The List

So many places to eat, so little time!  Here is an ever-growing library of restaurants, eateries, bakeries, food trucks, and other culinary adventures that I want to experience sooner than later.

I’ve been to all the places with a  —–>     *    next to it.

The ones with a clickable link have a review on Shared Appetite.

This list changes and grows almost every day.  I’ll update it as often as possible.

NYC | Brooklyn | Queens | Long Island | USA | Paris | San Francisco

NYC Restaurants


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A.B. Biagi Gelato  // A.B. Biagi Gelato 

Ai Fiori – Chef Michael White

Alder – Chef Wylie Dufresne

*Alices Tea Cup

*Andy’s Italian Ice Food Truck

*Artichoke Basille’s Pizzeria

ABC Cocina

*ABC Kitchen – Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten

*A Salt And Battery

Apizz

Atera

*Babbo – Chef Mario Batali

Back Forty

Bahn Mi Saigon

Balthazar Restaurant

*Bantam Bagels

*Baohaus

*Bar Americain – Chef Bobby Flay

Bar Boulud

Bar Jamon  – Chef Mario Batali

*Barbuto – Chef Jonathan Waxman

*Bareburger // Bareburger

*Bassanova Ramen

*Beauty And Essex – Chef Chris Santos

*Beard Papa

*Becco

Benoit Bistro – Chef Alain Ducasse

*Big Apple Barbecue Block Party 2013 /// Big Apple BBQ Block Party 2012

*Big D’s Grub

*Big Gay Ice Cream // Big Gay Ice Cream (again) // Big Gay Ice Cream (again again)

*Bisutoro – Chef Morimoto

Black Seed Bagels

*Blue Hill NYC – Chef Dan Barber

*Blue Smoke

Boquiera

*Bouchon Bakery

Boulud Sud

Breads Bakery

*Brooklyn Taco Company

Burger and Barrell

*The Burger Joint

*Butter – Chef Alex Guarnaschelli

Buvette

*C&C Prosperity Dumpling

*Calexico Cart

The Cannibal Beer and Butcher

*Cara Cas Arepa Bar

Carbone

Casa Mano – Chef Mario Batali

Caselulla

Catch – Chef Hung Huynh

Charlie Bird

*The Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

*City Bakery

*Clinton Street Baking Company

*Co. – Jim Lahey

Colicchio and Sons – Chef Tom Colicchio

*Cones

*Coolhaus // Coolhaus

Corvo Bianco – Chef Elizabeth Falkner

Costata – Chef Michael White

Craft – Chef Tom Colicchio

*Craftbar – Chef Tom Colicchio

Craftsteak – Chef Tom Colicchio

*Crif Dogs

*Daisy Mays BBQ

Danji

*Davey’s Ice Cream

David Burke TownHouse

Degustation

*Del Posto 2012 – Chef Mario Batali /// Del Posto 2013 – Chef Mario Batali

*Dessert Truck Works (now called Cathcart & Reddy) (Update: CLOSED)

*Dinosaur BBQ

Dirty Bird

*Dominique Ansel Bakery

Donatella

Dovetail

*The Donut Pub

*Dos Toros Taqueria // Dos Toros Taqueria (again)

*Doughnut Plant // Doughnut Plant (again)

*Eleven Madison Park

El Quinto Pino

Empellon Cocina

*Empellon Taqueria

*Empire Biscuit

*Eric Kayser

Esca

Estela

*Faicco’s

*Fatty Crab

*The Filling Station

First Prize Pies

Foodparc

Frankies Spuntino

Gato – Chef Bobby Flay

Graffiti – Chef Jehangir Mehta

*Grammercy Tavern – Chef Michael Anthony

Grom

*Georgia’s Eastside BBQ

*Gorilla Cheese Food Truck

Grand Sichuan

Hanjan

*Hearth – Chef Marco Canora

Hells Kitchen

Hill Country BBQ

i sodi

*il laboratorio del gelato // il laboratorio del gelato

Imperial No. 9 – Chef Sam Talbot

*Ippudo Ramen

*Ivan Ramen (Lower East Side)

*Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop

*Jacques Torres Chocolatier

*JapaDog

*Je and Joe Ice Cream (now closed)

Jean-Georges

Jezebel

*JG Melon

Joe’s Dairy

Joe’s Shanghai

The John Dory Oyster Bar – Chef April Bloomfield

*Kelvin Slush Food Truck

*Khe-Yo – Chef Marc Forgione

*Kimchi Taco Food Truck // Kimchi Taco Truck (again)

