Corcoran agent and Upper East Side resident Beth Benalloul is The Local Next Door in this iconic Manhattan neighborhood. Follow along to see her favorite spots in her stomping grounds.
Birch Coffee Serving a variety of coffee, espresso and teas as well as pastries every Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. until 7pm and Saturdays and Sundays 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. 134 1/2 East 62nd Street; 212.686.1444
Sant Ambroeus Priding itself on being a true meeting place for the neighborhood and serving breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Open Monday through Fri 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Satuday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. 1000 Madison Avenue; 212.570.2211
Serafina Fabulous Pizza Serving lunch and dinner with an emphasis on Italian cuisine Monday through Sunday 11:30 a.m to 11:00 p.m. 1022 Madison Ave; 212.734.26.76
William Greenberg Desserts Famous for their Black & White cookies, this local bakery offers a wide range of traditional desserts. Open at various times throughout the week, view their website to learn more. 1100 Madison Avenue; 212.861.1340
UES A fully functioning ice cream shop conceals the secret door to this speakeasy. Ask to volunteer in storage to enter the bar area. Scooping 7 days a week with the “storage” open at various hours throughout the week. View their website to learn more. 1707 2nd Avenue; 646.559.5889