Restaurants in NYC, Manhattan specifically, have the most expensive rent per square foot and most expensive cost of food in the U.S., but if successful they often catapult food trends worldwide.1 Shake Shack for example started as a hotdog stand in Madison Square Park but now has expanded to over 100 locations in about 10 years.2 The cliché “If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere” is pretty accurate considering that 80% of NYC restaurants fail within five years of opening.3 Considering the competition NYC restaurants need more than just delicious food but in today’s visual foodie world need to also create an aesthetically pleasing experience. Here are some of our favorite and most Instagrammable restaurants in NYC.
Travel to the revitalized Casco Viejo for old-school Havana vibes minus the cars and tourists. Casco Viejo is Spanish for “Old Quarter” and is a place you cannot miss. Also known as Casco Antiguo, the walled city of restored Spanish Colonial architecture is the most visited place in Panama City, second only to the Panama Canal. In 1997 UNESCO named it a World Heritage Site initiating the neighborhood’s renaissance. This burgeoning cultural center of Panama City has some of the best nightlife, hotels and of course places to eat! After mapping out the options with a local tour guide who lives in Casco Viejo and trying dozens of places, here are the best and most photogenic places to eat in Casco Viejo.
Just the corner from the Highline and the Whitney museum is this bright and airy spot perfect for brunch! Find out what to order and where to sit!
This Valentine’s Day celebrate the love of amazing hot chocolate around NYC at the best spots!
In honor of National Ice Cream day I’m bringing you the scoop on the best places in NYC. A few things you should know are that I have a huge sweet tooth and I am picky about my ice cream. It took me five days, multiple subway rides, lots of napkins, and a few stomach aches…
There’s more to NYC than bagels, there are also doughnuts.