*Kin Shop – Chef Harold Dieterle

*Korilla Food Truck

*La Maison du Chocolat

Little Pie Company

*Laduree Macarons

*The Lambs Club – Chef Geoffrey Zakarian

Landmarc – Chef Marc Murphy

Led Zeppole

Le Bernardin – Chef Eric Ripert

Le Relais de Venise

Legend Bar & Restaurant

*Les Halles

*Levain Bakery

Little Branch

Little Owl

Locanda Verde

*Lucky Rice Festival

*Luke’s Lobster

Lupa

Marea – Chef Michael White

*Marc Forgione

The Marrow – Chef Harold Dieterle

Mausam Curry N Bites Food Truck

*Max Brenner

Maze at the London – Chef Gordon Ramsay

*The Meatball Shop

Melbas

*Mesa Grill – Chef Bobby Flay (now closed)

Metaphor – Chef Jehangir Mehta

*Mexicue

*Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque

*Minetta Tavern

*Mission Cantina – Chef Danny Bowien

*Mission Chinese Food - Chef Danny Bowien

*Molly’s Cupcakes

Momofuku Ko – Chef David Chang

*Momofuku: Milk Bar – Pastry Chef Christine Tosi

*Momofuku Noodle Bar – Chef David Chang

*Momofuku Ssam bar – Chef David Chang

Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream

*Morimoto – Chef Masaharu Morimoto

*Motorino Pizzeria

*The National – Chef Geoffrey Zakarian

*Nicky’s Vietnamese Sandwiches (now called Vicky’s)

*The Nugget Spot

Niko

The NoMad

Nougatine – Chef Jean-George

*Num Pang // Num Pang (again)

Nyonya

*Oddfellows Ice Cream

Olives – Chef Todd English

Osteria Morini – Chef Michael White

*Otto – Chef Mario Batali // Otto

*Otto’s Tacos

*P & H Soda Co.

*Panda Dumpling House

*Parea

Park Ave. NYC

*Parm

Payard

PDT

Pegu Club

Per Se – Chef Thomas Keller

Perilla – Chef Harold Dieterle

Perla

*Phil’s Steak

Philippe Chow

*Pickle Guys

Pig and Khao

Pizzavinoteca – Stephen Asprinio

*Pok Pok Phat Thai

*Pok Pok Wings (Closed)

*Popbar // Popbar

*Prosperity Dumpling

Prune – Chef Gabrielle Hamilton

*Puddin’

*Red Farm

Red Rooster – Chef Marcus Samuellson

*Rickshaw Dumpling

*Rocket Pig

Rosemarys

*Salvation Taco – Chef April Bloomfield

*Scarpetta – Chef Scott Conant

*Schnippers

*Schnitzel and Things Food Truck

Shang Restaurant – Chef Susur Lee

*Shake Shack // Shake Shack

Shopsins

*s’mac

*Spotted Pig – Chef April Bloomfield

*Spot Dessert Bar

Social Eatz – Chef Angelo Sosa

Souvlaki GR

*Stand 4 (closed)

*Stanton Social – Chef Chris Santos

*Suenos – Chef Sue Torres

*Sugar Sweet Sunshine Bakery

*Sullivan St. Bakery

Supper Resturant

Sushi of Gari

Sweetery NYC

*Taco Truck

*Tacos Morelos

*Taïm Falafel

Takashi

*Tao

*Taquitoria

Tehuitzingo

*Teqa

*Terroir Wine Bar – Chef Marco Canora

Tertulia – Chef Seamus Mullen

*Thelewala

This little piggy had roast beef

*Toro

Torrisi Italian Specialties

The Treats Truck

*Two Little Red Hens Bakery

*Umami Burger

Uncle Boon’s

Ushiwakamaru

*Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream

*Vanessa’s Dumplings

Vermilion – Chef Chauhan

*Victory Garden (Goat Milk Ice Cream) // Victory Garden

*Virgils BBQ

*Wafels & Dinges

Waldy’s Wood Fired Pizza and Penne

*wd-50 – Chef Wylie Dufresne

*‘wichcraft – Chef Tom Colicchio

*Xi’an Famous Foods

*Yuji Ramen

Zucker’s Bagels

 

 

