Having a proper tea is a ritual. Brewing tea is an art. And sourcing tea is an adventure. But simply enjoying a good cup of tea? That’s something anyone can do. Here’s our guide to the best new gourmet tea shops in NYC.
In a city that welcomes any excuse to throw a party, New Year’s Eve options can seem endless. You could flock to Times Square with the masses, or toast with loved ones at midnight. Or you could watch the fireworks aboard a luxury yacht with a glass of Moët in hand, attend a glitter-themed ball, or go to a gala at the opera.
Picture it: You sit down for dinner, rave about your lamb shoulder roulade, and the next thing you know you’re buying a lamb shoulder—a once unfamiliar cut of meat—to take home to slowly braise with fennel and peas.
Beneath Stuyvesant Town on Avenue B lies Gruppo, known throughout Alphabet City for its solid thin-crust pizza. To be fair, Gruppo is not truly a slice joint, as it only serves individual slices at lunch and at Happy Hour.
When you think of merguez, you think of sausage, right? Specifically the North African lamb sausage that gets its distinctive flavor from spices including coriander, cumin, cayenne, and red pepper flakes.