We all know that New York City is a foodie Mecca. NYC’s gastronomy is famous the world over, not only for the quality of the dishes, but for the innovation and creativity of our chefs. Here are some of the coolest fusion and food mash-ups that the city has to offer:
1. The Ramen Burger
East meets west in this first offering, the Ramen Burger. Smorgasburg market is your destination for this fusion treat!
2. Warm Panino Gelato
M’o Il Gelato – 178 Mulberry Street, New York, NY 10012
Heaven is a cold gelato in a warm panino. There, I said it. If you go to M’o Il Gelato, it’s a must-try. Does the gelato melt? Does the panino get soggy? oh, my friend you’ll have to wait and see.
3. Churro Cone Ice-Cream
ChikaLicious – 203 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003
ChikaLicious has something mouthwatering for you! It’s a simple equation really: Ice cream + churro cone = foodgasm.
4. Sushi Burrito
Uma Temakeria‘s – 64 7th Ave, New York, NY, 10011
Can’t decide whether to get your burrito or your sushi fix? Uma Temakeria‘s sushi burrito is here to save the day!
5. Popsicles in Prosecco
Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar – 102 North End Avenue, New York, NY 10282
The Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar have the perfect cure for the summer heat: “Prosecco & Ice Pop Cocktail” AKA popsicle in a glass of Prosecco. These guy’s deserve a Nobel prize!
6. A Slice of Cake on a Milkshake
Black Tap – 529 Broome Street, New York, NY 10013
If you’re cool waiting in line, the you could be the proud owner of an entire slice of cake on a milkshake… judging by the lines outside Black Tap, this milkshake brings ALL the boys to the yard!
7. Cotton Candy on Bubble Tea
ViVi Bubble Tea – 49 Bayard St. New York, NY 10013
Check out this infinitely instagramable bubble tea float from ViVi Bubble Tea. If you’re ready for a sugar rush of epic proportions then this tasty treat is the thing for you.
8. Mac ‘n Cheese Burger
The Ainsworth – 45 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016
The Ainsworth has something that sounds like a coronary problem waiting to happen, but is actually one of the most delicious comfort foods in the city. That’s right, it’s the Mac ‘n cheese burger.
9. Rice Pudding in a Brioche Bun
(Sadly, “Rice Cream Shoppe” is now closed, but it still warrants a mention!)
Rice Cream Shoppe was at 195 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012
This wasn’t your old school-cafeteria rice pudding! Rice Cream Shoppe had over 20 flavors of rice pudding to choose from. All of the puddings were gluten free and there were also vegan options made with soy milk.