Abbey's Saved Places

1. Cabrito

50 Carmine St (Bedford Street), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · West Village · 39 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: Zak Pelaccio’s mellow Mexican spot pours nearly a dozen mescals and 70-plus tequilas, like the earthy Gran Centenario and the barrel-aged añejos Partida. Our pick for Best Tequila Bar! Read more.

'Wichcraft - West Chelsea is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

2. 'Wichcraft - West Chelsea

601 W 26th St (at 11th Ave), New York, NY
Sandwich Spot · Chelsea · 22 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: This new 'wichcraft is is the largest yet (120 seats!) and the first to offer dinner service along with a full bar. Read more.

Lincoln Ristorante is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

3. Lincoln Ristorante

7.4
142 W 65th St, New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Lincoln Square · 95 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: One of our favorite desserts of the year is the Fritelle De Mele here, an impeccably turned-out apple fritter crowned with caramel gelato. Featured in Where to Eat 2011! Read more.

5. Aha Yoga

1892 Union St (Laguna street), San Francisco, CA
Yoga Studio · Union Street · 12 tips and reviews
Mollie Stone's Markets is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

6. Mollie Stone's Markets

6.4
49 42nd Ave (at Dumont St), San Mateo, CA
Grocery Store · 14 tips and reviews

7. The Seventh Heart

1592 Market St (at Page St.), San Francisco, CA
Boutique · Civic Center · 2 tips and reviews

Showtime NetworkShowtime Network: Queer owned, community oriented store with dope clothes at affordable prices. - Whitney

theGrio is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

8. theGrio

30 Rockefeller Plz, New York, NY
Office · Rockefeller Center · 17 tips and reviews

The GrioThe Grio: TheGrio.com is the first video-centric news community site devoted to providing African Americans with stories and perspectives that appeal to them but are underrepresented in existing news outlets.

Lupa is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

9. Lupa

8.2
170 Thompson St (btwn Bleecker & W Houston St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 232 tips and reviews
Union Square Park is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

10. Union Square Park

9.0
Union Sq E/W & Broadway (btwn E 14th & E 17th St), New York, NY
Park · Union Square · 566 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Meet at the Ghandi Statue, the one landmark in NYC, where the West side and the East side converge . . . and where D met his own Eastern-philosophy spouting pseudo-soul mate (Only in Your Dreams) Read more.

Yamo is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

11. Yamo

8.1
3406 18th St (at Mission St), San Francisco, CA
Burmese Restaurant · Mission District · 181 tips and reviews

ZAGATZAGAT: Line up for the “best $5 meal that’s not a burrito” at this Mission Burmese.

NYPL Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

12. NYPL Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

9.3
515 Malcolm X Blvd (at W 135th St), New York, NY
Library · Central Harlem · 45 tips and reviews

The GrioThe Grio: If you need anything on the global African diaspora, this is your first stop. Read more.

Macy's is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

13. Macy's

7.1
1701 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA
Outlet Store · Arden Fair · 10 tips and reviews
The Record Plant is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

14. The Record Plant

2200 Marinship Way, Sausalito, CA
Recording Studio · Marinship · 3 tips and reviews

TheUrbanDailyTheUrbanDaily: Prince recorded his first album, "For You" here in the Fall of 1977. In an unprecedented move, the record label allowed Prince, an unproven artist at the time, to write and produce all his songs.

The Fillmore is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

15. The Fillmore

9.3
1805 Geary Blvd (at Fillmore St), San Francisco, CA
Music Venue · Fillmore District · 125 tips and reviews

IFCIFC: SF: Be sure to grab a free apple and free concert poster at SF's most historic (and hospitable) live music venue. -IFC Staff

Joshua Tree National Park is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

16. Joshua Tree National Park

9.5
Park Blvd, Joshua Tree, CA
National Park · 106 tips and reviews

Sony Mobile WTASony Mobile WTA: See magnificent unspoiled desert vistas, spectacular rock formations and outstanding geology. Pickup is available from most local resorts.

Five Guys is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

17. Five Guys

7.7
116 E El Camino Real (Sunnyvale Saratoga Rd), Sunnyvale, CA
Burger Joint · 44 tips and reviews
La Esquina is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

18. La Esquina

8.5
114 Kenmare St (at Lafayette St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · SoHo · 724 tips and reviews

Showtime NetworkShowtime Network: Beautiful underground Mexican restaurant and tequila bar hidden underneath the kitchen area of a Mexican fast food-looking joint. One of my favorite restaurants in NYC! -Francine, The Real L Word

Slanted Door is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

19. Slanted Door

8.2
1 Ferry Building #3 (at The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA
Vietnamese Restaurant · Financial District · 451 tips and reviews
Socarrat Paella Bar is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

20. Socarrat Paella Bar

8.2
259 W 19th St (at 8th Ave), New York, NY
Paella Restaurant · Chelsea · 147 tips and reviews
Peels is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

22. Peels

325 Bowery (at E 2nd St), New York, NY
Breakfast Spot · East Village · 381 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: The baked goods are the standout here, like the $3 fluffy biscuits, which you can stuff with scrambled eggs and melted pepper-jack cheese. Featured in Where to Eat 2011!

Escape From New York Pizza is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

23. Escape From New York Pizza

7.4
1737 Haight St (btwn Cole & Shrader St), San Francisco, CA
Pizzeria · Haight Ashbury · 62 tips and reviews

Fast CompanyFast Company: John DeWeese and Octavio Good, founders of WordLens (a 2011 Most Innovative Company), regularly frequent this pizza joint, which they can see from their office windows.

Stanford Stadium is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

24. Stanford Stadium

8.7
625 Nelson Rd (at Galvez St.), Stanford, CA
College Football Field · 38 tips and reviews
Alemany Farmers Market is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

25. Alemany Farmers Market

8.7
100 Alemany Blvd (at Crescent Ave), San Francisco, CA
Farmers Market · Bernal Heights · 60 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market is better known, but chefs prefer this Saturday market for oysters on the half shell and the curry crepes from Malaysian Lacy Crepes. Read more.

Taj Campton Place is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

26. Taj Campton Place

7.4
340 Stockton St (Sutter St), San Francisco, CA
Hotel · Downtown San Francisco-Union Square · 56 tips and reviews
Milk Bar is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

27. Milk Bar

8.2
251 E 13th St (at 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 711 tips and reviews

PeoplePeople: Everyone has to try the Compost Cookie (a standardchocolate chip with potato chips and other unexpected crunchy things) atleast once. Trust us, it's a salty-sweet revelation!

ABC Kitchen is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

28. ABC Kitchen

9.2
35 E 18th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Flatiron District · 722 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: It’s not only the best place to catch the ‘vegetables are the new meat’ trend, it’s one of our favorite restaurants of the year. Featured in Where to Eat 2011! Read more.

Má Pêche is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

29. Má Pêche

15 W 56th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Midtown East · 239 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: Try the lemongrass caramel ribs here, which Adam Platt calls “the finest ribs (sticky, charred, infused with lemongrass and caramel) ever to be served in the vicinity of 56th Street and Fifth Avenue." Read more.

Bar Agricole is one of Abbey's Saved Places.

30. Bar Agricole

355 11th St (at Folsom St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · SoMa · 213 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: We've lushed over the Hot Castle Dip cocktail - now onto the food. Try the smoked black cod croquettes w/ packed wallop under their crust. The chopped liver on toast is a delight. Read more.