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!

Have Iconic NYC Bakery & Deli Food Delivered Anywhere

Through the magic of the internet, you can have the best New York City deli and bakery goods delivered straight to your door for Rosh Hashanah—or any occasion. Check out our picks from Goldbelly's impressive...

Where's the best place for knife sharpening?

by Kenzi 18 years ago

Please smack me lightly if you think i should have posted to "General Topics"...I posted here because I need to know place in NYC. I got my best knife sharpened by the woman who sits outside the ...

spinich crepes - remember The Magic Pan?

by Elizabeth Bennett Darcy 15 years ago

Remember the chain of crepe restaurants called The Magic Pan? Nana used to take me to the one in Beverly Hills & I'd always have the spinich crepes. Now I'm craving them (20 years later) and the p...

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Fairway Markets sold...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Fairway Markets in Manhattan, including the iconic store in Harlem, have been sold to Village Super Market, owner of several Shop Rite Super Market locations, reports say. The remaining Fairway Mar...

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by vinouspleasure 28 days 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......

How to ghost Grubhub and order your restaurant takeout ethically

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by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . a recent report revealed that Grubhub, which owns food delivery services like Seamless, Eat24, MenuPages, and AllMenus, has been buying domain names to set up dummy websites that resemble ...

Boudin sausage in NYC

by lisaud 2 months ago

Anyone know of markets, butcher shops or restaurants selling good boudin anywhere in the city? It can be homemade or a good commercially packaged (IF such a thing exists) version. I know there are ...

Food & Wine: Love Letter to Chinese Restaurants

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by Melanie Wong 4 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...

What's your plan for St. Patrick's Day, March 17th...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

The leprechauns are coming! Cities, villages & towns all over the metro New York area are dressing up in shamrocks, ready to celebrate the food and culture of the Emerald Isle. Will you cook up a t...

Where in NYC can I find Mariage Freres tea?

by Bluecrabaddict 5 months ago

Hi, I’ve been purchasing the tea online but would like to know where it’s sold in NYC? Preferably Brooklyn or Manhattan. Thank you!

Chazz Palminteri to open restaurant in White Plains...

by gutreactions 6 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...

Chow Fun to Cook at Home

by mitchleeny 2 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...

NYC Restaurant Week To Go, 1/25-31...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

Due to the Covid pandemic, this bi-annual event has pivoted to include take-out & delivery only. Participating restaurants from all 5 boroughs must offer a meal, lunch or dinner, for $21.21. NYC & ...

NYC Foodie wedding please vote!

by arnage 3 months ago

Hi chowhound experts! My fiancé and I would like to host a foodie wedding for 70-100 guests late summer/fall in nyc. Superb food is my priority. My fiancé prefers a party with a dance floor (vs a d...

International Snacks?

by vinouspleasure 3 months ago

Gutreaction's riveting thread on cape cod potato chips :^) reminded me that I wanted to start a topic on international snacks. I find myself completely addicted to Haitai's Sindangdong Tteokbokki C...

Visitors, travellers, tourists and other Chowhounds who do not live in NYC, which places do you revisit when you visit Manhattan?

by prima 7 years ago

Thought it might be interesting to see which places non-NYC-based Chowhounds revisit. Some places revisited by non-NYC-based Chowhounds may be quite different from the recs made most frequently to ...

'Manhattan-style': what does this mean exactly?

by gutreactions 3 months ago

You hear this expression so often attached to descriptions of restaurants and their menus. I think the label is often meant to lure customers in. Might work if you are an out-of-towner. But what is...

'Year of the Ox' Celebration kicks off 2/12...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

The Chinese Lunar New Year celebration starts on Friday, Feb. 12th and runs for a week. It is the 'Year of the Ox' this time around. If you are an intrepid cook, it's a fine time to get your old wo...

Phase 2 Outdoor Dining begins in NYC...

by gutreactions 10 months ago

Phase 2 reopening kicks off today in New York City. It allows for outdoor dining at restaurants with proper Covid restrictions, of course. Finally! Are you anxious to get back out? Where will you b...

NYC bans selling Foie Gras at restaurants & groceries!

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Mayor DeBlasio is set to sign a bill banning the sale of foie gras in New York City, a delicacy enjoyed at many high end restaurants, starting in 2022. Restaurateurs are expressing their outrage, n...