Brooklyn


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*Ample Hill Creamery

Blanca

Brisket Lab

*Brisket Town (Delaney BBQ)

Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory  

Brooklyn Fare

*CakeMan Raven

Chip Shop

The Chocolate Room

*Chuko

Clover Club

Diner

Do or Dine

Dough

Fatty Cue

Fette Sau

Four & Twenty Blackbirds

Frankies 457

French Louie

Good Fork

*The Great GoogaMooga

Grimaldi’s

*Kimchi Grill

*Krescendo – Chef Elizabeth Falkner

Lucali

Marlow & Sons

*Mast Brothers Chocolate

*Mile End Deli

Oddfellows Ice Cream

Okonomi

Paulie Gee’s

*Peter Pan Donuts

Phin and Phebes

Pies n’ Thighs

Pok Pok

*Roberta’s Pizza

*Smorgasburg

Sweet Chick

Talde

Totonno’s Pizzeria

Traif

 

Queens

Tortilleria Nixtamal

Danny Brown Wine Bar and Kitchen

Dursos

 

San Francisco and Napa Valley, California

Top 12 Places to Eat in San Francisco

*Ad Hoc – Chef Thomas Keller

*Bob’s Donuts and Pastries

*Bottega – Chef Michael Chiarello

*Bouchon Bakery – Chef Thomas Keller

*Dynamo Donuts

*Flour + Water- Chef Thomas McNaughton

*Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream

*The Girl & The Fig

*Incanto – Chef Chris Cosentino

*In-N-Out Burger

*JoLe

*Mama’s

*Mission Chinese Food – Chef Danny Bowien

*The Model Bakery

*Mustards Grill

*Smitten Ice Cream

*State Bird Provisions

*Tartine Bakery

*Umami Burger

 

 

USA

*Bobby Flay Steak,  Atlantic City

*Craftsteak – Chef Tom Colicchio, Las Vegas

*Estadio, Washington D.C.

Girl and The Goat – Chef Stephanie Izard (Chicago, IL)

*Guapos Food Truck – Chef Jose Garces, Atlantic City

Ink – Chef Michael Voltaggio (Los Angeles, CA)

Lola – Chef Michael Symon (Cleveland, OH)

*Palena, Washington D.C.

*Proof, Washington D.C.

*The Red Hen, Washington D.C.

*Serious Pie – Chef Tom Douglas (Seattle, WA)

*Trophy Cupcakes (Seattle, WA)

*Village Whiskey – Chef Jose Garces, Atlantic City

Volt – Chef Bryan Voltaggio (Fredericks, MA)

*Wolfgang Puck American Grille, Atlantic City

 

Paris


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*The Top 10 Foods You Have To Eat In Paris

*How To Eat Like a Local in Paris

*The Best Paris Chocolatiers

*Amorino

*Angelina’s Patisserie

*Bistro Paul Bert

*Cake Shop @ Mandarin Oriental

*Chez L’Ami Jean – Chef Stephane Jego

*Coinstot Vino

*Eric Kayser Boulangerie

*Fish La Boissonnerie

*Franck Kestener – MOF Chocolatier

*Frenchie – Chef Gregory Marchand

*Guy Savoy – Chef Guy Savoy

*Hugo and Victor Patisserie

*Jacques Genin Caramels and Chocolatier

*Jean-Charles Rochoux Chocolatier

*L’Avant Comptoir – Yves Camdeborde

*L’As Du Fallafel

*L’Office – Chef Kevin O’Donnell

*La Briciola

*La Maison du Chocolat

*La Patisserie Des Reyes

*Laduree Macarons

*Laurent Dubois – MOF Fromagier

*Le Baratin

*Le Chateaubriand – Chef Inaki Aizpitarte

*Les Papilles

*Maille Mustard Shop

*Patrick Roger – MOF Chocolatier

*Pierre Herme

*Pierre Marcolini Chocolatier

*Poilane

*Pozzetto

*Spring – Chef Daniel Rose

*Vandermeersch Bakery

*Wendy Lyn Food Tours

Long Island

Aji 53 Bayshore

*Avocados

Biscuits & Barbecue

*Bobby’s Burger Palace

*Bubba’s Burrito Bar

*Pizzetteria Brunetti

*Magic Fountain Ice Cream

Marconi

*Mt. Sinai Sushi

Salumi

*Salsa Salsa

*Satellite Pizza

*Shake Shack

Swallow

*Toku

*Tai Show