Billy’s Bakery: Best Cupcakes in NYC

Display case of billys bakery cupcakes in new york city.

Billy, how I love thee! Billy’s is my most favorite bakery in New York City. In fact, it’s the best bakery I’ve been to thus far on my travel journeys. Billy’s is located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan and I used to go there all the time when I lived in New York City….

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Haters & The Best Revenge

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I lived in NYC for four years while attending NYU and I hadn’t been back since graduation so I decided to treat myself to a weekend vacation. I took the short flight from Austin and booked into a hotel in Tribeca for $100/night via Priceline’s Name Your Own Price system (a good deal for Manhattan…

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These Green Tea Rolls Will Make You High!

Green tea sushi roll from Franchia Restaurant in New York City.

If you want to experience what it’s like to float on top of a cloud, then order these green tea rolls from Franchia restaurant in New York City. It’s a sushi roll that consists of real whole green tea leaves wrapped in rice and seaweed. There is no seafood in this roll. It’s entirely vegan….

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Frozen Hot Chocolate

Glass of frozen hot chocolate sitting on a table at Serendipity restaurant in New York City.

Frozen hot chocolate! Yes, you heard that correctly! I know, you’re wondering how is that even possible? Once your brain freezes over with one sip of this dessert, you won’t care. You’ll just be focused on the sheer delight of your taste buds. This thing is amazing. Frozen hot chocolate is served at Serendipity 3…

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