The Edible Guide

Our picks for where to eat, drink and shop in the city.

Neighborhood: Greenwich Village


Mah-Ze-Dar oozes some seriously undeniable glamor. A much more chic Willy Wonka factory of delights all coming together in this landmarked brownstone, which you may…

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Sweet Revenge

Sweet Revenge is a popular brunch spot in the Village offering a cupcake, beer and wine bar. They pair imported wines and beers with…

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NYU’s Fales Library

The Fales Library, comprising nearly 350,000 volumes of book and print items, over 11,000 linear feet of archive and manuscript materials, and about 90,000…

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Nix is a new restaurant from Michelin-starred chef John Fraser, drawing on his personal passion for cooking with vegetables. With the belief that eating…

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Gourmet Garage

“Shop like a chef!” is Gourmet Garage’s motto. It started out as one store in Soho and has now expanded to five locations throughout the city. Each store extends their trademark high quality produce, meat, seafood, artisan baked local bread and pastry, as well as friendly knowledgeable customer service, and award-winning catering.

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Oren’s Daily Roast

Oren’s Daily Roast has been New York’s premier coffee roaster since 1986, providing their customers with a commitment to serving the finest in specialty coffees. Essential to this commitment is their Oren’s at Origin program: They travel the world over, working fairly and personally with farmers and small cooperatives, purchasing only the best coffee beans.

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Abingdon Square Greenmarket

GrowNYC runs the largest and most diverse outdoor urban farmers market network in the country and is comprised of more than 50 markets with over 230 family farms and fishermen. Abingdon Square Greenmarket is open Saturdays year round from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Il Cantinori

This restaurant serves Tuscan cuisine in the heart of Greenwich Village. Open since 1983, the handmade pasta makes the restaurant well worth a visit.

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Camaje Bistro

This cozy Greenwich village bistro is known for its blindfolded dining events. Such dinners, prepared by chef Abigail Hitchcock, are conceived and directed by an artist named Dana Salisbury and take place in the private darkness of a very good blindfold. Her Web site describes the meals as “participatory art events revolving around sensory awareness, fine performances, food and eating.”

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