We know, we know—it's been years since cupcakes first hit New York. And Serious Eats is not the sort of blog that breathlessly covers every new cupcakery in the city. But at some point, we came to the realization that, when asked where sold the best cupcakes in New York City, we didn't have an answer. And that just wouldn't do. So we tracked down New York's best.
Zagat's take on the best cupcakes in NYC (my good cupcake sense is reinforced by their ratings - Sugar Sweet Sunshine, Two Little Red Hens & Butter Lane are all in my top 5 - although they're missing Tribeca Treats)