1. The Grey Dog

244 Mulberry St (btwn Spring & Prince St), New York, NY
Café · NoLita · 251 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Boardman: This place opens at 6:30am. Get out of bed and make it happen here.

2. Ramen Yebisu

126 N 6th St (at Berry St), Brooklyn, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Williamsburg · 116 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Boardman: Very slow service. Waited 25 mins and ended up leaving. Went to Two Door Tavern around the corner ;)

3. Sunrise Mart

494 Broome St (btwn W Broadway & Wooster St), New York, NY
Grocery Store · SoHo · 107 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Boardman: Investigate the kitchen at the back and get the Chicken katsu-don.

4. Brooklyn Winery

213 N 8th St (btwn Driggs Ave & Roebling St), Brooklyn, NY
Wine Bar · Williamsburg · 81 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Boardman: Did you know the winery teaches wine and beer classes? They're awesome. Check out skillshare.com

5. The Habitat

988 Manhattan Ave (btwn Huron St & India St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Greenpoint · 97 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Boardman: Holyshit. The steak. Holyshit the burger with bacon and goats cheese (ask! It's not on the menu, but it seals the deal.)

6. Boqueria

53 W 19th St (at 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Tapas Restaurant · Flatiron District · 219 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Boardman: One of the best tapas I've had in the city. Kale salad, lamb, prawns, potatoes. More of this please.

7. Sprout Home

44 Grand St (btwn Kent & Wythe Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Flower Shop · Williamsburg · 16 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Boardman: Have a Terrarium-making Sunday. Everything you need is here.

8. Ceci-Cela

55 Spring St (btwn Lafayette & Mulberry St), New York, NY
Bakery · NoLita · 121 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Boardman: Surprisingly cheap sandwiches. Seating in the back. Coffee and delicious things.

9. Parisi Bakery Delicatessen

198 Mott St (at Kenmare St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · NoLita · 108 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Boardman: Roll. Chicken cutlet. Pepperoni. Mozzarella. Roasted red peppers. Lettuce. 6.50. Done.

10. The Mermaid Inn

96 2nd Ave (btwn E 5th & E 6th St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · East Village · 245 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Boardman: Naked Cowboy Oysters are the winners. Also get peppers as a side.

11. t.b.d.

224 Franklin St (at Green St), Brooklyn, NY
Beer Garden · Greenpoint · 56 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Boardman: Awesome beer garden. Come here and an drink cider in the sun.