There are so many great places in NYC, I am sure we have hardly scratched the surface but here is a list of places run by women to add to your bucket list...let us know if we are missing your favourite! In no particular order...
A new restaurant from chef Missy Robbins (@missyarobbins) of Lilia, Misi is all about pasta and offers 10 different kinds of house-made pasta each night.
A: 329 Kent Ave., at S. 4th St., Williamsburg
The Beatrice Inn
Owner and chef Angie Mar (@angiekmar) runs an edgy version of an underground New York steakhouse.
A: 285 West 12th Street, West Village
Yellow Magnolia Café
Set in the Brooklyn Botanical gardens with a vegetable-themed menu by chef de cuisine Morgan Jarrett.
A: 990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn
Amanda Cohen is the chef and owner of this vegetable-focused restaurant on the Lower East Side.
A: 86 Allen Street, New York
Ardesia Wine Bar
Wine Bar in Hell’s Kitchen run by Mandy Oser (@mandyoser).
A: 510 West 52nd Street, New York
Mexican paletas, ice cream and sweets from Fany Gerson (@fanygerson).
A: 240 Sullivan Street, New York
Wood-fired Italian restaurant by chef/owner Missy Robbins (@missyarobbins).
A: 567 Union Ave, Brooklyn
Bakery, café and event space inspired from the South of France by co-owner and designer Elisa Marshall (@_byelisa_). Locations also in Tribeca, Greenpoint and Meatpacking District.
A: 239 Centre Street, Soho
Restaurant and wine classes in Union Square by Master Sommelier Laura Maniec (@lauramaniec).
A: 13 East 13th Street, New York
Middle Eastern and Israeli with a twist by chef/owner Einat Armony (@chefeinat). Also has Taim Falafel and Bar Bolonat.
A: 214 Mulberry Street, New York
A New York institution for brunch, run by chef/owner Gabrielle Hamilton. Insider tip - best to try for dinner when the lines aren't as long.
A: 54 East 1st St, New York
Milk Bar Store
Founder and chef Christina Tosi (@christinatosi) serves up compost cookies, layer cakes, crack pies, soft served and shakes. Nine locations in NYC.
A: 382 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn (multiple locations in NYC)
Modern neighbourhood bistro from co-owners Samantha Safer and chef Claire Welle, with an all-female kitchen team.
A: 930 Fulton Street, Brooklyn
Focus on local and seasonal fare with beverage director and author of Drink Pink, Victoria James (@geturgrapeon) at the helm.
A: 430 Hudson Street, New York
Butter & Scotch
"Butter & Scotch in Brooklyn is all about empowering women from the cocktail names to donations to Planned Parenthood. Their cocktails are women-themed, and speciality drinks have $1 of their price donated to Planned Parenthood. The bar-and-bakery's motto is established by women, for everyone."
A: 818 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn