A West Coast Food Guru Shows Us Her Big Apple Favorites

For Claire Thomas, ABC's Food For Thought host, the first rule of food is that it should "taste good." Well, duh! But when Thomas, who also helms the wildly successful food blog The Kitchy Kitchen, as well as a cookbook of that same name, says something tastes good, we take her word for it — no questions asked. That's why when the charming host took a break from her West Coast digs for a big city visit, we jumped at the chance to get the inside scoop on her favorite grub spots in NYC. We got the exclusive tour of her top eateries, beloved stores, and of course, some eating tips. Click through and then chow down.

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