Eat and Drink Celebrate June food holidays in NYC! By MELISSA KRAVITZ Updated June 1, 2015 2:14 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Forget the bikini body, there's a lot to celebrate this month! With plenty of Southern foods, desserts and special treats each given their special day in June, stop worrying about the beach bod and start eating. June 3: National Egg Day Photo Credit: FLICKR/68532869@N08 Celebrate eggs with every meal today! Grab breakfast or even a late lunch at Williamsburg's egg, for their namesake ingredient. Munch on an eggy breakfast sandwich or grab a dozen eggs from the farmer's market and cook them up yourself! June 4: National Cheese Day Photo Credit: FLICKR/chiotsrun Step 1: Go to Murray's Cheese.Step 2: Stuff your face with cheese. If you need to prep for this cheese celebration, check out our summer cheese and Spanish cheese guides! Also acceptable: chowing down on mac and cheese or grilled cheese. June 5: National Ketchup Day Photo Credit: Sir Kensington's Celebrate this holiday locally with NYC-based Sir Kensington's ketchup. If you need something to put all that tomato condiment on, consider NYC's best fries or one of the city's trendiest burgers. June 7: National Chocolate Ice Cream Day Photo Credit: FLICKR/roboppy Get a great scoop of chocolate at one of our favorite ice cream shops in NYC! June 8: World Oceans Day Photo Credit: FACEBOOK/GreenpointFish Celebrate the oceans of the world today by enjoying sustainable seafood -- either to prepare yourself or eat at the restaurant -- at Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co. June 10: National Iced Tea Day Photo Credit: FLICKR/epw Cool off today with a refreshing iced tea! Pick your leaves and get them brewed iced to order at Davids Tea, opt for sweet tea at southern hotspots like egg or Mason Jar or even grab some Thai iced tea from favorite spots like Ngam and Spice Market. June 11: National German Chocolate Cake Day Photo Credit: FLICKR/roboppy Rich, chocolate cake layered with caramel, coconut frosting is really a perfect sugary summer treat. Find a slice or a whole cake at Magnolia Bakery, Billy's Bakery or a vegan version at Blossom Bakery. June 15: National Lobster Day Photo Credit: FLICKR//bensonkua Celebrate lobsters all day today! Check out one of NYC's best lobster rolls or opt for a lobster feast. If you don't know how to go about eating a whole lobster, check out amNY's lobster tutorial. June 16: National Fudge Day Photo Credit: Stieber's Celebrate the fudgiest day of the year with old fashioned, homemade chocolate fudge (and oreo, peanut butter, mint...) from Stieber's Sweet Shoppe. Bonus: you can even get it as an ice cream topping! June 18: National Sushi Day Photo Credit: FLICKR/whiterose_kana You could keep it classy and go for high-end sushi at hotspots like Sushi Nakazawa, Sushi of Gari, Blue Ribbon Sushi or Sushi Dojo. Alternatively, you can just stuff your face with all you can eat sushi at Kumo Sushi, Ashiya or Yuka Japanese Restaurant. June 20: National Vanilla Milkshake Day Photo Credit: FLICKR/mackenziedreadful You can slurp up the celebrations today with some of NYC's top milkshakes from Shake Shack, Melt Shop, Schnippers or Island Burgers and Shakes. June 22: National Chocolate Éclair Day Photo Credit: FLICKR/bionicgrrl Celebrate sweets today! Grab a cream-filled chocolate eclair from a traditional patisserie like Francois Payard, seek out a unique flavor (coconut, pumpkin) at Eclair Bakery or go for an Asian-inspired eclair at Dessert Club June 24: National Pralines Day Photo Credit: Li-Lac Chocolates This sweet, sugary maple candies are popular in the South but hard to come by in any borough! Find them pralines at Manhattan's Li-Lac Chocolates to celebrate today! June 25: National Catfish Day Photo Credit: FLICKR/pabo76 Enjoy some fried catfish at a Southern restaurant! Check out Miss Mamie's Spoonbread Too or go all-catfish at Crown Heights bar and restaurant, Catfish. Just don't get catfished! June 28: National Ceviche Day Photo Credit: FACEBOOK/Cevich You can focus on raw seafood all day at Union Square's ceviche-focused restaurantCevich! By MELISSA KRAVITZ Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.