Dhaba... Authentic & Simple Indian on Curry Hill

Saravana Bhavan... Authentic Indian Vegetarian Chain all over the world!

Thai Diner... The best Thai in NYC!  Offspring of the now closed Uncle Boons.

Dim Sum Go Go... Made to order Dim Sum in the heart of Chinatown.

Ippudo Ramen... There are a few locations in the city, my favorite is on 4th Avenue and 9th Street, but all are excellent.

Image courtesy of @dhabanewyork

Health & Wealthness

Pratima Auryevedic Spa... An authentic Auruevedic experience with Dr. Pratima Raichur. A healing safe haven.

Enchantments... All of your witchy needs in the East Village.

Crystal Gardens... Go to for all healing stones and crystals.

Image courtesy of @enchantmentsnyc


Morgan Library... Jewel box museum and library just above Curry Hill.

The Earth Room...

Ganesh Temple...

Image courtesy of the Morgan Library


McNally Jackson Bookstore... The most thoughtful assortment of books IMO.

Love Adorned... Super thoughtful selection of home and jewelry, plus you can get a tattoo and/or piercing.

Illesteva... Best handcrafted sunglasses made in Italy.

Clic Gallery... Represents a great group of photographers.

Duals Naturals Spices... Indian Spice extravaganza!

Image courtesy of Clic Gallery

Going Out

Raoul's... For a cocktail and palm reading in their upstairs secret booth.

Spring Street Lounge (Shark Bar)... Lot's of dives in the city, this was my local for 15 years. Features include waterdogs on the house!

Lovers Rock... Reggae in BedStuy.

Melody's Piano Bar... Live music on the UES.

The Palace... NYC's newest dance club on Canal Street.

Image courtesy of The Palace NYC

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