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!

The World's Most Instagram-Worthy Ice Cream Cones

Shinya Suzuki/flickr We all clearly scream for ice cream, but it's the cone that doesn't get the shouts of praise it deserves. Whether...

NYC Oct 11-13 with foodie tweens

by aja1223 3 days ago

We're traveling to NYC for a long weekend in Oct. with our 9 and 10 year old sons. Hubby and kids first time in NY. Staying in midtown. Plans are open Friday, Bronx Zoo Sat and Broadway early Sunda...


Good cocktail, two girls night out

by Monica 1 day ago

I moved out of nyc and I no longer work there so I am a bit out of the loop and need some help. I recently became a friend with a lady who also happens to appreciate good food and drinks. We may...

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2019 Tripe Dishes

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by gutreactions 3 days ago

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Been craving really good, creamy tahini-heavy hummus. Stayed in town for MDW. Thinking of satisfying the craving today. Now that it is less hot than yesterday, want to take the pooch with me. I ca...

Returning to Manhattan for several days, where would you recommend for brunch, lobster, dumplings, borscht, blintzes, Russian food, Turkish food, Scandinavian food and more?

by prima 2 years ago

I tend to lean towards innovative and less common 'ethnic' foods over French food/bagels/burgers/pizza/steak. Love Russian, Georgian, Turkish, Afghan, Scandinavian, Serbian, Mexican, Malaysian,...

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Reservations for Eleven Madison Park

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by The Chowhound Team 2 years ago

Hello there, Due to the increase of threads about exchanging Eleven Madison Park reservations, we have created this post dedicated to that purpose. We're closing and redirecting to this thread c...

New York Times Food Festival, Oct. 5 & 6, Manhattan...

by gutreactions 6 days ago

An e-mail from Sam Sifton, food writer/reporter for The New York Times, mentions the upcoming New York Times Food Festival to be held at different venues on Oct. 5 & 6. Bryant Park will be the site...

Where can I buy good Turkish Pistachios

by GIOny 9 years ago

I love Turkish Pistachios (antep) and have always bought Zenobia off the net but they have now doubled in price and the last batch i ordered off of nutsonthenet were mixed largely with California p...

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Heading out in October and trying to decide between a few options for dinner. I was hoping for Eleven Madison but couldn't get the reservation. Am considering Masa but at $595 US per person seems a...

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by gutreactions 11 days ago

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by highlyunlikely 13 days ago

We are heading to NYC from Toronto next weekend and staying near Hudson and Broome. Any recommendations for the best flat white and/or breakfast spots near our hotel?

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I believe the recipe was featured in an article in Bon Appetit, but it might have been in the rsvp column. I remember it being from a NYC restaurant. It was a Black Forest cake but had a chocolat...

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by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . Even though restaurants are capable of taking orders directly—after all, both numbers are routed to the same place—Yelp is pushing customers to Grubhub-owned phone numbers in order to facil...

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