The phrase "Only in New York" was coined for a reason and that reason is (or should be) shopping. There's no doubt that shopping in NYC is anything short of an adventure, whether you're just buying a hot-dog from a street cart or exploring the depths of Bergdorf Goodman. Click through to see what tourists and New Yorkers alike HAVE to buy in the city - no excuses. 

[Photo via @meganrunionmcr]