Category Archives: I FeelNYC – Eating Out

FeelNYC responds to your complaints about NY Cookies: We all need some Milk and Cookies [Bakery]

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When I was kid, the best part of my day was when I was given a handful of cookies and a large glass of milk. There was something about that moment that made the lost baseball game or the moment that day when I scraped my knee, not matter anymore. I don´t know about you, but that is still true for me today. If you have a cookie and milk craving like me, check out this New York City hot spot: Milk and Cookies Bakery.

Located in NY´s well known Greenwich Village, just , this bakery is serving up some of the most delicious, freshly baked cookies that you have ever had. They serve every type of cookie from the simple Chocolate chip, to the Salted Oat Surprise, to their current special, Bacon Smack. This cookie is made from a mixture of maple syrup, smoked bacon, dark chocolate chunks, graham cracker

Front Window of Bakery

19 Commerce St is banging out some amazing delights, so don’t miss your chance to get your hands on your daily helping of cookies and milk after a long day’s work. They are open from 11AM-10PM Sunday through Thursday and are open till 11PM on Friday and Saturday. pieces, toffee pieces, and the most important ingredient; love. They are also known for their decadent cookie sandwiches, bars, brownies, and of course milk!

See you there!

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FeelNYC solves your hangover complaints with a review of the best breakfast sandwhiches

Having given you a guide on the best tequila bars in NYC we felt it was only fair to provide you with some respite from the inevitable problem of a hangover. Hence, we have compiled a list of the best breakfast sandwiches in the Big Apple.

A traditional New York breakfast sandwich usually comprises of bagels, eggs and cheese. However, some places throughout the city have begun making more unusual sandwiches to keep your taste buds guessing.

Murrays Melts

The traditional breakfast butty is given a twist with an extra helping of cheese and rashers of smoked bacon in an English muffin. Perfect to soak up the left over alcohol!

254 Bleecker St., New York, NY 10014 888.MY.CHEEZ www.murrayscheese.com/

City Sandwich

The Portuguese influences are evident in many of the sandwiches from this little deli, including the Bench girl that is filled with an omelet, melted mozzarella, grilled onions, spinach, and Portuguese Alheira-a chicken and pork sausage! Perfect!

 

649 9th Ave, New York, NY 10036  (646) 684-3916 citysandwichnyc.com/

 

The Breslin Bar & Dining room

Best know for its array of fried foods, The Breslin offers a fried banana and peanut butter sandwich. The centre is filled with rich, creamy peanut butter and bourbon! Hair of the dog within a delicious treat!

 

16 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001 (212) 679-1939 thebreslin.com/

And there you have it, FeelNYC´s guide to the best morning sandwiches! You will have no complaints after one of these delicious morning delights.

FeelNYC reviews the best tequila bars in New York

Everyone has had a bad experience with tequila. Everyone. Here at FeelNYC we know all about those bad experiences and we also know that it can often be attributed to low quality tequila. Thus, we have come up with a review of the top 3 tequila bars in NYC which stock only high quality products, reducing the chances of that all too familiar headache. I said reducing.

Agave

This tequila bar and restaurant in the west village has previously been recognized as the best tequila bar by the New York magazine and the best margarita bar by the Food Network. Stocking over 100 different tequilas, you will be spoiled for choice. Don´t worry though, one of their mixologists will be happy to recommend a tipple tailored to your taste!

140 7th Ave South, New York, NY 212-989-2100 agaveny.com/

Mayahuel

The east village has built a reputation for being the place to go out drinking. Mayahuel contributes to this reputation with its classy interior and equally classy drinks list. Serving a wide selection of both tequila and mescal, this bar is the perfect place to start a night out. We recommend trying the classic margarita made with tequila blanca, Cointreau and lime juice; a proper drink!

 

304 East 6th Street, New York, NY (212) 253-5888 mayahuelny.com/

Gabriela´s Mexican Restaurant and tequila bar

This upper west side Mexican restaurant is famous among locals not only for their delicious Mexican food but their sweet cocktails too. Try one of their classic mango and strawberry margaritas, they go down a treat.

688 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY (212) 961-9600 www.gabrielas.com/

So there you have it, FeelNYC´s review of the best tequila bars in New York. The only problem you might have is the hangover the following morning.

FeelNYC solves your problems with a guide to the best sticky buns in NYC

We´ve done reviews on where to get the best coffee or hot chocolate, but what goes best with a cup of joe? Yes, a sticky bun or a delicious pastry. Here at FeelNYC we have been round the city trying out bakeries in order to come up with the 3 best places to indulge in some Danish goodness!

Pecan sticky buns, The Queens

More widely known in the area for their grilles cheese sandwhiches, The Queens also makes a mean pecan sticky bun, perfect for the morning with a cup of their freshly made coffee!

