F + B

  1. Egg Shop (for poached huevos, obviously. And french toast)
  2. The Butcher's Daughter (for days you pretend to be healthy)
  3. Jack's Wife Frieda (for brunch)
  4. Gasoline Alley Coffee (for coffee, hanging bicycles and bearded hipsters)
  5. Magnolia Bakery (for cheesecake, because I don't fancy cupcakes. Give me the real thing!)
  6. Two Hands (for chai latte and banana bread)
  7. Asiadog (for hotdogs asian style)
  8. Toby's Estate Coffee (YAS)
  9. Doughnut Plant (for the creme brulee mini doughnut)
  10. Elbow Room (for all their mac n cheeses)
  11. Hungry Ghost (for sub par coffee and free wifi)
  12. Primrose Hill (for free wifi and quaint workspace)
  13. Shake Shack (for fun)
  14. Momofuku Ramen (for the chicken ramen and chicken wings)
  15. Momofuku Milkbar (for cereal milk soft serve, do not get the pistachio, gross)
  16. Wilma Jean (for fried chicken)
  17. Buttermilk Channel (for seriously good but seriously expensive fried chicken)
  18. Morgenstern's (for fine ice cream-look out for special collaborations!)
  19. Chinatown Ice Cream Factory (for fruity flavors-banana and durian! egg custard too!)
  20. Il Laboratoria (for minimalist ice cream and interiors)
  21. Van Leeuwen (for ice cream + coffee days)
  22. Bergen Hall (for fat everything)
  23. Blue Bottle (for everyday coffee perks)
  24. Court Street Grocers (for the Reuben, and grilled cheese)
  25. Smorgasburg (for fat Saturday summers)
  26. Dough (for the best doughnuts on earth)
  27. Peter Pan (for Tina Fey and doughnut fans, you must be both)
  28. Herald Square Urban Space NY Market (for Red Hook lobster, truffle fries & choc challah)
  29. Garibaldi Pizza (for best pizza, go before dinner crowds get in)
  30. Dominique Ansel (for cronut, beignet, Kouign-amann, milk bread)
  31. Brooklyn Flea (for Saturdays in brooklyn in summer)
  32. Gotham West Market (for ramen and tacos, and buttermilk fried chicken)
  33. Melt Shop (for grilled cheese and tater tots)
  34. Ambrose Hall (for communal and noisy food atmosphere)
  35. Big Gay Ice Cream (for ice cream truck flavors, bleagh)
  36. Maman (for pastries and soy matcha latté)
  37. Umami Burger (for truffle in your burger)
  38. Bare Burger (for when you have an organic-conscious friend in town)
  39. Sprinkles Cupcake ATM (for cravings)
  40. Union Square Farmer's Market (for Red Jacket Strawberry and Apple juice)
  41. Sur la Table and Williams-Sonoma (for the best instant mixes for bakes and waffles)
  42. Asiate Mandarin Oriental Hotel (for an expensive dining option with a great view)
  43. Balthazar (for french pastries)
  44. Stumptown Coffee
  45. Brooklyn Roasting Company
  46. Urban Vintage (for lemon + ginger tea and truly a vintage experience)
  47. Choice (for fresh hot food and juices)
  48. General Greene (for working in Clinton Hill on a weekday. Don't even bother on Saturday)
  49. Dean & Deluca (for Upper East Side picnics)
  50. Brooklyn Ball Factory (for meatballs the size of my face, matcha loaf and yuzu iced tea)
  51. Habana (for bright summer nights outdoors in Brooklyn)
  52. Don Nico's (for tacos and burritos)
  53. Korilla (for fun, and for no other reason because queue is long and food is substandard)
  54. Five Guys (for...... fat)
  55. Intelligentsia Flatiron (for coffee)
  56. Juice Generation (for cute juice cups and the coco açai)
  57. Liqueteria (pressed juices)
  58. Be Juice (?) b/w University Pl & 6thAv? (for best date/ banana smoothie and flirty Croatian)
  59. MoMA resturant (for posh lunch meetings)
  60. Café Sabarsky (all things German)
  61. Ample Hills Creamery (for days you need to feel like a kid again)
  62. Blue Marble Ice Cream (also at Bergen Hall!)
  63. OddFellows Ice Cream (for banana split in Williamsburg)
  64. The Annex on Fulton St (for natural light, good coffee and people watching)
  65. Porter House (for steak)
  66. Marietta (for natural light and meetings near school)
  67. Luigi's (for the mozarella and pesto pizza)
  68. The Commodore (for fried chicken and pacman)
  69. La Esquina (for taco)
  70. Prune (for fried oyster omelette and monte cristo)
  71. Franny's (for pizza)
  72. Russ & Daughters (for babka, salmon bagel, latkes and knishes)
  73. Livingston Manor (for downtown brooklyn's latest)
  75. Bijan (for bougie night in Boerum Hill)
  76. Four & Twenty Blackbirds (for pie)
  77. Mirrors on Grand (for after school)
  78. Chalait (For everything matcha. I swear. The Asian in me went out of control)
  79. Greenpoint Fish and Lobster
  80. Five Leaves (American hipster with kale)
