Nestled within the bustling Urbanspace Vanderbilt food hall lies the latest location of Good Stock, a soup mecca that you shouldn’t miss. I have always been a soup fiend, I just can never get enough. And when the weather is cold and blustery, it really just hits the spot. Good Stock founder Ben LeBlanc is just as inviting as his soups, making it even easier to get behind this company.
Good Stock serves up a whole array of different soups, from spiced parsnip and roasted onion to lentil and coconut chicken. They rotate regularly so you can get the chance to try them all. Their roasted tomato soup was a classic comfort, perfect for some bread dipping. We also loved their short rib chili, which had just the right amount of kick, while the fried chicken & andouille gumbo had us feeling like we’d traveled down south. Our absolute favorites, though, came head to head in a tough battle between loaded baked potato and the spiced parsnip. While the latter was a surprise standout, the former was just downright sinful.
Good Stock at Urbanspace Vanderbilt is one of many delicious spots in the space, along with Kuro Obi by Ippudo, Roberta’s, Delaney Chicken, among others. Definitely add this spot on your lunch or dinner circuit. Not only do they use high quality ingredients and garnish each and every soup, but they also donate a portion of their proceeds to Edible Schoolyard. Good Soup can also be found at Dumbo’s West Elm Market and in the West Village. We suggest checking it out ASAP and you’ll feel like you’re right back home in mama’s kitchen. Adios, soup nazi, there’s a new shop in town!
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