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The Best Chocolate Pastries and Desserts in NYC

Source: Serious Eats: New York


I’m virtually incapable of visiting a restaurant or bakery in my hometown without inquiring after their chocolate offerings. From cookies and brownies to pastries and cakes, I’ve ordered and devoured them all, and the very best, the most destination-worthy, are the ones you’ll find on this list. If you’re traveling to NYC soon, or just want to experience the best chocolate desserts and pastries the city has to offer, here is your definitive guide.
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The Best Chocolate Pastries and Desserts in NYC

Source: Serious Eats: New York

I’m virtually incapable of visiting a restaurant or bakery in my hometown without inquiring after their chocolate offerings. From cookies and brownies to pastries and cakes, I’ve ordered and devoured them all, and the very best, the most destination-worthy, are the ones you’ll find on this list. If you’re traveling to NYC soon, or just want to experience the best chocolate desserts and pastries the city has to offer, here is your definitive guide.
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The Best Chocolate Pastries and Desserts in NYC

Source: Serious Eats: New York


I’m virtually incapable of visiting a restaurant or bakery in my hometown without inquiring after their chocolate offerings. From cookies and brownies to pastries and cakes, I’ve ordered and devoured them all, and the very best, the most destination-worthy, are the ones you’ll find on this list. If you’re traveling to NYC soon, or just want to experience the best chocolate desserts and pastries the city has to offer, here is your definitive guide.
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Brooklyn’s Great Unsung Chinatown: A Food Tour of Avenue U

Source: Serious Eats: New York


There are more Chinatowns than meet the eye in New York. In Brooklyn, Sunset Park gets all the attention, but locals know of another Chinatown farther south, a stretch of Avenue U from Coney Island Avenue to Ocean Avenue, that’s been home to a growing Chinese community for the past 15 years. There you’ll find higher quality cooking than what most of Manhattan’s Chinatown restaurants are serving these days.
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Brooklyn’s Great Unsung Chinatown: A Food Tour of Avenue U

Source: Serious Eats: New York

There are more Chinatowns than meet the eye in New York. In Brooklyn, Sunset Park gets all the attention, but locals know of another Chinatown farther south, a stretch of Avenue U from Coney Island Avenue to Ocean Avenue, that’s been home to a growing Chinese community for the past 15 years. There you’ll find higher quality cooking than what most of Manhattan’s Chinatown restaurants are serving these days.
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Leave the Taco, Take the Cemita: Why NYC’s Tortas Beat its Tortillas Every Time

Source: Serious Eats: New York


Unlike in Mexico (not to mention LA, San Francisco, and Chicago), New York lacks a quality tortilla industry. The corn isn’t the same. The nixtamalization process, which breaks down the gluey hemicellulose in corn, is different here, and the common practice in Mexico of using a natural alkaline called tequesquite, isn’t a thing here. But New York has an upside: great sandwich bread.
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Leave the Taco, Take the Cemita: Why NYC’s Tortas Beat its Tortillas Every Time

Source: Serious Eats: New York

Unlike in Mexico (not to mention LA, San Francisco, and Chicago), New York lacks a quality tortilla industry. The corn isn’t the same. The nixtamalization process, which breaks down the gluey hemicellulose in corn, is different here, and the common practice in Mexico of using a natural alkaline called tequesquite, isn’t a thing here. But New York has an upside: great sandwich bread.
Read More

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Leave the Taco, Take the Cemita: Why NYC’s Tortas Beat its Tortillas Every Time

Source: Serious Eats: New York


Unlike in Mexico (not to mention LA, San Francisco, and Chicago), New York lacks a quality tortilla industry. The corn isn’t the same. The nixtamalization process, which breaks down the gluey hemicellulose in corn, is different here, and the common practice in Mexico of using a natural alkaline called tequesquite, isn’t a thing here. But New York has an upside: great sandwich bread.
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New York Beer: 7 Must-Visit Outer Borough Breweries

Source: Serious Eats: New York


If you live in New York, you’ve probably visited Brooklyn Brewery. But the outer boroughs have lots of fantastic new and lesser-known breweries, too—spots that’ll get you excited about today’s beer scene. Here are seven impressive breweries to add to your next beer crawl, plus tips on what to drink when you arrive.
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New York Beer: 7 Must-Visit Outer Borough Breweries

Source: Serious Eats: New York

If you live in New York, you’ve probably visited Brooklyn Brewery. But the outer boroughs have lots of fantastic new and lesser-known breweries, too—spots that’ll get you excited about today’s beer scene. Here are seven impressive breweries to add to your next beer crawl, plus tips on what to drink when you arrive.
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New York Beer: 7 Must-Visit Outer Borough Breweries

Source: Serious Eats: New York

If you live in New York, you’ve probably visited Brooklyn Brewery. But the outer boroughs have lots of fantastic new and lesser-known breweries, too—spots that’ll get you excited about today’s beer scene. Here are seven impressive breweries to add to your next beer crawl, plus tips on what to drink when you arrive.
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New York Beer: 7 Must-Visit Outer Borough Breweries

Source: Serious Eats: New York


If you live in New York, you’ve probably visited Brooklyn Brewery. But the outer boroughs have lots of fantastic new and lesser-known breweries, too—spots that’ll get you excited about today’s beer scene. Here are seven impressive breweries to add to your next beer crawl, plus tips on what to drink when you arrive.
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New York Beer: 7 Must-Visit Outer Borough Breweries

Source: Serious Eats: New York


If you live in New York, you’ve probably visited Brooklyn Brewery. But the outer boroughs have lots of fantastic new and lesser-known breweries, too—spots that’ll get you excited about today’s beer scene. Here are seven impressive breweries to add to your next beer crawl, plus tips on what to drink when you arrive.
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