NYC’s 10 Absolute Best Dishes For Carb Lovers

Claire Leaden Claire Leaden

NYC’s 10 Absolute Best Dishes For Carb Lovers

If you live for bread, have we got the list for you…

NYC eateries are always thinking of creative ideas for dishes, mixing and matching different flavors and ingredients to invent something one-of-a-kind and incredibly delicious. Well, they definitely have this down for all your favorite forms of carbs.

From pizza on pizza (yes, you read that right) to deep-fried Oreo goodness, we’ve rounded up all the must-eats for carb lovers in NYC (and beyond!).

1. Gnocchi Sandwich at Luzzo’s Pizzeria, East Village

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Gnocchi is delicious. Calzone dough is delicious. Why not stuff one inside the other? This dough is loaded with mozzarella cheese, homemade gnocchi and a choice of sorrentina, pesto or quattro formaggi sauce.

Address: 213 1st Avenue

2. Double Stuffed Oreo Cupcakes at Sprinkles, Upper East Side

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This chocolate cupcake from Sprinkles is taken to the next level with a double-stuffed Oreo crust topped with cake. Grab it quick though — it’s only available until Dec. 1! If you do miss it, have no fear, there are other carb-loaded options for the holiday season: like Christmas Cookie with vanilla cake, buttercream frosting and homemade sugar cookie on top.

Address: 780 Lexington Ave

3. Vinnie’s Famous Pizza on Pizza at Vinnie’s Pizzeria, Williamsburg

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Vinnie’s in Brooklyn is home of the Famous “Pizza on Pizza,” a cheese pie topped with additional mini cheese slices. It’s only available in a large — but that shouldn’t be a problem.

Address: 148 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

4. Low Country S’mores at Comfortland, Astoria

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This magical creation has a Ritz cracker crust, and is then layered with marshmallow brownie, and M&M blondie. Yum.

Address: 40-09 30th Ave, Astoria

5. Grilled Mac Sandwich at Beecher’s, Flatiron District

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Beecher’s Grilled Mac Sandwich takes their famous creamy mac n’ cheese and stuffs it between two slices of Italian bread and then grills it in a panini press.

Address: 900 Broadway

See also: the tastiest grilled cheese sandwiches in NYC.

6. Fried Oreos at Creamline, Chelsea Market

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Just try to resist these Oreos deep-fried in pancake batter and served alongside freshly whipped cream from a dairy farm in upstate New York.

Address: Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave

7. Baked Ziti Pizza at Best Pizza of 1st Avenue, Midtown East

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Living up to its name, this slice takes all of your favorite elements from baked ziti (tomato sauce, mozzarella, ricotta cheese and penne pasta) and puts it on top of a pizza pie.

Address: 1038 1st Ave

8. Frosted Animal Cracker Cookie Dough at World’s Best Cookie Dough, Greenwich Village

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Another “best” that probably isn’t an exaggeration, at least judging by its photos. World’s Best Cookie Dough serves edible cookie dough in a variety of flavors and forms. This concoction is a cookie butter-infused classic cookie dough stuffed with “party animals.”

Address: 164 Bleecker St.

9. Garlic Knot Chicken Parm Sliders at Macchina, Kips Bay

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This upgrade on a fried chicken sandwich includes layers of flavorful tomato sauce and melty mozzarella on top of bread crumb-fried chicken, sitting on buttery seasoned garlic knots.

Address: 365 3rd Ave.

10. Caramel Apple Pie Cupcake at City Cakes, Chelsea

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Two desserts are definitely better than one in this sweet and salty treat from a local cake shop.

Address: Lower Level, 251 W 18th St

Featured image: Instagram / @jennerous_eats

Tags: bread, carbs, Food, nyc
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