blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist
Balthazar is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

1. Balthazar

9.4
80 Spring St (at Crosby St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · SoHo · 865 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: See and be seen when you’re dining al fresco at this SoHo staple. Just don’t be surprised if your secret convo ends up on Page Six - or on gossipgirl.net. Read more.

Yale Club of New York City is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

2. Yale Club of New York City

8.4
50 Vanderbilt Ave (at E 44th St.), New York, NY
Club House · Midtown East · 55 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: The inside is members only, but why not scope out the smarties leaving the building? After all, this is where B met her British boyfriend. Read more.

Citarella Gourmet Market - Upper East Side is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

3. Citarella Gourmet Market - Upper East Side

8.4
1313 3rd Ave (btwn 75th & 76th St.), New York, NY
Grocery Store · Upper East Side · 34 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Stock up on snacks—rocky road ice cream and granny smith apples for N, please—at this gourmet grocery store. (It Had to Be You) Read more.

Film Forum is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

4. Film Forum

9.3
209 W Houston St (btwn 6th & Varick), New York, NY
Indie Movie Theater · Hudson Square · 64 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Come for the movie, stay for the MFA cuties at the downtown screening center that V adores. Read more.

Grom is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

5. Grom

9.1
233 Bleecker St (at Carmine St), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · West Village · 210 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Allow me to live the lie that gelato is better for you than ice cream, and I’ll reward you with the secret to ending a sticky NYC night in bliss. Read more.

Da Silvano is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

6. Da Silvano

8.1
260 6th Ave (btw Houston & Bleecker), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 71 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: B brought one of her beaus here on New Year’s Eve—the romance didn’t last, but this restaurant's popularity does. I promise I won’t judge if you pig out on pasta. (I Will Always Love You) Read more.

Brooklyn Industries is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

7. Brooklyn Industries

7.8
100 Smith St (at Atlantic Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Clothing Store · Boerum Hill · 25 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Alternagirls like V cannot live on Doc Martens alone. Luckily, they can find all the ironic t-shirts and messenger bags they need right here. Read more.

Housing Works Thrift Shop is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

8. Housing Works Thrift Shop

7.4
202 E 77th St (btwn 2nd Ave & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Thrift / Vintage Store · Upper East Side · 9 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Done with last season's DVF dress? Donate it to this charity shop that deals in couture. Or go shopping—vintage is always in, if you know how to wear it correctly. Read more.

Vosges Haut Chocolat is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

9. Vosges Haut Chocolat

1100 Madison Ave (at 83rd St), New York, NY
Candy Store · Upper East Side · 28 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Indulge yourself with some melt-in-your-mouth sweetness at this UES chocolate shop. Because you’re worth it—and you know you love me. Read more.

South Street Seaport is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

10. South Street Seaport

9.2
South St (Pier 17), New York, NY
Harbor / Marina · Financial District · 201 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Catch N before he sails into the sunset on his boat, The Charlotte. Or go with him—he’s been known to take impromptu trips (and even more impromptu guests) around the island. Read more.

The Container Store is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

11. The Container Store

8.3
725 Lexington Ave (at E 58th St), New York, NY
Furniture / Home Store · Midtown East · 34 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: It’s a right of passage to come here with your parents before you pack for college. Just don’t have a breakdown like B did. I'll be watching! (Don’t You Forget About Me) Read more.

Grand Central Terminal is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

12. Grand Central Terminal

9.3
87 E 42nd St (btwn Vanderbilt & Park Ave), New York, NY
Train Station · Midtown East · 1263 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: This is where it all begins. Or ends. Where S returned from boarding school, where B headed to Yale, and where D and S struck up an unlikely romance. (I Will Always Love You) Read more.

Calypso St. Barth is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

13. Calypso St. Barth

6.6
191 Lafayette St (at Broome St), New York, NY
Women's Store · SoHo · 12 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Stock up here for strappy sundresses and barely-there bikinis that will make you stand out when you're summering on Wainscott Beach in the Hamptons. Read more.

Tiffany & Co. is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

14. Tiffany & Co.

9.3
727 5th Ave (at E 57th St), New York, NY
Jewelry Store · Midtown East · 232 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: N bought B a heart necklace here—but this sparkly Fifth Avenue store has always been there for B, and I can't say the same for N. Stop by for breakfast. BYO glazed cruller. (I Will Always Love You) Read more.

The Hungarian Pastry Shop is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

15. The Hungarian Pastry Shop

8.7
1030 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 110th & W 111th St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Morningside Heights · 151 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: When do I leave the Upper East Side? When I know Columbia University cuties (like our caffeine-addicted friend D) await me at the other end of the long journey West. I have priorities! Read more.