40-17 Broadway, Queens, NY718-777-0913

Cinnamon rolls, Clementine Bakery

Located between Clinton Hill and Bed-Stuy is the sweetest little vegan shop around. Their cinnamon rolls are to die for! The perfect place for anyone with allergies thanks to their gluten free options.

299 Greene Ave.Brooklyn, NY , 718.483.8788

 

Raisin Swirl, Croissanteria

Located in the east village, Croissanteria has a wide selection of pastries and buns for whatever your mood. Perfect for the morning with an espresso. They also offer lunch time croissants with various fillings.

68 Avenue A New York, NY

With this short guide from FeelNYC you should have no problems finding the perfect snack to go with your morning coffee!

FeelNYC solves all you complaints with our review of the best American style restaurants in New York

Feel like having some typical American foods but don’t know where to go. Well no worries because FeelNYC is here to solve your problems with our review of the best American style restaurants in New York.

Apple Pie at Little Pie Company: this pie shop serves signature slices of cheery and sour cream apple walnut pie. There point of pride is the fact that these pies are entirely free of preservatives, artificial flavors and chemicals! (Address: 424 West 43rd Street)

Hot Dogs at Crif Dogs: Fact is there’s nothing more American than a nice hot dog. Here you can choose between two signature dogs that are sure to not disappoint. You’ve got the “Crif” which is smoked beef and pork, and then you’ve got the “Newyorker” which is all grilled beef. Either way you’re in for a treat! (Address: 113 St. Marks Place)

Fried Chicken at Hill Country Chicken: As the owner calls it this is a fresh fried chicken joint. You can get the chicken with and without skin along with a side of delicious cheesy fries and mashed potatoes. All in all its’ a typical American meal with style and taste. (Address: 1123 Broadway)

Cheesecake from The Juniors: The Juniors is home to some of the world’s best cheesecakes! The store has several locations across New York. They offer fresh by the slice pieces of cheesecake as well as fully refrigerated ones that you can’t make home and eat later. (Address: Multiple locations; 386 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn)

So now next time you are in the big apple looking for some typical American Style eateries you won’t have any problems thanks to FeelNYC’s review of the best American style restaurants in New York.

FeelNYC solves all you complaints with: the best street vendors in New York

FeelNYC presents some of the best places to grab a quick bite to eat off the street. Granted the Big Apple has earned its´ reputation for being the city that never sleeps but for those who don´t have the time to go in and order a midnight snack you always got the street vendors around town. So now, no more problems, no more complaints, all thanks to FeelNYC.

Bamn: granted this isn´t exactly a street vendor however this store takes the idea of vending machines to a whole new level. They offer automats open 24/7 with grilled cheeseburgers, mac and cheese, and even green tea. (Address: 37 St. Marks Pl)

The Mac Truck (Mac the Cheese Truck): commonly referred to as the Mac truck this street vendors sells, you guessed it, mac and cheese. The menu is subject to seasonal changes so you´ll also want to check their website. In general the food is very cheap and high quality, definitely a street vendor you won´t want to miss if ever you´re lucky enough to cross it on the street.

The Cinnamon Snail: friendly service with a cheap menu and tons to choose from. The Cinnamon Snails specializes in vegan organic foods but manages to come up with something for everyone. Sandwiches are 7-8$ and desserts is 2-3$. The Cinnamon Snail´s location changes regularly so check out the website to know where they´ll be next.

So now if ever you´re in a rush and need a meal on the go you know what to do. So no more complaints all thanks to FeelNYC´s review of the best street vendors in the Big Apple.

Feel NYC is here to solve your problems with the best Mexican Restaurants in New York

Do you have an itch for Mexican cuisine during your stay in New York­? Feel NYC is here to solve your problem and propose a choice selection of the best Mexican restaurants in New York. Enjoy!

Dos Toros: The small Mexican restaurant located in east village will fill you up for under 10$. On the menu you have burritos, tacos and quesadillas! Also worth noting, you can order take out as well. (Address: 137 4th Ave.)

El Parador Café: Opened since the 50’s El Parador Café is one of the oldest Mexican restaurants in New York. We specifically recommend you try their shrimp quesadillas for only 14$. Also worth noting> A vegetarian menu is also available. (Address: 325 E. 34th St.)

Sueños : The chef, Sue Torres, will throw you aback with his authentic décor and progressive Mexican cuisine. From 5 to 7PM, a menu with entrée, main course, and desert is offered at a fix price of 30$. The restaurant also offers over 10 different types of tequilas and 6 different types of Margaritas. Also worth noting, the restaurant is exceptionally closed on Mondays. (Address: 331 W. 17th St.)

