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...
Mission Chinese Food
Executive chef Angela Dimayuga (@swimsuit_issue) cooks a tongue-numbing, wok-fired Sichuan menu.
A: 171 East Broadway, New York
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
The Spotted Pig
No visit to New York is complete without a bowl of sheep’s milk ricotta gnudi from chef April Bloomfield (@aprilbloomfield).
A: 314 West 11th 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
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
Modern neighbourhood bistro from co-owners Samantha Safer and chef Claire Welle, with an all-female kitchen team.
A: 930 Fulton Street, Brooklyn
White Gold Butchers
Whole animal butcher shop and eatery by butchers Erika Nakamura (@thebutcherette) and Jocelyn Guest (@joceygu).
A: 375 Amsterdam Avenue, New York
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