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!

Joy Luck Palace, Golden Unicorn or Jing Fong?

by qwerty1 7 months ago

I have some unexpected visitors (some of whom are kids). Of the three - Joy Luck Palace, Golden Unicorn or Jing Fong...

Peter Cuce commented 35 minutes ago

Take out Needed

by Lovatic33 9 hours ago

Hello - Need to prepare dinner for 16. There are many vegetarians in the group and would love to pick up from a pla...


saregama commented 8 hours ago

Sugar in Chinese/Thai/Vietnamese food - eek!

by frenetica 11 years ago

I grew up in Hong Kong. I cannot take the amount of sugar that, in Westerners' eyes, instantly converts any savoury ...


climbert8 commented 18 hours ago

Where to buy yuca/plantains below 96th st?

by kelea 9 years ago

I want to start experimenting with these are was looking for anywhere I can buy these items and not too overpriced?


manolotraveler commented 19 hours ago

Restaurant Week

by howdini 1 month ago

Anything particularly noteworthy going on this year? My gf and I are thinking of doing lunch or dinner someplace we w...

clcorbi commented 1 day ago

Help finding Japanese ingredients in US

by JTpearl 1 year ago

I've been scouring stores in NYC for a couple of japanese ingredients: 1. red rice vinegar (akazu) 2. white kelp (b...

Micheberry commented 1 day ago

Sunday Night Advice - Live Music (preferably Irish) food & drinks?

by roze 15 days ago

Hello All! My wonderful parents and brother are coming for a visit at the end of the month for two nights (Sunday ...

sadie commented 2 days ago

Can pomegranates be found?

by hellomarisa 8 days ago

I know it's a long shot... but has anyone seen pomegranates anywhere? I'm seriously missing them in many things that ...

sadie commented 2 days ago

Seville or Sour Oranges

by obillo 5 days ago

They make great marmalade. Arabs brought it to Arabia from Southeast Asia and then, durig the Conquest, established i...


MikeG commented 2 days ago

True fermented pickles in NYC?

by mrip541 4 days ago

NYC was taken by the pickle craze, but it was a wave of vinegar-soaked cuke impostors instead of the real, lacto-ferm...


small h commented 3 days ago

Pet Peeves - The Elixir of LIfe

by sophocles 20 days ago

There hasn't been a post with pet peeves in title for maybe 9 years, so here goes. All the pet peeves on my mind invo...

sophocles commented 4 days ago

Kip's Bay

by JRinDC 8 days ago

Looking for updated recommendations for dinner in Kip's Bay and the environs. What are the best places to go? Varied ...

Ttrockwood commented 4 days ago

Specialty fruit vendors in NYC?

by alexinct 6 days ago

Was wondering if anyone could help me out with this. I'm always on the lookout for different varieties of melons, ma...

Ttrockwood commented 5 days ago

What is your go to NYC Malaysian?

by chefdekoven 4 months ago

Hey I was just curious where people think the go to Malaysian place is in NYC right now. I have tried Sentosa, PappaR...


saregama commented 5 days ago

Wine bars with the best food?

by guttube 3 years ago

Visiting solo for 48 hours in about nine days and would appreciate your thoughts on some wine bars. Have whittled ...


foodwhisperer commented 6 days ago

Suggestions for upscale bars in Manhattan

by gabino 13 days ago

Anyone with experiences(good/bad) at Brandy Library, Sohm's Wine Bar, Campbell Bar, Baccarat Bar, Rainbow, Carnegie, ...

Ttrockwood commented 6 days ago

Fun outdoor summer group dinner in NYC

by chefdekoven 9 days ago

Hey all. Would love an assist. Anyone able to suggest a fun place for my monthly eating club to check out in Queens, ...


chefdekoven commented 7 days ago

Battery Park area restaurants

by bornie 5 years ago

Coming to NYC next month for several days and staying in the Battery Park area.. Looking for casual dining restaurant...


foodwhisperer commented 8 days ago

Best Japanese Restaurant for Dinner Specifically

by Lovelyday 9 days ago

Looking for the best Japanese place for dinner in Manhattan, high quality no budget restriction, upscale - location d...


foodwhisperer commented 8 days ago