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Chealse Market

A few weeks ago in a cold but sunny New York winter I was planing to visit the High Line again around Chelsea neighborhood. On the way to the High Line I was attracted by this colorful cow, and was drawn into this craft/design shop. I aways had a thing from handmade items, especially jewelry. Actually any types of art and creative work. Inside, it’s…

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Chinatown in Brooklyn

I was so excited to discover there is another Chinatown in Brooklyn! It’s near Sunset Park and spreads along 8th avenue. It’s massive and full of restaurants, shops and services. From driving school to accountant, from legal service to real estate, anything you might need. I came across this shop, reminds me so much of my good old times. There are…

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Fort Greene Market

One of my favorite thing about my neighborhood is the Farmer’s market. It happens every Saturday, right next to Fort Green Park. There are all sorts of fresh vegetables and fruits. Lots of good apples and apple juice. Delicous hand made bread and pies. Sometimes, there are some independent pottery bring their ceramic plates and jars. Everyone seems in a…

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Uniqulee – little treasure spot in China town

Hidden in Manhattan China Town, Uniqulee is a well curated shop filled up with antiques objects, dainty jewelers, man’s accessories and other random stuff with great taste. I went to have din sum with my friends, and accidentally discovered this place. It’s completely different from a typical shop around China town. I totally felt in love with it! All the…

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Maman – A cute French cafe in Soho

Stumbled upon this cute French style cafe one day, I was on my usual lunch hunt around China town. I got attracted by their cute bamboo light and ceramic rabbit looking out the window. Founded by Armand Arnal, Benjamin Sormonte and Elisa Marshall, they serve family-inspired recipes from the South of France and North America. The whole interior of the caffe is…

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The cutest cafe in Fort Greene

If you come to the neighborhood of Fort Greene, you need to check out Baba Cool. This is one of my favorite cafe around here. Although the place is tiny, they have really cute rocking chair outside with a classy French awning. One of my favorite breakfast is their avocado toast. It’s made with hearty bread. It’s especially good for cool…

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