Chelsea’s restaurants, shops and producers offer some of the greatest food in the city. Whether you’re looking for a local grocer or an elegant dinner, there’s something for everyone in this community.
About a dozen food vendors set up shop on the High Line between May and October. L’arte del Gelato has been selling their small batch gelato for the past 3 years, & Melt Bakery sells ice cream sandwiches with fun flavors.
The beloved Brooklyn cheese shop, which has been open for a decade in Cobble Hill, brought their cheese across the river earlier this month to pair up with Black Label’s incredible wine selection in a 3,000 square foot location.
Toppings are relatively complex (like in the roasted cauliflower pie with béchamel, parmesan, green olives, garlic, chili and parsley above), but the ambiance and cooking methods make for a simply rustic experience.
Doughnut Plant opened its second location right here in Chelsea. The shop now offers dozens of handcrafted doughnut flavors, including my personal favorite: the square-shaped peanut butter doughnut filled with homemade blackberry jam.
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The restaurant’s six-foot chalkboard has the name of the farmers they source from. A decade later, Cookshop continues to support local farmers, resulting in a menu that seriously elevates simple American cooking.
The tiny shop delivers massive flavor, smoking their own brisket, chicken, pork & a special weekly ingredient. Wrap it all up in a burrito with some lime-mayo rubbed street-cart corn, and finish with a churro doughnut.
After it’s roasted in Brooklyn, as we reference in our recent story Pulley Collective, the coffee is brought to a shop on West 20th where it’s brewed by the cup. Nothing beats their flat white topped with some flawless latte art.
Their Cambodian sandwiches have truly created a revolution by combining flavor and texture profiles that are tough to find elsewhere in Manhattan. Num Pang’s best kept secret is that their sides are even better than the sandwiches.