Bianca – Nolita. Italian. Cozy. Like nana’s kitchen. Affordable. * Cash Only! Weekend Adventures of Shanti & K
Buvette – West Village. Tiny. Not for big groups. French. france in nyc: by K
Caffe Dante – Greenwich Village. Italian Cafe open until 2am on weeknights, 3am on weekends. * Cash Only! Caffe Dante.
Casa della Mozzarella – 187th Street, Bronx NY. The real little Italy and only place other than Italy to buy cheese. Late Night Eating by K
Emporio – My favorite Italian spot in NYC in Nolita (North of Little Italy) my favorite area of NYC. Weekend in Tribeca
Frankies Sputino – Brooklyn & West Village. Great rustic italian cuisine & atmosphere. Always a wait, always worth it. brooklyn : by K
il Buco Alimentari – NoHo. Amazing. Do not miss the fried artichokes or the beet, ricotta salad.
Immigrant – East Village wine bar. Great date spot. Weekend Adventures of Shanti & K
Joe’s Pizza – Greenwich Village. Best Pizza slice in NYC. best New York Pizza
Kaffe 1668 – Fabulous coffee shop on Greenwich & Beach street in Tribeca. Gourmet coffee. Fresh delicious sandwiches for lunch, some wine and a Fred Astaire movie projected on the wall for happy hour. Weekend in Tribeca
Little Branch – NYC Speakeasy, West Village. Get there early. *cash only nyc speakeas, take one: by K
Mario’s Restaurant – Bronx NY. Best Pizza in New York. This place has literally not been redecorated since the 50’s, which gives it a pretty great vibe. * note: they only serve the delicious pizza during lunch hours. the real little italy: by K
Peels – East Village soul food. Great fried chicken sandwich, gorgeous interior. My cozy annual day before Christmas Eve date place with my sis. Weekend Adventures of Shanti & K
Stone Park Cafe – Brooklyn brunch spot. Try the eggs and steak hash. brooklyn : by K
Supper – East Village Italian. Cozy, romantic & delicious.Weekend Adventures of Shanti & K
Villa Della Pace – East Village Italian. Affordable, great atmosphere, delicious drinks, happy staff. Weekend Adventures of Shanti & K
Vin et Fleur – French American in the heart of SoHo. Cozy and romantic. Get the Beef Sliders. Vin et Fleur NYC
Holland & Sherry, Bespoke – Want to feel like a character in Mad Men? in a good way? Come to this upscale shop to browse (or purchase) apparel, interiors and accessories. Custom goods of any kind made with Holland & Sherry fabrics available as well. Took my dad here to purchase a few custom button down shirts. Expensive place, but worth a browse! ps my very talented sister works for H&S and designed their fabulous website. A Fancy Weekend : by K
Mona’s Hot Four – Dixie Land Jazz Band every Tuesday night at 11pm at Mona’s Bar on Avenue B. Weekend Adventures of Shanti & K
Baby Wants Candy – Great improv group. nyc improv: by K
Landmark Sunshine Theater – LES of Manhattan, great independent theater. Lower East Side Movie Night
Angelika Film Center – West Houston and Mercer.
Cutler Salon – SoHo Salon. Salon Etiquette