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New York City has more stores than anyone could physically tackle, but somehow we always keep returning to the usual suspects. To break out of the rut, we've asked some local shopping and fashion gurus to provide their hidden retail gems—those unique stores around our fantastic city that we might not all know about. Cue the Beatles: We're about to get a little help from our friends.
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Eleanor Banco is the Director of Public Relations and Special Events at Saks Fifth Avenue. A former PR Director of Teen Vogue and Style.com, Banco is currently responsible for promoting the women's designer, ready-to-wear, and e-commerce businesses at Saks, as well as sourcing locales and concepts for company-wide events. Here, she shows us her favorite spot in Tribeca for culinary delicacies, cookbooks, kitchen utensils, and more.
When I heard that All Good Things was opening in my neighborhood, I immediately contacted Kyle Wittels, the designer, to get a kind of hard hat tour before the market opened. I am not a daily coffee drinker, but I do enjoy skim mocha's semi-regularly, and Blue Bottle has the best. Blue Bottle recently opened in Rock Center near my office, so now I can double dip.
The All Good Things space was gutted from its original bones as a textile company to the full service market that includes a cross section of vendors like Dickson's Farmstand Meats and Cavaniola's for cheese. It's a great spot to complete your cheese tray. Anyone that knows me well knows I am a huge fan of most all baked goods, so of course it's a cookie at Orwasher's Bakery for the walk home.
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