Commandment #9: Thou shalt not cook anymore but shalt order take out with the snap of a finger

NY is the realm of service. You can get almost everything delivered to your doorstep under 30 minutes. Your dinner (Seamless), groceries (Fresh Direct) or alcohol (Drizly). And most of the time you can get delivered at all hours. Late-night munchies? You should know that in Manhattan you can order cookies straight out of the oven with a glass of milk delivered at home. This is the tailor-made concept of Insomnia Cookies. Originally launched by an MBA student at Wharton for students cramming late at night…

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Commandment #10: Thou shalt grab your coffee to go and replace your traditionnal croissant by a bagel

I know. You like your coffee in espresso version, and your snack from Pâtisserie des Rêves in Paris (and nothing else). But you will have to get used to local gastronomy! It is not as bad as it sounds, don’t worry. First, coffee does not limit itself to the Americano of Starbucks. New Yorkers are actually roasting puritans and there are a plethora of places brewing good coffee (try Toby’s Estate for example). As for treats, it’s all a question of addresses. Donuts, cookies and other American…

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