31 W. 57th St.
between 5th/6th Avenues
For more than 20 years, this beautiful bookshop has brought a deep and wide selection of fiction and non-fiction, including one of the best cookbook selections in New York.
This lovely, wood paneled midtown bookstore has an extensive selection of books about cooking, food, wine, entertaining, and kitchen design. Its periodical department has a large American and international magazines about food and wine. The staff is knowledgable and helpful and gift-wrapping is free.
What to know:
The store occasionally features author appearances and autographings. Rizzoli also publishes cookbooks, including several recent award-winning titles. The store closes at 7:30 p.m. during the week and at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.