A friend & I will be in New York from July 30 to Aug 6th. I've been given the responsibility for picking all the restaurants and I need help from my fellow Chowhounds.
For the most part I'd like to focus on food that we can't get or don't do well in Toronto as well as my Chowhound picks (Degustation, Sushi Yasuda, Balthazar. Will I be able to get reservations at this late date?)
We'll be going to one of the Best Fuzhuo restaurants (leaning towards Forsythe St not Eldridge St) since we don't get Fujian in Toronto and a lot of latin food. I want to try the fish tacos at Pinche Taqueria. Would you recommend Dos Caminos or Tulcingo del Valle? What are your recommendations for empanadas and cuban?
It's likely that we're going to stay in Manhattan for the entire time. So, while I'm sure there's great latin options in Spanish Harlem and the outer boroughs we're not likely to be out there on this trip. (but why would you post those recs on this board anyways....)
What other food choices would you recommend?