Bosie Tea Parlor
Green tuna might not be the most appealing sight. But it's green for a tasty reason: tarragon pesto. It's a bright, clean-tasting pesto mixed with dijonnaise for some creamy fattiness and a mustard bite. But don't be fooled; this is a fishy one, best reserved for sardine fans and the like.
In the fall, I trade in iced tea for warmer lattes, more specifically matcha lattes, a longtime obsession of mine. The best ones came from Tafu, where they topped each heady concoction with whipped cream and kuromitsu or even silky housemade chocolate syrup if desired. But with Tafu closed, I set out to find the best spots for matcha lattes in NYC.
As we learned during our epic taste test, not all macarons are created equal. And if you're going to spend several bucks on a two-bite treat, you might as well get the best. So here are six macarons that we can't stop thinking about from a few of our favorite bakeries.
For the food alone, afternoon tea isn't a steal. With prices starting in the 20s and running up to the 50s, taking tea is more of a special treat where you pay for the atmosphere as much as the food. And, of course, the luxury to lounge around for hours with no bother—an experience that is well worth it. Today we give you our eight favorite places for afternoon tea in New York, from luxurious hotels to casual tea shops.
The West Village is one of New York's more receptive neighborhoods to lingering breakfasts, from busy coffee shops to lazy cafes, no shortage of all-day bistros and a wealth of bakeries. So where do we go to start the day while we're there? That depends on the mood: doughnut or croissant, French scrambled eggs or Cuban heuvos rancheros?