Hermès is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

16. Hermès

9.0
691 Madison Ave (at E 62nd St), New York, NY
Boutique · Upper East Side · 37 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Their enamel bangle bracelets look like calorie-free candy, and I simply can’t get enough. Neither can B—which is why C gave her two of them as a New Year’s present. (I Will Always Love You) Read more.

Alice's Teacup Chapter II is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

17. Alice's Teacup Chapter II

8.7
156 E 64th St (at Lexington Ave), New York, NY
Tea Room · Upper East Side · 153 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: If you're anything like B, you may have come here with Nanny when you were six, but why not relive your youth—and relieve your stress—with a cup of tea at this quaint neighborhood café? Read more.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

18. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

9.6
70 Lincoln Center Plz (btwn Columbus & 10th Ave), New York, NY
Performing Arts Venue · Lincoln Square · 187 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Art is arousing—just ask J. She couldn't stop swooning when N took her here to see The Nutcracker. (I Will Always Love You) Read more.

Bouchon Bakery is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

19. Bouchon Bakery

8.8
10 Columbus Cir Fl 3 (Time Warner Center), New York, NY
Bakery · Hell's Kitchen · 313 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Cure your carb cravings while overlooking Columbus Circle. Just try not to drool over the models slash waiters. Read more.

J Sisters is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

20. J Sisters

8.2
41 W 57th St Fl 2 (btw 5th and 6th), New York, NY
Salon / Barbershop · Midtown East · 18 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Waxing appointments aren’t for the faint of heart—just ask two of the more manly members of the St. Jude’s swim team how they fared here. (Gossip Girl: The Carlyles) Read more.

Union Square Park is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

21. Union Square Park

9.4
btwn Broadway & Union Sq E (btwn E 14th & E 17th St), New York, NY
Park · Union Square · 518 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Meet at the Ghandi Statue, the one landmark in NYC, where the West side and the East side converge . . . and where D met his own Eastern-philosophy spouting pseudo-soul mate (Only in Your Dreams) Read more.

Zitomer Pharmacy is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

22. Zitomer Pharmacy

6.9
969 Madison Ave (E 76th St), New York, NY
Pharmacy · Upper East Side · 10 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Much more elegant and considerably less fluorescent than any other pharmacy in Manhattan, and it stocks a full range of Bliss products. What more could a girl want? Read more.

Amaranth is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

23. Amaranth

8.0
21 E 62nd St (btw Madsion & 5th), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · Upper East Side · 30 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: A favorite of Upper East Side society, this café is where Avery Carlyle began her ascent to reign as Queen Bee of Constance Billard. (The Carlyles: Love the One You’re With) Read more.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

24. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir

9.6
Central Park (btwn 85th & 96th St), New York, NY
Lake · Central Park · 107 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Sweat is rarely sexy, unless we’re talking about watching shirtless St. Judes boys work out. Come to work out . . . but stay for the show. Read more.

Five Guys is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

25. Five Guys

496 Laguardia Pl (at Houston St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Greenwich Village · 80 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Your hair will smell like onion rings when you leave, but it’s still the go-to spot for S and B to do business—like planning the Kiss on the Lips party. (Gossip Girl) Read more.

Doma is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

26. Doma

17 Perry St (at 7th Ave), New York, NY
Café · West Village · 51 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: S likes to sit and read Civilization and Its Discontents at this cozy coffee shop. If S is discontented, do any of us have a chance at happiness? Ponder over a latte. (I Will Always Love You)

Barneys New York is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

27. Barneys New York

9.1
660 Madison Ave (btwn 60th & 61st St), New York, NY
Department Store · Upper East Side · 217 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: You'll spot more drama over fashion here than Project Runway delivers. Don’t believe me? Read about S and B's catfight over Chloe in I Will Always Love You.

David Burke Townhouse is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

28. David Burke Townhouse

7.8
133 E 61st St (at Lexington Ave), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Upper East Side · 68 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: How do I know you’re passing off that H&M dress as couture? Because I was sipping an iced tea at this across-the-street café, watching you sneak out of the store.

Freds at Barneys New York is one of blakeGRANT'S NYC punchlist.

29. Freds at Barneys New York

8.5
660 Madison Ave (61st Street), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Upper East Side · 76 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: S may have acted in Breakfast at Fred's, but the real star of the 9th floor Barneys’ restaurant is the Fred’s chicken salad. And S knows it too.