One North – Jericho

I heard of One North, but I was not expecting much — maybe a nice, small, and modern Mediterranean joint. I had never passed it or seen it, despite driving around this area constantly. However, upon arrival, I was pleasantly surprised and the place immediately exceeded my expectations. One North is tucked away in a…

Cardinali Bakery – Syosset

      Sometimes on Long Island, all you want to do is wish you were in a good italian bakery in the heart of New York City. Well, essentially, Cardinali is the closest you’ll probably get (at least on the island). Cardinali is a classic Italian bakery right in Syosset. Its placement is a tad…

Rocco’s Bakery – West Village

Another family favorite, I remember going to Rocco’s ever since I was little. It’s a classic Italian bakery, with every pastry, cookie, cake, gelato, cappuccino, espresso, and fine Italian dessert one could think of. It’s a big place, with plenty of seating extending all the way to the back of the bakery. But finding seats…