For Five Coffee Roasters – Manhasset

For my entire lifetime so far, I have searched for some sort of local, pleasant coffee shop that was not a Starbucks. Finally, I have discovered one in Manhasset that is exactly what I was looking for. For Five Coffee Roasters is located right at the crux of Manhasset on a busy street full of…

Bluestone Lane – West Village

Bluestone Lane is a cozy Australian cafe located in various cities, including NYC and Washington, D.C. I first heard about Bluestone on my friend’s Instagram, as she went to the one in D.C. Something about its casual, trendy, and well-crafted decor caught my attention, and I was told that I had to try their “Iced…

Cafe Frida – Upper West Side

I stumbled upon Cafe Frida accidentally after walking through Central Park, but the restaurant immediately caught my eye as one that I would probably like. I was really craving good Mexican food in a pleasantly casual location. Cafe Frida was exactly that. The interior was exactly what I wanted and the type of interior I…

Super Bowls – Syosset

It’s quite a travesty that I haven’t reviewed Super Bowls yet, considering I’ve been to this eatery more times than I’d like to admit since their opening in Syosset. When I first heard of the renowned “acai bowl,” I was very skeptical. Sure, perhaps the bowl is visually appealing. But after all, the bowl is…

The Edge – Harlem

Finding a good breakfast place has always been a humungous struggle around CCNY until I stumbled upon this restaurant on Yelp. It looked solid with good ratings, so I decided to check it out with a friend for brunch one morning. The Edge is a quaint, quiet, and comforting restaurant that has a very underground…

CafΓ© Du Monde – New Orleans

After all was said and done on my trip to New Orleans, I think it’s safe to say that the most famously classic New Orleans dessert is the “beignet.” A beignet is a French donut topped with a load of powdered sugar. In my eyes, they’re very similar to zeppoles. However, it’s apparently essential to…