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!

Breakfast at Saravanaa Bhavan on Lexington Avenue

by skylarking 6 minutes ago

I am a gluten-free vegan who is interested in having a weekday breakfast at Saravanaa Bhavan on Lexington Avenue. I h...

Kings County Imperial -- maybe my new favorite NYC Chinese

by Blumie 2 years ago

Ok, let's start by having a discussion of the concept of "authentic," which I propose we banish from discussions of t...


skylarking commented 21 minutes ago

Reservations for Eleven Madison Park

by The Chowhound Team 5 months ago

Hello there, Due to the increase of threads about exchanging Eleven Madison Park reservations, we have created thi...


SBHK commented 1 hour ago

Where to buy Mamajuana in NYC?

by sturm 5 years ago

I'm looking to purchase a dry bottle (i.e. bottle + roots/herbs) of Mamajuana in NYC. I can travel to any part of the...


tutavina commented 1 hour ago

Manhattan live trip report

by CaptCrunch 5 days ago

Hello ladies and gents, I am Captcrunch and I am a longtime contributor to the Montreal board. I greatly enjoy rea...


CaptCrunch commented 3 hours ago

What is your favorite chef's knife, and where to buy in NYC?

by brownrice 10 months ago

I'm looking for an 8" chef's knife to replace one that won't hold an edge. I don't want to purchase online — I want t...


harry2005 commented 11 hours ago

Favorite Asian Noodle Soups in NYC?

by chefdekoven 26 days ago

Hey guys I was wondering what some of peoples favorite Asian noodle soup dishes around the city? I am definitely a bi...

howdini commented 12 hours ago

Wo Hop

by jfmirabella 6 days ago

Went Chinese New Year Eve. Walked right in no wait. Something was different. The Lo Fan Style food was lower than lo...

howdini commented 12 hours ago

La Sirena vs Gato

by Njchicaa 3 days ago

My husband and I are planning to go to the city next month to celebrate my birthday. We are coming from the culinary ...

Njchicaa commented 14 hours ago

Aquavit or Agern?

by walker42 3 days ago

Popping in for a couple of days in early March and staying at Rockefeller Center for various reasons other than eatin...

Ttrockwood commented 15 hours ago

Winebar suggestions?

by CaptCrunch 7 days ago

Hello ladies and gentlemen, I will be in New-York this week and I was wondering if you had suggestions as far as w...

Ttrockwood commented 15 hours ago

Lunch Javits Center Auto Show April

by dudleycat 7 days ago

Former NYer looking for excellent sit down lunch with my older parents. (if there is such a thing around there) walka...

Ttrockwood commented 16 hours ago


by foodwhisperer 3 days ago

Went to Tetsu in Tribeca. This bi-level Industrial designed space, was packed. There were counter seats and table se...


foodwhisperer commented 1 day ago

Good Versatile Old-School Korean in Manhattan?

by Jim Leff 4 days ago

Woo Chon was always my go-to in Manhattan for old-school Korean. Everything was good, as opposed to most midtown plac...

Jim Leff commented 2 days ago

Atlantic Grill, 3rd. Ave., closed...

by gutreactions 4 days ago

Tried to make a reservation for lunch for a family gathering and found out this location had closed. What? It had alw...


olympusnyc commented 3 days ago

Children at upscale dining

by villainx 6 days ago

Just wondering what happens with young children (5 year old) at Jean George or Grammercy Tavern or Riverpark for lunc...


hunger8struck commented 4 days ago

Where to eat after the Orchid Show at NYBG, Bronx...

by gutreactions 8 days ago

It's coming and I am ready! The annual Orchid Show at the beautiful New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, a colorfu...

coll commented 5 days ago

Shoji at 69 Leonard

by foodwhisperer 2 months ago

I dined at 69 Leonard Street tonite. I've been to the space before but this was my first time under its new name and ...


foodwhisperer commented 5 days ago

Dont laugh but Tommy Bahama was actually a good experience

by princeofpork4 7 days ago

Dont even ask why we went here but it was a combination of location, one person wanting fish, one wanting a steak, on...


saregama commented 6 days ago

Seeking recs for an important meeting

by Bookistan 6 days ago

I am meeting with an out of town writer and need recommendations for a quiet, comfortable place where we can talk for...

thegforceny commented 6 days ago