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Where to Stop for Coffee While Holiday Shopping in NYC

Drinks Liz Clayton Post a comment

There's nothing quite like the agonizing pleasure of shopping to make a cup of coffee sound that much more wonderful, or even like the only thing left that could possibly keep you alive. Rather than settling for the nearest chain-store swill (and bumping seasonal gift totes with all the sheeplike masses), why not search out one of the city's finer coffee establishments to break for that most appreciated cup of quality coffee, espresso, tea, or hot chocolate? Here are a few of our top recommendations, by district. More

Sugar Rush: Pistachio-Agave Cookies at Toby's Estate

New York Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

The toasty pistachio flavor of these tiny cookies is vibrant, and the touch of agave seems only to amplify it, while the texture is like a cross between a flourless cookie and traditional meringue. More

5 Great Laptop-Friendly Cafes in NYC

Drinks Liz Clayton 4 comments

It's both the salvation of the freelancer and the bane of the cafe owner's existence: the coffee-shop-as-workplace. And though the scenario's second-nature in most cities, finding a place to "laptop camp" in New York City can prove to be a bit of a challenge. That said, there are a handful of places that still let, and in some cases encourage, their working patrons to linger. More

Sugar Rush: Roberta's Sticky Buns at Toby's Estate

New York Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

The bakery case at Toby's Estate offers a plethora of pastries from different vendors around town—think caneles from Balthazar, lamingtons from Van Leeuwen, and cookies from Ovenly. My favorite? Sticky buns ($3) from Roberta's. More

17 Of Our Favorite Breakfast Sandwiches in NYC

New York Hally Wolhandler 12 comments

What is it about breakfast sandwiches? Whether they feature melted cheese or a runny yolk, they're almost always oozing with warm and gooey yellow deliciousness. In our continued celebration of National Sandwich Month, here are 17 of our favorite breakfast sandwiches, each so good you'll be looking forward to your alarm going off in the morning. More

A Sandwich A Day: Scrambled Egg on a Roll at Toby's Estate

New York Liz Clayton 1 comment

Disclaimer: any attempt at scratching the childhood-born itch of the breakfast sandwich has this writer predisposed to positive degustation, and the Toby's Estate scrambled egg on a roll ($7.50) proves to be no exception to the rule. More

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