Manhattan’s Crif Dogs

Sonya Rosendorff Reader Find

By Sonya Rosendorff in Cool Travel on Monday 1 June 2009

I love Crif Dogs. I’m sure most of the locals in New York know about this awesome hot dog place, but for those new to the area, it’s a must see, do and eat. Deciding on what hot dog your belly desires is probably the most difficult thing to do here as there are many […]

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New York’s 71 Irving Place Cafe

Fernanda Cohen Reader Find

By Fernanda Cohen in Cool Travel on Wednesday 17 December 2008

71 is the kind of place which is small enough to miss, but once you see it, you realize everyone somehow knows about it. It’s set three steps down from the sidewalk level, and it’s always packed, except for week late nights and mid-mornings. Even though their service is not the friendliest — like any […]

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Ryan Sullivan scarf

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Fashion on Friday 10 October 2008

Ok, so it’s 3.30 on Thursday afternoon and I’m sitting in a Brooklyn cafe, tapping away as fast as two fingers possibly can. As I look around, discreetly to my left and then more openly to my right, I cannot see a single person in this warm and friendly place wearing a more stylish and […]

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Housing Work’s Used Book Cafe

Fernanda Cohen Reader Find

By Fernanda Cohen in Cool Travel on Thursday 11 September 2008

Located on Manhattan’s Crosby Street, the Housing Works cafe is a great place to browse around a huge collection of used and new books. The Used Book Cafe is not only that — they also have live music, readings and book signings. And even better is that one hundred percent of their profits go to […]

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Grom: real Italian gelato in New York

Yuko Shimizu Reader Find

By Yuko Shimizu in Cool Travel on Tuesday 2 September 2008

Passionate about gelato? The second best to going to Italy is going to Grom. More than $4 for a small cup? A long line? It’s so worth it, trust me. They opened a store in ice cream battleground, the West Village, but my choice is the more quiet and chilled Upper West Side store. A […]

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Café, Cookies and Ice Cream

Fernanda Cohen Reader Find

By Fernanda Cohen in Cool Travel on Friday 8 August 2008

This café, cookie shop, ice cream place in Cobble Hill Brooklyn is all about flavor, aroma and family. Their cookies and ice cream are absolutely to-die-for, and the place is so well-designed, painted in vintage colors with old family pictures printed on the walls, that you’ll want to indulge yourself for more than just a […]

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