"I think bagels in the city have gotten huge, and they've gotten soft. Bagels should not be soft and huge," co-owner Peter Shelsky told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Thompson Chemists: A Pharmacy Where 'Mama J' And 'The Medicine Man' Prescribe Music, Magic, And Community"This type of store, you can't cookie-cut this," Gary "The Medicine Man" Alony told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
3 Generations Cook Up Something Special At Ricas Pupusas & MasThe Vargas family brings a taste of El Salvador to Sunnyside.
A Hamptons Icon: Lunch At The Lobster Roll"A lot of people don't know the name of the restaurant is actually the Lobster Roll. They just call us 'Lunch,'" manager Paul DeAngelis told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Convent Garden: An Oasis In Harlem Where New York Meets 'Miami'"I feel that I was chosen to do this," gardener Juliette "Miami" Davis told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Babka, Bureka & Kugelhopf: A Taste Of Israel At Michaeli Bakery"The Israeli who come in here are definitely looking for home," owner Adir Michaeli told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Wrapping Art In Art: Make A Frame At Make At Frame In BrooklynWhen you look at a painting, chances are you're looking at the art. Thoren Vadala is looking at the frame.
969 NYC Coffee: Japanese Snacks In Jackson HeightsHeart-shaped onigiri and other treats await you at this unassuming snack shop in Queens.
Leader Of The Pack: Dog Walking With The Academy Of Royal WolvesAt dog-walking service the Academy of Royal Wolves, the canine "cadets" dress in uniform.
Meet The 23-Year-Old Chef Opening Restaurants And Minds In BrooklynFrancesca Chaney thinks differently about food and restaurants. At Sol Sips, she offers customers a chance to pay for brunch based on what they can afford.
'A Remarkable Place Known To Too Few People': The Art Students League Of New York"Art Students League is the most important art academy in the world for the last 150 years, roughly," executive director Michael Rips told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
'Tea Is Everything' For Couple Behind Bed-Stuy Sanctuary Brooklyn Tea"We're not trying to make you quit coffee. We just want to make you drink more tea," co-owner Jamila McGill told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Chinese Food In NYC: Expert Spotlights What's Changing"New Yorkers are obsessed with Sichuan food," Eater New York editor Serena Dai told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
'We Are Brooklyn': Hot Beef And Broth At Brennan & Carr"We like being old school. We like being who we are," general manager Eddie Sullivan told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
A Southern Menu That 'Warms The Soul' At Millie Peartree"If you don't take the time and put the love into it, it's not going to come out the same," Chef Millie told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
A Miniature World Of Wonder At Tiny Doll House"I think there's a fascination with things in miniature, that people can create such detailed items that reflect everything in our lives," owner Leslie Edelman told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
'It's All About Attitude' At UES Hat Shop Suzanne Couture Millinery"A woman always looks lovely in a big-brimmed hat," owner Suzanne Newman told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
At Knitty City, They Say A Stitch In Time Can Help Your Mind"We tell people: Do fifteen minutes of knitting every day, and it will change your life," owner Pearl Chin told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Perfectly Imperfect Jeans At Bowery Blue MakersBorn and raised on the island of Hokkaido in Japan, Echigoya "Echan" Takayuki moved to the United States in the name of denim.
Lillo Cucina Italiana: Chef Brings Classic Flavors, Family Spirit To Cobble Hill"It's really a simple place, teeny, but the food is good," Chef Lillo told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Pao & Cha Cha: Chinese-Venezuelan Takeout In Astoria, QueensCBS2's Elle McLogan visits a fast food joint where the chef serves flavors from his childhood.
More Than Just Playing With Fire: Visiting The Artists At UrbanGlass In Brooklyn"There is a certain sort of daredevil mentality," director of development Rachel Feinberg told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Nothing 'Less Than Perfect': Bagels Gone Old School At Shelsky's"I think bagels in the city have gotten huge, and they've gotten soft. Bagels should not be soft and huge," co-owner Peter Shelsky told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Taking A Trip Through Time At McNulty's Tea And CoffeeAs a teen, David Wong worked for the McNulty family at their Greenwich Village institution. Today, he's the owner.
Kopitiam: Malaysian Family Recipes In Lower ManhattanCBS2's Elle McLogan visits a neighborhood hangout beloved for affordably priced, colorful snacks.
The Dig: Young Chef Tells Stories Of History And Culture Through FoodCBS2's Elle McLogan meets culinary director Lucas Sin, who brings fine dining and history together at monthly chef's tables.
A Timeless Passion: 89-Year-Old Repairs Antique Clocks On Long IslandA. Marshall Irving, soon to turn 90 years old, has his hands full keeping clocks running on time.
Bonus Episode: Take A Virtual Ride On The Staten Island FerryIn this special extra from The Dig, enjoy the water views on the Staten Island Ferry.
Putting His Stamp On NYC: Meet John Casey Of Casey Rubber StampsCBS2's Elle McLogan introduces a man from Cork who has turned to rubber to leave his mark on the East Village.
Berber Street Food: Afrofusion Flavors From A Trailblazing ChefCBS2's Elle McLogan meets Diana Tandia, who serves flavors of the African diaspora to Greenwich Village.