1. Via Quadronno
As authentic a paninoteca as you’re likely to find in New York—or even Milan.
25 E. 73rd St., nr. Madison Ave.; 212-650-9880
Lady M Cake Boutique
The cakes are showcased like precious jewels, and Moët & Chandon comes by the $16 glass, Dom Pérignon by the $350 bottle.
41 E. 78th St., nr. Madison Ave.; 212-452-2222
3. Fred’s at Barneys New York
Lovely pasta, a justly famous chopped salad, and fabulous focaccia robiola.
660 Madison Ave., nr. 61st St.; 212-833-2200