So now, finding a Mexican restaurant in New York is no longer a problem thanks to Feel NYC’s reviews of the Best Mexican Restaurants in the Big Apple.

Feel NYC presents a Review of the most affordable bars in the Big Apple

Navigating around New York can be a bit daunting and expensive if you aren´t careful. Often times if saving money while hitting the town is your main agenda you’ll want to aim for happy hour, cheap dive bars or microbreweries. That´s why FeelNYC presents a review of some of the most affordable bars in New York which offer quality service at reasonable prices.

Blind Tiger Ale

With a happy hour from 12PM to 8PM Monday through Friday this bar definitely offers some great deals at choice times throughout the week. The bar also has an unrivaled international beer selection and has won several mentions and awards. This is one of the finest microbreweries you won’t want to miss. Be warned, outside of happy hour this bar offers beers at regular albeit still very affordable prices. Address: (281 Bleecker St., New York, NY 10014 at Jones St.)

Rudy’s Bar & Grill

If you can’t make it to happy hour there’s always the dirt cheap beer at Rudy’s Bar and Grill. This Bar has been around since the 30’s but has truly become popular with the young crowd over the last decade. The bar has an old school jukebox with oldie classics like Billie Holiday but most importantly Rudy’s Bar and Grill offers some of the best prices on beer around at all times of the day, including 9$ pitchers and 3$ beers. Don’t forget the icing on the cake, free hot dogs with every beer!!! Address: (627 Ninth Ave. at 44th St.)

These two bars are definitely worth the detour if you want to save the money. So remember finding cheap beer in New York is no longer a problem, all thanks to FeelNYC’s review of the cheapest bars in New York.

FeelNYC is here to solve all your problems with: The Best Bars in The Soho District of New York

Would you like to have a drink in the Soho District of New York but don´t know where to go? No need to fear, FeelNYC is here to solve your problems and offer you some of the best selections of bars in Soho. Cheers!

The Pegu Club: Welcome to cocktail heaven! Well worth noting, the owner and grounds keeper of the bar, Mrs. Audrey Sanders, is in fact a modern pioneer mixologist. Since its opening in 2005 this bar has actually won several awards. We highly recommend you try their famous “Earl Grey MarTEAni”, an adaptation of English (tea time) mixed with Tangueray gin, lemon juice and egg whites. Address: W. Houston St.

The Jimmy: Located on the roof of the James Hotel, The Jimmy offers a breathtaking panoramic view of New York. However, expect to pay up to 17 dollars for a cocktail and 9 dollars for beer. Address: 15 Thompson St.

The Puck Fair: The Puck Fair is the perfect spot to grab a quick beer around the Soho District. This bar has one of the widest varieties of beers to choose from with over 20 different beers on tap and 50 different brands of bottled beer, all at a more then reasonable price. Address: 298 Lafayette St.

So remember, thanks to FeelNYC, buying a little something to drink after a long day is no longer a problem! Cheers!

FeelNYC with the Big Apple BBQ Block Party 2012

big_apple_barbecue_block_party_2012FeelNYC with the Big Apple BBQ Block Party 2012.  The 10th edition of this sizzling southern-style barbecue festival will be taking place once again this 2012 in Madison Square Park over the weekend of the 9th and 10th of June.

The New York BBQ Block Party comprises a major barbecue and music celebration, which has successfully allured around 120,000 hungry visitors to New York every year to get a taste of the mean cuisine cooked up by 18 of the country’s best pitmasters (BBQ chefs).

Just like every year, this 2012 they will be cooking up a large variety of barbecue items and styles including pulled pork sandwiches, brisket, sausages and ribs, in addition to southern side dishes and tasty desserts.

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A beer garden will be on site as well in case you get a bit thirsty.

Fastpasses are available, which will give you, and one guest, exclusive access to express lines throughout the entire weekend. In addition, with these passes (selling for 125 dollars) you will also get 100 dollars value of food, beverages and merchandise.

Alongside all the juicy barbecue on offer, visitors to the event can expect barbecue seminars, cooking demos, giveaways and live music performances including R & B, jazz, blues and bluegrass to accompany your sausages.

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Finally, there will be a merchandise tent where you can purchase a range of souvenirs including cookbooks, t-shirts and sauces, etc. Outstanding!

All proceeds of the event go to the Madison Square Park Conservancy, in charge of maintaining this historic park, thus you can indulge a little (or a lot), safe in the knowledge that your money is going to a worthy cause. FeelNYC and bon appetit!

Where: Madison Square Park. When: 9th and 10th of June from 10am to 6pm.   Directions: Subway 6, N or R train to 23rd Street, Manhattan. Price: Free entrance. 8 dollars a plate. Desserts and beverages from 2- 6 dollars. Fastpasses 125 dollars. Only cash (or fastpasses) is accepted.