44 places in New York City that still exists. Here, Russ & Daughters, 179 East Houston St. (East Village). I've enjoyed lox and bagels from here since kneehigh to a toadstool, and its lovely that its stillthere to be enjoyed, though most other Orchard Street businesses that are similar are gone. Benz of dried fruits and nuts, herring, fabric to be haggled over at the small shops. All gone. But this place remains :-)
PASTIS | Meatpacking District | 9 Ninth Ave | I begin my day at the very popular French Bistro, Pastis, which is always filled with local New Yorkers as well as visitors. While you’re there, don’t forget to try the Pastis, an aniseflavored aperitif from the south of France.
Plaza Food Hall Specialty food vendors include famed cupcake maker Billy’s Bakery, hipster favorite No. 7 Sub, Olma Caviar Boutique & Bar, open-faced-sandwich maker Tartinery, and the new Epicerie Boulud. Lunch Pick: The Happy Pilgrim at No. 7 Sub. Filled turkey, sweet potatoes, bacon, mozzarella, cranberry sauce, and pickled jalapeños, it’s Thanksgiving on a sub.
Design Ideas: I like how simple this design for the building is, makes it a day or night restaurant, both simple for earlier meals and a little fancier for evening meals Pastai, a Casual New Italian Restaurant in Chelsea - Eater Inside - Eater NY