What is New York Cheesecake?
The traditional New York cheesecake relies upon heavy cream or sour cream, with a crust (usually graham cracker) that doesn’t distract from the main attraction. This rich dessert has a dense, smooth, and creamy consistency, and is the perfect balance between sweet and tart. An authentic New York cheesecake is most likely found at a Jewish-run delicatessens or at high-end restaurants in NYC.
Best Cheesecake in New York City
1. Junior's Restaurant and Bakery
Junior’s is a restaurant chain renowned for their New York-style cheesecake since 1950. If it is difficult to decide what slice to order, try the signature Brooklyn Crumb Cheesecake which is topped with a cinnamon streusel.