Egg Shop NYC opened in NoLiTa this past August 2014 and took the city by storm. The tiny, single concept eatery located on Kenmare and Elizabeth is absolutely adorable and as you can guess by its name, serves all things egg. Eggs and omelettes are a staple part of my diet, and small cafes with a great scene and even better food are my requirements for a successful restaurant, so as you can imagine, Egg Shop was destined to become one of my favorite spots. I mean, who doesn’t enjoy breakfast at any time of day?…
All it took was one meal for me to fall in love with Egg Shop. Owner, Sarah Schneider, left her successful career in fashion to pursue her egg-dreams, and I, as well as the rest of New York City, am so happy she did! Ingredients at Egg Shop are local and organic, and the menu is incredibly nobread friendly! All sandwiches are gluten free when you ask to substitute a gluten free English muffin. My gluten-eating brother ordered the steak and egg sandwich on the gluten free muffin, and loved it. He commented that he couldn’t tell he was eating gluten free, which is what I like to hear! The English muffins are from Glutino, a popular gluten free food company. My favorite section of the menu is the Cruisers section. This part of the menu features egg bowls; I ordered the Scrambler; soft egg white scramble with tomato, seasonal veggies, scallions, and avocado, and it was delicious. The meal is on the lighter side, so I recommend supplementing with a side of the delicious, nobread approved hashbrowns or kale salad. The Spandex is the most popular bowl, and one of the more photographed dishes at Egg Shop, and it consists of poached egg, miso quinoa, avocado, farm greens, and pickled carrot. I’ll be ordering this on my next visit… which will be VERY soon!
Egg Shop also serves an extensive dinner menu, and they have a full cocktail list! Who doesn’t enjoy breakfast food with a glass of wine or cocktail?? I’m so excited for Egg Shop and all of its success, and for what is ahead. Word on the street (aka from the kitchen) is that a gluten free version of the fried chicken AND biscuit is in the works, and I can’t wait to see what the chefs come up with!