Tuesday, February 14, 2012

New York: Part Two

You can read part NYC: part one here.

Saturday we had a food tour with Foods of NY Tours.  Even if you live in NYC, you would still enjoy these tours as they have them for a variety of neighborhoods.  A few of the people on our tour lived in the east village.

This was definitely a highlight of our trip.  If you find yourself planning a trip to NYC, do yourself a favor and book a food tour through this company.  They have tours through tons of neighborhoods but ours was in NoLita/NoHo.  During our stops, we noshed on delicious treats to the tune of gourmet cupcakes, pizza, cuban sandwiches, cookies, and unique appetizers.  Everything we ate was different and delish.   I snapped a few photos throughout the tour.


Stop #1: The Little Cupcake Bakery 
So adorable!
We had Brooklyn Blackout cupcakes here. 

Stop #2: Emporio
We had fresh brick oven pizza topped with mozzarella, ricotta, arugula, prosciutto, and cherry tomatoes.

 Stop #3: Can't remember the name but we had a Cuban Sandwich topped with garlic dill pickles and a side of seasoned kale chips. We also ordered some sangria that wasn't included in the tour ; )

 Sweet friends.

Stop #4: Tacombi NYC

 We tried 2 kinds of their specialty tacos: corn & pork.

 Stop #5: The Smile. This place is apparently tiny so we didn't go inside.
We sampled their Ricotta & cherry tomato on multigrain which was one of my favorite tastings.  So very simple yet so very tasty.
 Stop #6: Our final stop was at Peels.  They were slammed for brunch but had a nice little outdoor spot to hang out while we waited for the next tasting: salted chocolate cookies. These were right out of the oven and so so good.
Related: How awesome is that door color? 

Stop by for part 3 tomorrow! 


  1. I think the place where we had the cuban sandwiches was called Pan American. I wish we were going on another food tour tomorrow!!! My favorite thing to do in NYC by far! Love you Hanz!!

  2. your blog is too cute. found you through tess. i totally want to do that tour.

  3. awww these pics totally make me miss NYC! i love all the amazing restaurants and bars there!!! great pics!

  4. I have never heard of a food tour. Such a fun idea!! Do you know if other cities do them?

  5. beautiful photos! The food looks incredible