May 2022: Food and Wine Celebration Month

May is the national – and even international – month of several different foods and dishes. Additionally, it’s also a month of celebration around wine. 

The appropriately-nicknamed Big Apple is one of the world’s foodie capitals, so where better to indulge in an array of mouth-watering dishes and world-class wines and other beverages? 

If you’re looking for NYC apartments for sale or rent, make sure you explore neighborhoods relevant to your tastes in food and wine. 

Where To Celebrate Food In NYC

When looking for the right New York apartment for sale, you should not only consider the floor space, the building, and its amenities, but also the restaurants and other establishments in the neighborhood. These are just some of the things to know when buying a home.

A world of flavors and cuisines come together in the city, which is something to consider when hunting for NYC apartments for sale. Follow our Platinum Agents’ advice if you want to treat your taste buds to a trip around the world.

National Hamburger Month: Celebrate National Hamburger Month by heading to Bronson’s Burger in Soho, the Bowery Meat Company in the East Village, West Greenwich Village’s Corner Bistro, JG Melon in the Upper East Side, or Brooklyn’s Red Hook Tavern. You’ll get it all – amazing food and incredible ambiance.

National Egg Month: What better way to celebrate National Egg Month than by enjoying a fabulous brunch with friends? If you choose a New York apartment for sale in the Upper East Side, you’ll be in easy distance of 3 Decker Diner. Alternatively, make your way to Negril in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and enjoy brunch with a difference at this West Indian restaurant.

National Salad Month: Midtown’s Hillstone and Greenwich Village’s Carbone are both fantastic restaurants for salads – make sure to get the caesar at Carbone. 

National Salsa Month: You’ll find great reasons to celebrate National Salsa Month at Victor’s Café in Midtown’s Theater District. The Cuban restaurant has an infectious early-60s Havana vibe – it’s the perfect atmosphere for enjoying the spicy, flavorful condiment.

May 10 National Shrimp Day: You won’t have any trouble finding a restaurant where you can celebrate National Shrimp Day with gusto. Our agents recommend starting with Manhattan’s Korean establishment Gaonnuri or the Lower East Side’s Thai restaurant, Somtum Der.

May 13 International Hummus Day: Get into the spirit of International Hummus Day at vegan restaurant Modern Love Brooklyn or at the Upper East Side’s Tal Bagels.

May 20 National Pizza Party Day: Celebrate National Pizza Party Day with friends at Dumbo’s Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, Midtown’s Spunto, Brooklyn’s Lucali, Lower East Side’s Scarr’s Pizzeria, or Prince St. Pizza in Nolita. Grabbing a slice is convenient when looking for condos for sale NYC!

May 21 Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day: There are two Brooklyn restaurants that make Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day an irresistible event, namely Champ’s Diner in Williamsburg and Modern Love Brooklyn. World Whisky Day happens on the same date. Raise a glass at Bounderants at the Upper East Side.

May 25 National Wine Day: Head to Nolita’s La Compagnie des Vins or Long Island City’s BLVD to celebrate National Wine Day. They’re two of the city’s best wine bars. Either provide an excellent locale to enjoy a glass and review all the houses for sale NYC your Platinum Agent has shared.  

Several days in the month celebrate some of the most famous French dishes. They include National Crouton Day (May 13), Coquilles Saint Jacques Day (May 16), Cheese Souffle Day (May 18), Quiche Lorraine Day (May 20), Escargot Day (May 24), Coq au Vin Day (May 29), and Macaroon Day (May 31). Indulge at Soho’s Balthazar and Laduree Paris, or at Midtown’s Benoit. 

May’s calendar also features International No Diet Day (May 6) and National Eat What You Want Day (May 11). Suggestions for other great restaurants that came from our survey include East Village Indian restaurant BaarBaar, Brooklyn Persian restaurant Sofreh and Japanese restaurant Hanon, Dumbo’s Cecconi’s, or Midtown’s Empanada Mama.

As you can see, some parts of the city truly shine when it comes to food and beverages. If you’re serious about food, look for NYC apartments for sale in Brooklyn and in Manhattan’s Upper and Lower East Sides, Greenwich Village, Soho, and Midtown. Contact Platinum Properties for more information.