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5 On-the-Go Eateries in NYC

By Jennifer Cohen

05.16.17

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Getting your food to go doesn’t mean the quality has to suffer.
The new location of Bien Cuit at Grand Central Market features fresh breads like raisin walnut.
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BIEN CUIT

The French bakery has made its move into Manhattan at the Grand Central Market. Chef and owner Zachary Golper ensures delicate pastries and traditional French bread like ciabatta and baguettes are all crafted with an artisan’s touch. 89 E. 42nd St., East Concourse

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DAILY PROVISIONS
The latest eatery from Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, this neighborhood coffee shop, bakery and sandwich shop brings distilled to-go versions of classic dishes like the rotisserie chicken from Union Square Cafe into a more casual setting. 103 E. 19th St./Park Ave., 212.488.1505

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EXTRACTION LAB
You can find an $18 cup of coffee, the most expensive in the city, at Extraction Lab in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Guests pick the origin, variety, brand, roaster and more before getting a front-row seat to the brewing experience. 51 35th St., Brooklyn

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THE GOOD SORT
Across from Eddy Buckingham and Jeff Lam’s new restaurant, Chinese Tuxedo, is their espresso and tea bar, The Good Sort. The vegan cafe is making Instagram-worthy colorful lattes that are perfect to pair with the sweet and savory congees, a traditional Chinese porridge. 5 Doyers St.

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PERPETUUM CAFE
With the second location now open in Tribeca, owner Can Ruan created a space with the customer in mind. Serving high-quality pastries and inventive drinks like lavender lattes or matcha lattes from coffee beans by Toby’s Estate, the cafe is a relaxing escape from bustling downtown. 200 Church St. 

Photo by Thomas Schauer