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Borough by borough, day after day, seeking the little details that make NYC great.

Korean Express – Upper East Side – 807 Lexington Ave.

By Melissa Limberg There might be a rare case in which you’re wandering around the Upper East Side and think, “Damn, I could really go for some kimbap.” There are times when I, myself, get an overwhelming craving for kimchi.  “But where,” you may ask, “do I find […]

Levain Bakery – A Cookie Above the Rest

Imagine you find yourself wandering around Manhattan’s Upper West Side.  You are about to pass 74th street on Amsterdam Avenue and the  smell of freshly baked cookies permeates the air.  You are instantly taken back to childhood, eagerly awaiting for your Mom to pull a baking sheet of chocolate chip cookies from the oven.  A smile spreads across your face.

Home Sweet Home – Lower East Side (131 Chrystie St)

Sometimes, I feel like Rihanna.  Not because I’m a worldwide musical success, but because there are nights when “I just wanna dance – I don’t really care.” This need for carefree gyration is fed by a fantastic little cubby hole of a bar deep in the lower east side where the streets seem to have forgotten how to make a sensible grid.

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