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Sweet Sunday on UES

Manhattan-Upper East Side

If you're looking for a perfect Sunday activity on the Upper East Side, start your outing right - grab a black and white cookie at William Greenberg. Then head to the Jewish Museum to take in the latest exhibits. When you're ready for dinner walk on over to Pig Heaven and enjoy some of the best Chinese food in the city.

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William Greenberg DessertsBakeries
Long-time establishment selling kosher baked goods, known for its black-and-white cookies.
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(212) 861-1340website
1100 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10028

William Greenberg is a neighborhood staple serving some of the best black and white cookies in the city. Which is saying a lot given it's New York City's unofficial cookie. The shop opened its doors in 1946 and has since been an integral part of holidays and family celebrations to generations of New Yorkers. In addition to black and whites, you can also find cupcakes, fruit tarts, pies and cakes, rugelach, linzer tarts, schnecken, babka, hot cross buns and hamantaschen, and even brownies that were immortalized in AMC’s Mad Men series.

The Jewish MuseumMuseums
Museum focused on Jewish culture and art in Warburg mansion
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(212) 423-3200website
1109 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128

Located on New York City’s Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is a museum at the intersection of art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds. Whether you visit our home in the landmark Warburg mansion on Museum Mile, or engage with us online, there is something for everyone.

Pig HeavenRestaurants & Cafes
Taiwanese-style cooking with a pig-centric menu, plus kitschy pink decor to match the theme.
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(212) 744-4333website
1420 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10028

Pig Heaven has been a neighborhood staple on the Upper East Side since the 1980s. Over the years the ownership has changed hands but the delicious Cantonese and Sichuan dishes live on. Enjoy Sichuan Cold Noodles, Shredded Beef w. Spicy Green Chili & Bamboo Strips, and Pig Heaven Chicken Strips of white meat chicken sautéed with assorted vegetables in Chinese BBQ sauce.

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