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yumyumyogi | Jul 2, 201801:23 PM     52

Hello. I have been away from NY for 3 years and am finally coming to visit after being flavor- and variety-deprived in Germany all these years. I've compiled a list of all my favorite eats over the years, mostly cheap and kid-friendly, but I need your help editing and updating it for my trip. Do all these places even exist anymore?

Also, I would love suggestions on any new places I shouldn't miss. As you can see, I don't need a fancy 3-course meal as it's the little things that I love. I will be traveling with my husband and two boys aged 5 and 8, both lovers and explorers of good food.

Thanks in advance.

And sorry the list is a bit randomly (dis)organized:

Morgenstern's ice cream

Gorilla Coffee

Bouchon Bakery: Macarons

New Korean: Jeju, Baekjeong, Ms. Yoo, Mokbar

Mah-ze-dahr bakery

Daily Provisions: Crullers

Domenique Ansel Bakery: caneles, cronuts, everything

Pok Pok

Spanish: Casa Mono

Ramen: Ivan Ramen

Burgers:
Shake shack (cheap)
The Breslin (pricey) - lamb burger
Salvation Burger (pricey)

Steak: Peter Lugar

Bagels: Essa bagel

Hummus Place on UWS

Russ & Daughters: Cured fish sandwiches

Mamoun's or Yatagan: falafel

Momofuku Saam Bar: Rice cakes, pork buns, brussel sprouts

Doughnuts: Doughnut Plant

Chocolate Chip cookies: Levin Bakery

Italian:
Fankie's (Bklyn)
Lupo
Babbo
Del Posto (priceyl

Pizza: Grimaldi's, Roberta's or DiFara

Katz Deli: pastrami sandwich

Hot dogs: Grays Papaya

Smorgasburg

BoKy: Noodle soup

Moon House: Fried tiny buns.

Shanghai Cafe: Soup dumplings

Tiffin Walla: Dosas

Dim sum: Ping's or Oriental Garden

Thai:
Pam Real Food
Sripraphai (Queens)

Banh Mi: Bahn Mi Saigon

Splurge meals:
Jean George
Eleven Madison Park
Le Bernardin

New places suggested by friends and foodies:
Agern
Degustation
Lilia
I-CE NY

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