Brilliant Guide

Brilliant Food


2. Balthazar - Best breakfast meeting place in town. 80 Spring (212) 965-1785


4. Dean & Deluca - Tourist epicenter/grocery store. 560 Broadway (212) 226-6800



7. Café Habana - Cuban food, better than anything in Cuba. 17 Prince (212) 625-2002

8. Lucky Strike - Lunch special or penne with asparagus. 59 Grand (212) 941-0772


10. Marie Belle Chocolates - Hot cocoa bar in back should be illegal. 484 Broome (212) 925-6999


12. 18 Arhans - Buddhist vegetarian brilliance. 227 Centre (212) 941-8986



15. Once Upon a Tart - Oasis of butter, with sugar. 135 Sullivan (212) 387-8869

16. Le Pain Quotidien - Pleasant lunch at longest table in the neighborhood. 100 Grand (212) 625-9009

Brilliant Home

17. Calypso Home - Like a little vacation, but you're still here. 199 Lafayette (212) 925-6200


19. Sur La Table - Kitchenware extraordinaire. 75 Spring (212) 966-3375

20. BDDW - Brilliant wood by brilliant woodchucks. 5 Crosby (212) 625-1230

21. Waterworks - Fancy faucets, forty-dollar soap. 469 Broome (212) 966-0605

22. Hable Construction - High-end hippy brilliance. 230 Elizabeth (212) 343-8555

23. Ingo Maurer - Brilliant light fixtures. 89 Grand (212) 965-8817

24. Moss and Moss Gallery - Curated modern shopping. 146 Greene (212) 204-7100


26. Clio - Brilliant bits for your table. 92 Thompson (212) 966-8991

27. Global Table - Global bits for your table. 107-109 Sullivan (212) 431-5839


Brilliant Resources

29. Allstate Glass - Shades, blinds, glass for the stars. Really. 85 Kenmare (212) 226-2517

30. Pearl Paint - Crunchy art supply store staffed by art students. 308 Canal (212) 431-7932

31. Canal Rubber - For those hard to find rubber and plastic "things". 329 Canal (800) 444-6483

32. Blick Artist Supplies - Non-Crunchy art supply store staffed by art students. 1-5 Bond Street (212) 533-2444

33. Kremer Pigments- 228 Elizabeth (212) 219-2394



36. Kate's Paperie - Papers, stationary, tourists. 561 Broadway ?(212) 941-9816


38. Metropolitan Lumber - Lumberyard in the middle of Soho. Really. 175 Spring (212) 966-3466

39. Janovic Plaza - Lots of paint chips, grumpy salesmen. 161 Sixth (212) 627-1100

40. Bicycle Habitat - 244 Lafayette (212) 431-3315

41. FedEx - No Line. 70 Spring (212) 941-6340

42. Greene Street Post Office - Big Angry Line. 124 Greene (800) ASK-USPS

Brilliant Transit

43. The Spring Street 6 Train Station - Stop at Ceci Cela before you go underground.

44. The Canal Street Stations - Don't stop before you go underground.

45. The Broadway - Lafayette Train Station - Stop at Bite before you go underground

Pretty Brilliant

46. de Vera - Impossibly beautiful bits and pieces. 1 Crosby (212) 625-0838

47. Ted Muehling - Brilliant jewels by brilliant genius. 27 Howard (212) 431-3825

48. The MoMA Store - Muji in the basement. Period. 81 Spring (646) 613 1367

49. Pearl River - 477 Broadway (212) 431-4770

50. The Apple Store - Good public restroom. Check your email. 103 Prince (212) 226-3126

51. Kid Robot - Curated Anime. 126 Prince (212) 966-6688

52. Purl - Knitting brilliance. 137 Sullivan (212) 420-8796

53. Dashwood Books - Brilliant and unusual photography books. 33 Bond (212) 387-8520

Brilliant Clothing


55. Brooklyn Industries - Williamsburg, inc. 284 Lafayette (212) 219-0861

56. Triple 5 Soul - Old soul on Hip Hop row. 290 Lafayette (212) 431-2404

57. Daryl K - Welcome back, Bond Street couture. 21 Bond (212) 529 8790

58. Yohji Yamamoto - Was great, still great. 103 Grand (212) 966 9066



Call (212) 966-1506 for inquiries.