any places similar to Penelope's?
Some time ago I was given a recommendation here for Penelope's and it has become a favourite spot for breakfast or brunch whenever I visit New York. I'm back in the city next week and was wondering if there are other places with that relaxed country kitchen in the city kind of feel. I was thinking of trying Good Enough To Eat on the Upper West Side at some point. Any others? - since I'll be on holiday and not time constrained any Manhattan location could be considered.. Thanks
If you go to Good Enough to Eat for brunch, be prepared to wait in line. They don't take reservations and the line starts fairly early by NYC brunch standards. But, I like to go there every so often because they have biscuits!
Friend of the Farmer on Irving Place would fit the bill, too.
Thanks - I've heard they have long lines at the weekend - I'll probably try and pop in at some odd hour during the week.
Is Friend of The Farmer the place next to the Japanese Choshi? (another place I liked - although it seemed different last visit (about a year ago) ) I remember seeing long lines there too one Sunday lunchtime last time
It's true about the lines at Godo Enough to eat, but it definately has a great country feel, so odd hours is a good idea, but personally I think the lines are worth it.
Clinton Street Bakery is not quite the same atmosphere, but it is a great place. The weekend lines are very long but its do-able during the week,
I would say Friend of a Farmer on Irving Place and 19th for sure. Also, you can try the Crooked Knife (I think 30th street and Park).