This Viennese inspired cafe is located in the Upper East Side across from The Metropolitan Museum of Art and is so perfectly designed and decorated that it transported these travel bunnies directly out of the hustle and bustle of NYC to a quieter, warmer European sanctuary. From the professional (if somewhat cold) service to the grand piano standing proudly in the dining room, this cafe oozes class and refinement. We were only stopping in for some much needed warming caffeine and a piece of the famous Sachertorte but even our small interlude was enough to leave a lasting impression. The Sachertorte ($9USD) was velvety smooth in texture and its sugar content was single handedly enough to keep the other travel bunnie energised for what turned out to be a long-long afternoon of walking the streets of the Upper East Side. I ordered a Kaiser Mélange ($6USD) Viennese speciality coffee which was made with a GENEROUS topping of whipped cream while the other bunnie stuck with a Sabarsky Heiße Schokolade (hot chocolate) without the whipped cream (for fear of developing sudden onset diabetes) ($8USD).
All in all, a very refined experience that paired perfectly with a day of culture spent in the surrounding galleries.
Total Bunnie Dollars Spent: $23USD (excluding tips)
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