Eileen’s Special Cheesecake

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Everyone always hears about “real New York cheesecake”. So, where are you supposed to find it? Well, you can start at Eileen’s Special Cheesecake in NoLIta. 

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Eileen’s has been open since 1975, serving classing cheesecakes and an array of other flavors from red velvet to salted caramel. Now, I’ve had lots of cheesecake in my life. Like, a lot. And there are lots of different types out there. Some very heavy and dense, and if Cheesecake Factory is the only kind you’ve ever had, I won’t allow you to even call that cheesecake.

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To get an accurate taste of what these cheesecakes had to offer, I went for the O.G., classic cheesecake. This, was some delicious cheesecake. It’s light, airy and has a whipped texture. It has just the right amount of sweetness and silky creaminess. The crust has a great and light consistency too, buttery and almost cookie like in flavor.

The Shorts:
Name: Eileen’s Special Cheesecake
Locations: 17 Cleveland Place, NYC
The Long and Short: Would I go back? Yes, a number of flavors of cheesecake await.
Would I recommend it? Yes, and, if you get flustered with variety, just go for the classic, you won’t be disappointed.  

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