New York City is made up of five boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Each one has enough attractions—and enough personality—to be a city all its own. Learn more about them with this guide.
Taking its name from chef Chika Tillman, the takeout version of the larger ChikaLicious across the street offers dainty, delicious delicacies including pudding, ice cream and cupcakes. Although the generic versions of these desserts could be found at any elementary school birthday party, this East Village treatery turns them into high art: brioche bread baked in vanilla-brandy custard, triple chocolate cupcakes and espresso ice shots drizzled with tiny chocolate spheres are so skillfully presented that they’re almost too beautiful to eat…but, of course, you will.