18 Rainbows? Hell Yes! Pride Bites in New York

June is Pride month, as well as the historic holiday Juneteenth, reminding us that Pride is just an extension of the Black History Month. Here are 18 whopping spots to eat tasty rainbow themed foods, many of which give back to the community or charities. What's better than eating a rainbow, feeling good, and doing good for the world?


@beyondsushinyc Restaurateur Tali Vaknin (@talivaknin) is the force behind the well-known vegan/kosher independently owned chain Beyond Sushi, which has five NYC locations and has garnered widespread support for their innovative take on sushi among other signature dishes.  A portion of all sales from this roll benefit Support + Feed, which serves vegan meals to amazing organizations like the LGBTQ center.

Texas style hand made kolaches in pride colors are back in season and 100% of all proceeds are donated to The Ali Forney Center the nation's largest non-profit providing shelter and healthcare services to LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness in New York City.
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With a carefully curated menu, Chef Jason Hall adds his own unique twist on classic French-Mediterranean cuisine of the coastal cuisine of Southern France, with inspirations from Italy, Spain, and Greece. The indoor setting of high ceilings and a church like ambiance also have chefs bring your meal to life in an open-hearth kitchen, while you sip on a cocktail. An outdoor area with lush ambiance is also available. $1 from this pride themed dessert sold will support local charities supporting LGBTQ+ youth.

by Chloe
@eatbychloe
Chloe’s keeps no secrets and uses three simple ingredients: fresh fruit, water and cane sugar. As such, having your daily portion of fruit could never be more fun! Have you tried the Rainbow Vanilla Cupcake with Buttercream Frosting yet? A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Okra Project, a collective that seeks to address the global crisis of violence by providing resources and meals to Black Trans people worldwide.

@citycakes
A collaboration with our favorites, with rainbow cookies with a purpose! $1 from every rainbowdoodle benefits the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ civil rights org.

Cookie dough addicts? This is your scene, 10% of every pack purchased will go to The Born This Way Foundation which as founded in 2011 to foster a more accepting society, where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated.  

@doughdoughnuts
@blacktapnyc
Doughnuts are made with a brioche-type dough prepared in small batches throughout the day for long lasting freshness. Collaborating with Black Tap to create the Pride Donut Crazyshake: a vanilla rainbow shake features a vanilla frosted rim with rainbow sour gummies, topped with a a rainbow donut, rainbow twisty pop, sour rainbow belt, rainbow sprinkles and whipped cream! For every shake purchased, we will be donating a portion of the proceeds to The Center, where everybody is celebrated for who they are.

@flourshop
We like it dirty and messy ;). Nothing beats saying pride like our favorite rainbow cake from Flour Shop, available in a couple of sizes for those with an appetite. With cake pops and more in the pipeline too.

Lavo
@lavony

Manhattan's iconic Italian Restaurant & staple nightclub located in midtown Manhattan takes a break from its signature 20 layer cake for pretty party-goers and offers a pride themed multiple layer cake with interactive crushable ice cream up top. $1 from this pride themed dessert sold will support local charities supporting LGBTQ+ youth.


Magic Hour
@magichourny
It's all year rooftop season going strong throughout New York! This seasonally themed rooftop bar at the Moxy Time Square can easily transform from Barbie pink neon pink log walls, faux pink taxidermy, and more ski themed items to floral spaces for spring and summer.  $1 from this pride themed dessert - a rainbow cookie - sold will support local charities supporting LGBTQ+ youth.

The cute french bakery will ensure you can fill up naked cake special, a delicious vanilla rainbow cake made with French culinary style. Available in 6” for $50, serves 6-10 people to order.

@milkandcreambar
Stop adulting for a while and become a kid again, with these cereal milk flavored ice creams topped with rainbows and charms cereal.


Mister Dips
@eatmisterdips
Mister Dips was born in 2016 within a retrofitted 1974 Airstream trailer serving griddled burgers, waffle fries, seasonal Dairy Dips and more at The William Vale in Brooklyn. The monthly Pride n' True cone is cake batter, vanilla custard, all the colors of the rainbow. Proceeds from the sale of each sale will support The Trevor Project: The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth.


@poshpopbakeshop
The rainbow cheesecake of your dreams is here. Too pretty to eat, too tasty to skip!

@ringdingbar
That classic 1950s handheld snack is back, and how! Pride colored rainbows in your hands for a snack that'll transport you back in time.

@thereadyrooftop
Ready for The Ready? At the Moxy Hotel East Village and inspired by a casual backyard garden in the East Village, the rooftop has a retractable glass roof for all year access. For Instagrammers there's a hand painted mural, and for playing around is a beer pong table that serves as a communal table. $1 from this pride themed dessert - a rainbow cookie - sold will support local charities supporting LGBTQ+ youth.

@stuffedicecreamnyc
Forget bouquets made of flowers or edible flowers, these dozen ice cream scoops in rainbow colors and flavors will make your day.

Ten Hope has it's 2,500 square-foot vine-laced open air patio provides ample seating in a green environment with fresh air, fresh food and with entry from the street. It offers a pride flight, so why not get buzzed on a rainbow this month?

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