Exploring the Liberty Science Center with kids who want to crawl through the Touch Tunnel or scale the Climbing Challenge can work up quite an appetite. While we appreciate the convenience of museum-cafe pizza and chicken fingers after a day of hands-on exhibits, sometimes a more varied menu—away from the crowds—hits the spot.
Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just looking for a memorable experience, afternoon tea—popularly called high tea in New York City—can be a fun outing with kids. It's an especially great winter outing and particularly fitting during the holidays.
Several places serve high tea in New York City, with varying degrees of appropriateness for children. From the fancy Eloise Tea at the Plaza Hotel to the less frilly Russian Tea Room, there are teas—and the goodies that come along with them—for children of all ages and parents of all budgets. Here's our take on some of the best spots for a tea outing in NYC.
With the holidays fast approaching, it's time to start the daunting task of purchasing everything on your holiday shopping list. Roosevelt Field is one of the best shopping areas on Long Island to get everything you need -- from kids' presents to teachers' gifts to something for your significant other. But all that holiday shopping can definitely work up a hunger. Luckily, there's food aplenty for everyone of all tastes near the mall including pizza, burgers, healthy options, and more. Here are some of our favorites.
Some of those who visit or work near Rockefeller Center admit they find the dining choices less than savory. But whether you're there over the holidays to see the famed Rockefeller tree, ice skate, or to enjoy one of the other fun experiences in this action-packed complex you'll need to eat eventually, and there are some good restaurant options if you know where to look.
Here are our top picks for kid-friendly eateries near Rockefeller Center, and for more family-friendly restaurant options in NYC, check out our Restaurant Guide.