THE AMERICAN TEAROOM ~ EstABLISHED 2002

Please call 212.677.7722 for reservations


Once upon a time, there was a very small family. The mother worked long hours in publishing, the father worked long hours in academia, and they missed each other, and their lovely daughter, who was just nine years old. The daughter asked why they couldn't all work long hours together. 

Indeed. They started Podunk, and that was that, 14 years ago. They were graced by customers who understood the family behind Podunk, and who became family, too. When the father died, and the daughter went away to school, the mother decided to do something new: Start more Podunks.

Please stop by soon at 43 East 7th Street in the East Village. Jimmy, of Jimmy's No. 43, has invited Podunk to serve tea from 11-5 Monday through Friday. We're expanding the hours in June, but first and foremost, we promise scones. Lots of warm scones.