  81. Selamat Pagi
  82. Delta Grill (Cajun)
  83. Black Seed Bagels
  84. Bar Chuko (Japanese bar food)
  85. Buvette (for seriously good brunch.. but seriously long wait ugh, damn the west village)
  86. French Louie
  87. The Wren (for irish.....coffee)
  88. A salt and battery (Fish and Chips)
  89. Corner Bistro (BURGER!! SO. GURD!!!!!)
  90. The Boil (Cajun! Crawfish boils!)
  91. Golden Unicorn (Dimsum!)
  92. Maison Premiere (Oyster bar)
  93. The Navy (Posh Seafood + coffee, I know weird combination)
  94. Lederhosen
  95. Clinton St Baking Company (for buttermilk pancakes and toast)
  96. Xi' An Famous Food (best handmade lamb dry noodles EVER)
  97. Sarabeth's Central Park South (for a little Parisien moment on the sidewalk café and good shit brunch)
  98. La Colombe (for the best coffee in New York, I swear)
  99. City Market (for a mix of everything in midtown)
  100. Bali Nusa (Indonesian! Legit!)
  101. Schmackary's (for cookies)
  102. Underwest Donutes (for donut stop while strolling along Hudson river)
  103. Little Cupcake Shop (for best cheesecake in Brooklyn)
  104. Aita's (Italian fusion I guess?)
  105. Mayflower (for right after Aita's)
  106. B Bar and Grill (for the most beautiful tree canopy while dining outdoors,  best adaptive reuse! former petrol station! and cute taco window)
  107. Mile End (holy cow, best reuben that ever lived. all around great deli)
  108. Parisi Bakery (for authentic old Italian sandwich shop and delicious chicken parmigiano)
  109. Little Parc (for amazing food in Tribeca and celebrity spotting hehe)
  110. Birdbath Bakery (for salads on-the-go downtown)
  111. City Bakery (for hot chocolate and marshmallows. Winter Treats)
  112. Bouchon Bakery (for chocolate croissants and hot chocolate when you're about to take a stroll through Central Park)
  113. Loeb Boathouse (for tea in Central Park)
  114. Mulberry and Vine (for post workout smoothies, juices and healthy meals)
  115. Katz's Deli (truly the best deli on the east side)
  116. Estela (for brunch)
  117. Freeman's Alley (for English fare at brunch,  dinner, or anytime you can get in really)
  118. Birreria (for rooftop and douchebags)
  119. Laut (for expensive and seriously mediocre southeast asian fare)
  120. Gansevoort Market (for beautiful interiors, green walls... shh don't tell anyone)
  121. Tortaria (for best fish tacos and massive burritos, good lunch deal for Union Square)
  122. Snodays (for yummy shaved ice and sweet milk)
  123. Tavern on the Green (for posh meals that you can't afford)
  124. Bao shop a few doors down from Pratt Manhattan on 14th W (for the softest roast duck baos ever)
  125. Breads Bakery in Union Square (for chocolate babka and decent corn fritters)
  126. East Harbor (for dim sum, better than Golden Unicorn)
  127. Westville (for delicious organic lunches that cost a lot of money)
  128. al di la trattoria (for great italian with a date)
  129. taralucci y vino (italian in gramercy)
  130. Barbounia (for pricey shakshuka)
  131. SriPraPhAI (for the best Thai in all of New York)
  132. Peaches HotHouse (for spicy fried chicken)
  133. Mama's Empanadas (for world famous empanadas)
  134. Sompong Thai (for cheap lunchtime thai deals in Jackson Heights)
  135. Taqueria Coatzingo (for giant ass horchata at 3 bucks and also great burritos and tacos)
  136. Alex's Luncheonette (for best spanish yellow rice and greasy spanish-style chicken)
  137. Taboonette (for best falafels and yellow pasta mediterranean rice ever)
  138. Ennju (for cheap lunchtime japanese takeout and budget donburi cravings)
  139. Esca (for expensive occasions - i.e. graduation - and crudo - i.e. italian style sashimi)
  140. Moku Moku (for comfort ramen in East Williamsburg) 
  141. Yours Sincerely (for burger and drinks in glass beakers) 
  142. Jimmy's Diner (for pricey but amazing diner food in Williamsburg)
  143. Champ's Diner (for vegan diner food) 
  144. Win Son (for taiwanese fried chicken and baos) 
  145. Queens International Night Market (for a concentration of great Asian food in Flushing Meadows!)
  146. Nicky's Vietnamese (for duck rice)
  147. Fazio's (for pizza in Bushwick)
  148. Rudy's (for the best traditional and classic pastries and cookies)
  149. RidgewoodEats (for diner fare)
  150. Burnside (shuffleboard)
  151. Sally Roots (Caribbean in Bushwick - great goat curry?!)
  152. Raku (for really amazing ramen - skip that bullshit Ippudo line)
  153. vol de nuit (for hidden alleyway in the west village)
  154. Ramen-Ya (for late nigth ramen after a show at IFC)