
Rockefeller Tour and TOTR (while munching on Macrons from Bouchon)
Central Park South - am I missing anything to eat here?
5th Avenue shopping
Brooklyn Bridge (should we have dinner in Brooklyn?)
- Need food recs for this day - lunch and dinner