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Té Company

An unassuming townhouse in West Village is the Platform 9 ¾ or Floor 7½ (if you get both references you're as cool as us) of foodie New York. You have probably walked past it daily for years, without knowing that inside time runs at half pace thanks to owners calmer than deaf cats, Taiwanese teas by Elena and 'snacks' cooked by Frederico, a Portuguese Per Se alumni. Modestly referring to them as snacks seems to be to keep people away, because they're stunning dishes that fails to fool anyone that the cooking lacks ambition and vision. The sweet treats are equally deceptively simple, and they've become famous for their Pineapple Linzer cookies will soon autocomplete when you type"P" into Google.