nyc. favorite food & places.

a red velvet cupcake from sprinkles at GreenAcre park.

greenacre is a pocket park on 51st street between second and first avenues. sprinkles cupcakes‘ only nyc location is 780 lexington avenue between 60th and 61st streets.  [i walked from sprnkles to greenacre park along park avenue to see the 9 sculptures by niki de saint phalle, which are currently displayed on the park avenue malls.]

a coconut donut from dough at the brooklyn flea in fort greene.

dough (“we fry in bed-stuy”) sell their delicious donuts at the brooklyn flea‘s original location in fort greene (176 lafayette avenue, every saturday until mid november) and in their shop around the corner from the flea: at 448 lafayette avenue in bedfort-stuyvesant.

a grilled cheese and a fresh squeezed lemonade from milk truck nyc at smorgasburg.

smorgasburg takes place every sunday at the tobacco warehouse in dumbo and milktruck is one of the many food vendors. i loved their ham&cheese sandwich: simple and perfect. click here to read my recent post about smorgasburg.

a mint lemonade from flea food under the archway at the pearl street triangle in dumbo.

“flea food under the archway” are food vendors from the brooklyn flea / smorgasburg located under the manhattan bridge archway on thursdays and fridays. right around the corner is a pocket park: the pearl street triangle covered with a mural by artist david ellis.

an iced coffee and a peanut butter & blackberry jam doughnut from doughnut plant.

best. breakfast. ever. from doughnut plant’s lower east side location (379 grand street).

the “lovelet” ice cream sandwich from melt bakery at the high line.

cream cheese ice cream + red velvet meltcakes + my favorite park = heaven. what more can i say?!


related posts: the little things that make me happy in nyc and another pocket park: paley park.

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