'Tis the season for eating.

Enjoy a special food on its special day before the New Year's resolutions kick in...

December 1: National Pie Day

Not too stuffed with Thanksgiving pie? Of course
Not too stuffed with Thanksgiving pie? Of course not! Celebrate the beginning of December with a slice of New York's best pie (and we don't mean pizza). Treat your sweet tooth with a slice from Four & Twenty Blackbirds, black bottom pecan pie from Magnolia Bakery or maybe even try your hand at making Bouchon Bakery's simple pumpkin pie. (Credit: Magnolia Bakery)

December 2: National Fritters Day

A day that celebrates fried food! Perfect. For
A day that celebrates fried food! Perfect. For some Spanish flare, stop by Greenpoint's El Born for spinach, chicken and ham "croquetes" or grab a sweet banana fritter at the British A Salt & Battery. And if you still have Thanksgiving leftovers -- just fry them up into a fritter! (Credit: FLICKR/cosasquemegustan)

December 4: National Cookie Day

As if every day during the holiday season
As if every day during the holiday season isn't National Cookie Day, be sure to celebrate this Thursday. Grab a massive warm and gooey chocolate chip cookie from Levain Bakery or opt for a crispier, flat chocolate chip cookie at City Bakery. If you're up for a project, try making your own fortune cookies! (Credit: FLICKR/roboppy)

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December 5: National Comfort Food Day

If there was ever a day for a
If there was ever a day for a mac and cheese sandwich, it's today! Chow down on American classics at Bubby's or fill up on old school Jewish fare at 2nd Avenue Deli. If you're up for it, try making Chef Michael's Mac Lobsta', served piping hot at the restaurant everyday. (Credit: FACEBOOK/DeliNYC)

December 6: National Microwave Day

When you're forced to use your oven for
When you're forced to use your oven for extra storage, a microwave may be a New Yorker's favorite appliance. Celebrate this special day with frozen gourmet foods from Babeth's Feast or perhaps pick up reheatable eats from tasty counters at Fairway, Zabar's or pre-picked ingredients from Good Eggs. (Credit: Babeth's Feast)

December 7: National Cotton Candy Day

Today is meant for a food made from
Today is meant for a food made from one single ingredient: sugar. Grab a freshly spun cone of cotton candy at Handsome Dan's in all-natural flavors like Peppermint, Earl Grey, Cherry and more! (Credit: FLICKR/tweedyson)

December 8: National Brownie Day

For the ultimate in NYC brownies, stop into
For the ultimate in NYC brownies, stop into Baked for their signature salted caramel brownies.

December 9: National Pastry Day

A holiday that can be celebrated from the
A holiday that can be celebrated from the moment you wake up! Perhaps set your alarm extra early to wait for a Cronut at Dominique Ansel (or just stop in at a regular time for a gingerbread croissant) or grab a light Parisian pastry from Caprices by Sophie or a French treat from Ladurée. (Credit: Caprices by Sophie )

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December 10: National Lager Day

There's perhaps only one good way to celebrate
There's perhaps only one good way to celebrate this holiday in NYC: with Brooklyn Lager! Stop by The Brooklyn Brewery to get it on tap or pick up a six pack (or freshly filled growler) at your local beer store. (Credit: Brooklyn Brewery )

December 12: National Cocoa Day

Grab a hot mug of cocoa today! Stop
Grab a hot mug of cocoa today! Stop into City Bakery, Maman's or Jacques Torres for some of NYC's best hot cocoa or make your own, spiked, with our boozy hot cocoa recipes. (Credit: Diana Colapietro )

December 14: National Biscuits and Gravy Day

For biscuits and gravy cravings, head straight to
For biscuits and gravy cravings, head straight to Williamsburg's egg, where fluffy homemade biscuits with sausage or mushroom gravy is served all day long! (Credit: FACEBOOK/eggrestaurant)

December 15: National Cupcake Day

It seems like National Cupcake Day hasn't stopped
It seems like National Cupcake Day hasn't stopped since 2011, but you can still celebrate today! Stop into New York originals Magnolia Bakery, Baked by Melissa or Little Cupcake Bakeshop for a cupcake today, or celebrate imported cupcake chains like California's Sprinkles (home of the cupcake ATM!) or D.C.'s Georgetown Cupcake. (Credit: Georgetown Cupcake )

December 16: National Chocolate Covered Anything Day

Dip anything you want into chocolate today! Stop
Dip anything you want into chocolate today! Stop by one of ROYCE's NYC locations to try their 'Potatochip Chocolate,' made from salty potato chips and rich milk chocolate for the optimum crunchy combination. The Upper West Side's Baconery also sells a crispy, salty chocolate covered treat: chocolate covered bacon! (Credit: ROYCE)

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December 18: National Roast Suckling Pig Day

Prep for that Christmas ham with doay's national
Prep for that Christmas ham with doay's national slow-roasted baby pig day. You can pre-order a whole pig from The Breslin or The Spotted Pig (Chef April Bloomfield of 'A Girl and Her Pig' knows how to do it!) or opt for a smaller portion at Hearth, La Vara or ABC Kitchen. (Credit: FLICKR/bionicgrrl)

December 19: National Hard Candy Day

Stock up on candies to celebrate this special
Stock up on candies to celebrate this special day! Economy Candy will be your one-stop shop for all things sweet, vintage and totally bizarre. (Credit: FLICKR/roboppy)

December 20: National Fried Shrimp Day

There are so many tasty variations on today's
There are so many tasty variations on today's special dish! Opt for Italian fritto misto at Galli, try some crispy fried shrimp puffs at Golden Unicorn, dig into rock shrimp tempura at Haru or dare to go to Times Square for a good old basket of fried shrimp at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co-- hey, you know you've always wanted an excused to stop in, especially during prime tourist season! (Credit: FLICKR/bensutherland)

December 21: National Hamburger Day

The first official day of winter also brings
The first official day of winter also brings a great day to celebrate the burger. Feast on a New York favorite like Shake Shack's Shack Burger, wait in line at Burger Joint, try an elk burger from Bareburger or a gourmet burger at DBGB. (Credit: FLICKR/smoothedoutdrummer)

December 24: National Egg Nog Day

Of course the day before Christmas celebrates this
Of course the day before Christmas celebrates this sweet, creamy drink. Celebrate in style with an egg nog cocktail at Murray Hill holiday haven Rolfs or grab a pint of local Ronnybrook Farms egg nog at Chelsea Market. (Credit: FLICKR/smcgee)

December 28: National Chocolate Day

As if we had to give you ideas
As if we had to give you ideas on how to celebrate this one, we suggest visiting one of New York's premium chocolatiers. Visit Mast Brothers Chocolate Factory, Jacques Torres or Rakka Chocolate for your chocolatey day. To feast on chocolate, head to Max Brenner for a totally chocolate-centric meal. (Credit: FLICKR/roboppy)