Orient Country Store: A North Fork Family Grocery Counts On Community"You can't really get away from here without a bit of a conversation, so it's not for the introvert," owner Miriam Foster told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
SOS Chefs: Obscure Ingredients For Curious Cooks At Atef Boulaabi's East Village Spice Store"It's a repertoire of notes and a library of texture and smells," Atef told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Shuga Pie Shop: A Cake Sandwich Sensation In BabylonThe shuga pie was born when Micheline Cummings took leftover cake scraps and, instead of discarding them, sealed them together with frosting.
At Tom's In Prospect Heights, A Luncheonette Is Family Tradition"People will call us a greasy spoon, and I think I take pride in that," third-generation owner Jimmy Kokotas told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Ha Long Bay Vietnamese Sandwiches: Beloved Banh Mi Find A Home In New Hyde Park“Life is all about taking chances,” owner Billy Dang told CBS2’s Elle McLogan.
Aunts et Uncles: A Vegan Cafe-Bar In East Flatbush Inspired By The Love Of Family"Your aunts and uncles are like your cool parents," co-owner Michael Nicholas told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
B&H Dairy: A Small Restaurant With Big Heart Serves The East Village Since 1938"As much as the customers love us and stop by and support us, especially now, the place is going to survive, I hope, another 80 years," co-owner Alexandra Abdelwahed told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Rudy’s Bakery And Cafe: For Owner Toni Binanti, Her Ridgewood Customers Are Family"What is Rudy's? Rudy's is my home," owner Toni Binanti told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Island Pops: A Taste Of The Tropics In Crown Heights"We grew up in the islands. This is what we know, and that's our heritage," co-owner Khalid Hamid told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Fat Choy: ‘A Chinese Fast Food Joint That’s Also Vegan’ Arrives On The LES"When you eat something here, it should very much feel like a hug," co-owner Justin Lee told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
'Chocolate Is Love': At North Fork Chocolate Company, The Focus Is Local"Our typical shopper is not just a chocolate lover—it's a lover of all local things," cofounder Ann Corley told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Secret Garden: A Haven For Health Food In Bed-Stuy"I want you to come here, and I want all of your worries to go away," owner Joy Thomas told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Find Fast Food And Retro Video Games At Action Burger in WilliamsburgTo comply with pandemic safety measures, owner Vlane Carter turned indoor screens to face the street, allowing visitors to play video games from outside.
Bigelow's In Rockville Centre: Frying Clams Since 1939"This is another extension of our house," co-owner Anthony Andreolas told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Love And Family Keep The Business Running At Vic's Heart N Soul Food TruckCBS2's Elle McLogan meets Victor Hickson, who doles out smoked ribs and fried fish from a roving kitchen.