Rumor has it that the UES is Manhattan's food desert.

Let us change your mind!

  • Uncover Manhattan's lesser-known food hub: the Upper East Side. Taste a variety of flavors, which range from sweet to savory, as you travel to some of the neighborhood's favorite eateries, old-school bakeries, iconic diners and more

  • Savor an authentic pastrami sandwich, visit a Jewish "appetizing" store and sample German charcuterie in an 80-year-old staple of the neighborhood

  • Treat yourself to decadent desserts, including black and white cookies, fizzy egg creams and fresh donuts

  • Get a glimpse of New York high-society as you explore the Upper East Side's notable landmarks, galleries and famous brownstones