From Italian to Asian: The Best Specialty Food Shops in New York City

market stand with different spices in silver bowls

New York City might be the best specialty food shop city on the planet. That’s largely due to the fact that the city’s history has seen a perpetual and unprecedented stream of immigration from all over the world. People used to use the metaphor “melting pot,” but New York is really more of a “salad […]

Best Souvenirs From New York: Foodie Finds, Gift Shop Treasures, and More


By the end of your New York vacation, we are pretty sure you want to take something home to your friends and family. The city has many iconic souvenirs, like those I heart New York t-shirts and hoodies, baseball hats, snow globs, and keychains. However, sometimes we want to surprise those back home with something […]