Mini-coffee-empire Bluestone Lane has made its way to the Upper East side. This location is in a very pretty old church, and it’s a nice place for a quick coffee or a slower brunch (they also serve wine and beer). We like sitting outside for a good view of the park.
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Le Bilboquet is a sceney French spot on the Upper East Side that, for whatever reason, specializes in cajun chicken.
Proof that Tanoshi Sushi is well worth your time? It’s on 73rd and York, and always packed. Enough said.
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Pi Greek Bakerie
Pi Bakerie is a Greek counter-service spot in Soho with great pastries, pies, and moussaka.
Keki Modern Cakes
Keki Modern Cakes is a Chinatown bakery with excellent tarts (and, of course, cakes).
Freehold is a coffeeshop/workspace by day and a bar by night. They have a great backyard, but expect crowds on peak nights.
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Irving Farm Coffee Roasters
Irving Farm is a small chain of coffee shops, and this is their location on the Upper East Side. There’s coffee, beer, wine, and food. It’s nice.
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