Typically a new york cheesecake will have a sour cream topping on it and the plain will not, most people will put a fruit topping on the plain. Also a new york cheesecake tends to be more "thick" and "sturdy"to were you would be able to actually hold the piece in your hand and eat it where a plain would have to be on a plate eaten with a spoon or fork.
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