June is LBGT Pride Month! There are many parades, concerts and festivals across Long Island, but you can also celebrate the most colorful month of the year with rainbow and unicorn foods from the best local spots.The treats below are just as delicious as they are colorful.
260 E Park Ave
Long Beach, NY 11561
Diner by the Sea started making tie-dye milkshakes for a terminally ill boy, to bring some joy to his day. After Hurricane Sandy, the tie-dye milkshake because a huge hit and helped Diner by the Sea get back on its feet. Even though the staff never saw the little boy again, they believe he saved their lives because of this tie-dye milkshake.
Diner By the Sea also makes a rainbow stack of pancakes, topped with whipped cream. The tie-dye milkshakes are available year-around, but the rainbow stack of pancakes are only on special occasions. If you’re showing your LI Pride in Long Beach over the weekend, be sure to stop at Diner By the Sea for a colorful and quality meal.
70 South Street
New York, NY 10038
Industry Kitchen is located next to South Street Seaport and offers a beautiful waterfront view of the Brooklyn and Williamsburg Bridges as well as the Brooklyn Skyline, perfect for summertime. For Pride Month, Industry Kitchen created a special dessert for their menu called “Sweet PRIDE.” The Sweet Pride Martini Cheesecake is a lemon cheesecake topped with sprinkles, waffle cones, cotton candy, nerds, sour candy and a rainbow swirl lollipop, served in a large martini glass. If you are looking to add more foodie photos to your Instagram page, this dessert is decadent and dazzling!
754 Metropolitan Avenue
The Bagel Store in Brooklyn broke the internet when they posted a video of their rainbow bagels. This location is the home of the “original rainbow bagel” and they make an edible glitter bagel that even Ke$ha would approve of. The Bagel Store also makes a funfetti cream cheese for the full rainbow effect. If you can’t make it to Brooklyn,The Bagel Store also ships nationwide.
946 Old Country Rd
Garden City, NY 11530
Buddy Valastro, also known as the “Cake Boss”, is famous for his cookies and custom cakes. For Pride Month, Carlo’s Bakery makes a 6 layer rainbow cake covered with rainbow sprinkles. Enjoy a slice of pride right here on Long Island from this celebrity baker.