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Manhattan

Manhattan is home to some of the best food in the world, from haute cuisine at Per Se to cheap street food like soft pretzels and hot dogs, and classic bites like bagels and black-and-white cookies. And Chowhounds have tried it all. Get the best tips on where (and what) to eat, and share your own!

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Remember Hobeau's?

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by Linda 18 years ago

When we lived in NY, our favorite neighborhood restaurant was Hobeau's, which sadly has closed. Has anyone found another restaurant with similar menu, price, and ambiance?

Crispy Chicken Stuffed with Sticky Rice

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by Jim Leff 12 years ago

One of my favorite Cantonese banquet dishes is fried crispy chicken (deboned) stuffed with sticky rice (and bits of Chinese sausage). It's a death bomb, chefs hate to prepare it (cuz it's so labor ...

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NYC Restaurant Week 2021 expands: 7/19-8/22...

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by gutreactions 20 days ago

It's back and apparently bigger than ever. New York City Restaurant Week has expanded and now boasts more than 500 participating eateries in all 5 boroughs. Prices: lunch, $21; dinner, $39; and wha...

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New in New York

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by PenelopeWitherspoon 5 days ago

Thought I might liven this place up a bit. Lots of new restaurants opening up in New York City at the moment, and some of them are absolutely outstanding. Have been trying to hit them up as much ...

Chazz Palminteri to open restaurant in White Plains...

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by gutreactions 9 months ago

Actor, writer, producer, and restaurateur Chazz Palminteri and partners have taken over the space that previously housed Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza on Main St., White Plains. The new eatery will be...

NY June restaurants report back

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by Belkisw 14 days ago

We came to NY in late June for a week to see friends, family and have some good food and I thought worth putting together a little write-up. The highlights were the two Mexican spots we went to,...

Restos adding credit card processing fees to your bill...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

I have noticed it more and more. Restaurants are posting up to a 3% processing fee to your final bill. I guess its an effort to defray some of the loss eateries incur to credit card companies. They...

A Quiet Little Table in the Corner.....

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by Patti 20 years ago

There used to actually be a restaurant by this name in Manhattan many years ago, with intimate, private tables catering to couples looking for a truly romantic dinner. Are there any restaurants ou...

Chow Fun to Cook at Home

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by mitchleeny 5 months ago

Anyone have a lead on uncooked chow fun to cook at home? There used to be a vendor on Grand St., west of Bowery, who sold a few kinds of chow fun; scallion, plain and dried shrimp, if my memory ser...

Fresh huitlacoche

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by ThorNYC 27 days ago

Has anyone seen fresh huitlacoche (also spelled cuitlacoche, and also known as corn smut), the blue fungus that grows on fresh corn, in stores or farmers markets in NYC? It's on a number of menus ...

Any good doughnut places open in Midtown Manhattan?

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by MisterBill2 2 months ago

We're heading into Manhattan tomorrow for the Colbert taping. Was hoping to get a Dough Doughnut but it seems like their midtown locations are closed. Doughnut Plant at GCT is also closed, and I'm ...

Tony's DiNapoli, UES, took good care of our crowd...

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by gutreactions 3 years ago

It was our annual birthday/Father's Day gathering and this year we brought it to Tony's DiNapoli on 3rd & 64th. We were 8 all together and we had a reservations at 5:30 p.m. It took about a half ho...

I've been on a kick to find the best General Tso's chicken in Manhattan

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by feeroz 3 years ago

I've been on a kick to find the best General Tso's chicken in Manhattan. My staples have been Wei West and Wonton Noodle Garden. I feel like I've had many trials in between, but so very few, if a...

First post-covid restaurant choice?

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by vinouspleasure 5 months ago

We received our first shot last week, so about 4 weeks until full vaccination. We're not sure what CDC guidance will be at that point but at least starting to consider our first post-covid meal......

Mr Softee ice cream trucks ARE NOT KOSHER!!!

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by bl1234 2 months ago

Mr Softee’s ice cream trucks DO contain SOME kosher packaged items but even though they say Kof-K on them they are DEFINITELY not certified by Kof-K! Multiple people have asked Kof-K they say no. T...

Mr. Softee Ice Cream Trucks

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by Ari Cohen 17 years ago

OK, does anyone know if these trucks which populate New York city during the summer months are kosher?

Dining companion for Noz and/or Torien July 6 & 7

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by kimara 2 months ago

Finally able to visit NY from LA now that restrictions are lifted. :smiley: I usually dine solo, but was unable to book a single seat at Noz unlike my previous visit in 2019. Would anyone be intere...

Discreet dining in NYC?

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by hailey_t 2 months ago

My boyfriend is an actor and gets recognized a lot and we'd love to find a good, low-key restaurant downtown with some anonymity. Any suggestions?

Food & Wine: Love Letter to Chinese Restaurants

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by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Chinatowns are deserted. Chinese restaurants suffered early on in the pandemic and disproportionately from the decline in business. Time to order take-out and to do what you can to keep your loc...