The New York State of Mind- Milk Bar

What? Cake, ice-cream, cookies, pie, milkshakes. Where? 251 East 13th St for review purposes, others across NYC and nationally How much? Cookies starting at $2 Overall: 11/10 Let me just get this out of the way. OH MY GOOD HEAVENS THE ICE CREAM!!!!!! Ok here we go- I saw a restaurant listed close to our … Continue reading The New York State of Mind- Milk Bar

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The New York State of Mind- Balade

What- Traditional and modern Lebanese/Eastern Mediterranean/Mezze Where- 208 1st Ave, between 12th & 13th Street How much- Mezze & wine for two $100 incl service Overall- 9/10 Once upon a time a girl from Essex became mildly obsessed with fattoush- a simple zingy middle eastern salad she learned from a Gizzie Erskine book. This same … Continue reading The New York State of Mind- Balade

The New York State of Mind- Mighty Quinn’s BBQ

What: Modern BBQ- ribs, brisket, wings, burnt ends. Where: Many locations across Brooklyn, Manhattan, Jersey. We went East Village, 2nd Ave and East 6th St How Much: $20ish pp for meat, side and drink Overall: 10/10 for a quick, tasty dinner Oh. My. Goodness. Mighty Quinn's was an early hit on my search list for … Continue reading The New York State of Mind- Mighty Quinn’s BBQ

The New York State of Mind- Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen

What: Craft beers and higher end pub grub, big TV Where: 2nd Ave on the corner of 5th St, East Village How much: Mid range, roughly $8 a pint, relatively a lot more for bottled brews. Food menu $10-$20 a plate Overall: 10/10 for beer drinking, We came across Cooper's (named for the local college, … Continue reading The New York State of Mind- Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen

The New York State of Mind- Bluebird Coffee Shop

What: Coffee, pastries, cakes, limited kitchen menu. Where: 72 East 1st St, between 1st & 2nd Ave, downtown Manhattan. How Much? Coffee and breakfast $12ish Overall: 9 out of 10 Bluebird was an early addition to my NYC holiday hit list after a quick search for the best coffee local to our mission base in … Continue reading The New York State of Mind- Bluebird Coffee Shop