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Egg Cream

drbelfer Aug 18, 2008 11:08 AM

I was wondering if one can still get a good old fashioned egg cream in NYC. Can anyone tell me a place to find one?

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    mindy RE: drbelfer Aug 20, 2008 04:37 PM

    chocolate bar on 7th street between 1st ave and ave a or the funny little place with window on ave a near corner of 7th st.

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      marlie202 RE: drbelfer Aug 27, 2008 02:10 PM

      Ray's right around the corner on Avenue A and 7th Street--says Belgian Fries outside--the coffee egg cream rocks!! many flavors--only one Ray's

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        chocolatebirthdaycake RE: marlie202 Nov 13, 2008 09:41 PM

        You might want to do a "search" on chowhound 'cause this has been recently discussed. I make my own at home.

      2. Jeffsayyes RE: drbelfer Nov 14, 2008 04:51 PM

        i think the famous spot is gem spa b/c they make it the traditional way with a long spoon and whipping it up and down.
        its good but didnt shake my heart
        here's a thread

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          frankbooth RE: drbelfer Nov 16, 2008 06:43 PM

          Russ and Daughters is making a spectacular egg cream these days. the killer smoked fish and jewish appetizer scene doesn't hurt either... enjoy fb

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