Comfort Inn Midtown West
548 West 48th Street
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 586-0400
Fax: (212) 586-0404
Nothing qualifies as soul food better than a hot, freshly baked treat! Walk into the Sullivan Street Bakery, nestled in New York's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, for a piece of flour heaven. The tantalizing smells of baked breads, rolls, specialty cakes and other desserts welcomes you here. Forget about counting carbs for once and indulge in these items that have been creating waves all over the city.
La Boîte, the brainchild of chef Lior Lev Sercarz, dealing exclusively with spices and biscuits, is located in Manhattan's Hell Kitchen neighborhood. The inception of La Boîte began dates back to 2006, when Sercarz created a range of French biscuits. His travels around the world enabled him to get acquainted with various spices. Finally in 2011 he could boast of his own store where visitors can purchase not only his creations but also imported spices. But this place turned out to be more than just a spice and biscuit shop, it also functions as an art gallery with a rotating collection of works on display.
Velo is a specialty sports shop that sells a range of sporting gear and bikes. With one branch at Alphabet City and other one at Hell's Kitchen, this little sports store has come a long way. This is a store that has all types of equipments that could possibly be needed by an outdoor enthusiast. Log on to the website to see their bike collection or browse through the range of gear that they boast of.
This upscale market became so popular so quickly that the owners opened two other locations (one on the Eastside and one in the Wall Street area). The store offers a bevy of gourmet foods, including a prepared food bar. The seafood and meat selections are incredible, as are the fresh baked breads section and a wide array of olives by the pound. Always fresh, their fruits and vegetables are sold at farmers' market prices. Offering many ethnic foods and cooking supplies from Italian to Thai, a visit to the Amish is always a treat. Catering menu is also available.
Tagg is a unique men's boutique in the heart of the Hell's Kitchen district, providing an unparalleled mix of fashion and fun to shoppers who span from mod to prep. The spartan warehouse interior features myriad designer brands of shirts, pants, jeans, accessories and more. Brands such as Fred Perry, Paul Frank and Cheap Monday are just some of the ultra-hip offerings available, although there are always new cutting edge fashions gracing the shop. Ranging from classy to casual, Tagg is the ultimate destination for fashion forward men in search of new apparel and accessories.
Located in close proximity to attractions like Times Square and the Theatre District, The Food Emporium is the area's one-stop-shop for food. At this store, you can buy anything from sushi to baked goods. There is a full-scale seafood counter as well. The supermarket also offers home delivery.
More an international mission than a simple boutique, Domus manages to pack a world's worth of artisan goods into their small Hell's Kitchen location. Each year owners Luisa Cerutti and Nicki Lindheimer travel to a different far-off region of the globe in hunt of handmade goods produced by local craftspeople. Now shoppers can find anything from Afghan soaps to Zulu baskets, all sourced directly from the makers of these quality goods. Best of all, Domus passes little of its curating costs to customers, allowing guests to find the perfect gift in a wide price range.
Delphinium Home caters to the up-and-coming Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, allowing nearby residents to decorate their living spaces with any number of bright and fun products on offer. Quirky clocks, mugs and candles are just a few products in Delphinium's collection, each product suited to particular design tastes that let shoppers put their mark on their surroundings. With reasonably priced wares and something for everyone, Delphinium is a worthwhile shop for the traveler looking to pick up a trinket for friends back home.
A really cool, hipster beer pub, Beer Culture is located on 45th Street, in Hell's Kitchen. With several local beers on tap, and many other bottled crafts and drafts on offer as well, this place is haven for beer patriots of the city. What's even cooler is that the place doubles up as a beer shop where you can score some super brews. To nosh while enjoying these refreshing pints and growlers, there is a selection of scrumptious paninis, bratwursts and meats and cheese platters.
Formerly known as REC Video, Blockbuster, this is not. This small Hell's Kitchen independent video store specializes in hard-to-find cult films whether they be Anime, Blaxploitation, Kung-fu or creature features. They also offer plenty of classic films from the 1930s, '40s, '50s and '60s and nostalgia television. Like most independent video stores, they have an adult section, but here it is mostly adult cartoons, vintage erotica and other exotic titles.
Absolutely fresh produce sold at reasonable rates is what you should expect from 57th Street Greenmarket. Many of the eateries in Midtown West and Hell's Kitchen rely on this market for their supply of seasonal foods. The items you can purchase here include vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbs, cheese and many baked treats. This market is also the site of many community based programs like 'Cooking with the Locals', where people of the locality can recreate their favorite dishes made with market-based ingredients for others to observe. Food stamps and credit and debit cards are accepted only until 1.30p.
Dedicated to educating their customers on the health benefits of organic and natural foods, Westerly Natural Market is known for their exemplarily customer service. This New York shop offers a variety of natural foods including certifiable cruelty, antibiotic and hormone-free meat and poultry. If you can't find what you're looking for, Westerly is happy to special order it for you!