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!


Bar Boulud or Lincoln Ristorante pre-show?

by walker42 1 month ago

This trip, business brings me to midtown, but that doesn't mean I don't have some time off! Sunday we'll be seeing a 3pm show at Lincoln Center and we have lots of choices for the preceding lunch/b...

Roast Duck

by fouchien 24 days ago

looking for a restaurant serving roast duck (not duck breast, not orange sauce, not Chinese) in Manhattan or Westchester.

Regular Donuts

by nuskette 9 days ago

Where can I get good donuts that aren't Dunkin' or hipster? (Look, I enjoy hipster donuts as much as the next person, but sometimes you just want a normal donut.) I would particularly die if I foun...

Hudson Yards food/dining complex set to open March 15th...

by gutreactions 15 days ago

The giant Hudson Yards complex on the West Side of Manhattan is set to unveil a variety of food, dining and shopping experiences. A lot of big culinary involved. Sounds exciting! Any expectations ...

Need 4 Specific Recommendations for NYC trip for Sweet 16 excursion

by RIfoodie29 12 days ago

So I am traveling to NYC with my wife and 4 teenage girls for my daughter's Sweet 16 Celebration in early June. We are looking for 4 specific recommendations. Chowhounders have guided us exceptio...


Unusual places to get good stock?

by zbs 7 days ago

Anyone know of some good places / hacks to get stock in the city? I'm currently not disposed to make it myself and I would like to have a ready supply of the good stuff for any projects at hand. I ...


Hudson Yards Thoughts?

by Fresh_A 6 days ago

I'll check it out, but all this talk about "the next great NYC neighborhood" really irks me. As far as I can see, this is, not a new neighborhood with its own positive addition to New York, but a g...

Shanghai Cuisine at 89 Bayard Closed by The Marshall

by stuartlafonda 8 days ago

After like, 30 years they are gone. My go to spot at lunch for soup dumplings and scallion pancake beef roll... ...so on to 456 New Shanghai, 69 Mott, next door to Big Wong, and ... solid soup d...

Indian Nuts

by Electra Jablons 17 years ago

I'm looking for a place to buy Indian Nuts -- a small, sweet, hard-shelled nut grown and hand-picked in the American southwest. They're expensive, yet I used to eat them all the time as a snack at...

any old new yorkers out there, Yorkville in the 1970's?

by sues 18 years ago

I lived in New York in the 1970's, and I still dream about the Linzer cookies, raspberry and apricot, from Bauer's bakery in Yorkville. They were unlike any other linzer cookies, huge, golden brow...

Red Wine Vinegar - 7% Acidity

by Unkle Al 2 months ago

Up until now I have been successful in unearthing bottles of Sasso Red Wine Vinegar. Unfortunately, I am out of options. Sasso was sold to a Spanish brand and it no longer makes the Sasso Red Win...

Where should I go for my 30th?

by Chadsie 11 months ago

I am down to four experiences and presuming I can get in where should I go for my 30th birthday? The birthday is in June. Trip in September. - La Colombe, Cape Town - Eleven Madison Park, New Y...

Jean-Georges - his influence? Sound off!

by Fresh_A 10 days ago

I was wondering about Jean-Georges today. I haven't been to one of his establishments for ages (I think he has more than 40 around the world now?). I really like the guy on the few times that I hav...

Help finding Japanese ingredients in US

by JTpearl 3 years ago

I've been scouring stores in NYC for a couple of japanese ingredients: 1. red rice vinegar (akazu) 2. white kelp (battera kombu) Checked out dainobu, sunrise mart & midoriya, but no luck. Als...

where to find hitachino nest beer in nyc?

by jon 12 years ago

does anyone know where i can find hitachino beer in the city, not in a restaurant, but in a store? i had it at 15 east and it was by far the best part of the meal. i've looked at jas mart and the k...

NYC Pizza by the Slice

by chefdekoven 10 months ago

Thought this video was pretty interesting, if, admittedly, a bit long. Definitely gave me a few places I wanted to try. Admittedly I have probably only been to five or six of these places. Luigi's...

Mario Batali Gives Up All His Restaurants

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

Mr. Batali “will no longer profit from the restaurants in any way, shape or form,” said Tanya Bastianich Manuali, who will head day-to-day operations at a new company, as yet unnamed, created to re...

The Cockeyed Clam in NYC in the 80's Does anyone know the time-frame for this place

by seafoodmama 7 years ago

it was around the 90's on either 2nd or 3rd avenue? Have an on-going dispute about this. please correct or vindicate me lol

Reservations for Eleven Madison Park

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 1 year 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...

NYC dinner with teens

by morganleah 19 days ago

Hi friends! We are taking our first family trip to NYC and soooo looking forward to the food scene. In search of a restaurant for dinner that’s kid (19 & 15) and budget friendly. Thanks in advance!!