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!

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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...

What are your favorite Holiday Venues in metro NY?

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Whether you've been naughty or nice, it's time to gather with friends and family and enjoy the Holiday Season. What are your favorite venues for dining & cocktails this time of the year? Places tha...

Prepping for Hanukkah: your favorites, best sources...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Hanukkah, the 'Festival of Lights', is coming up fast. What traditional dishes are your family favorites? Which markets/stores offer the best variety of ingredients? Do you cook it up at home, or d...

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New York Times' "The Restaurant List 2021" List

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I asked for advice before my trip and want to report on what we actually managed to experience. My first night I met up with a friend and we went to Red Farm for drinks and a bar snack on the advi...

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by haraliyaviner 23 days ago

Looking for a Moderately Priced Restaurant to take my cousin to Celebrate her Birthday. My cousin keeps kosher however she will eat fish and vegetables. She loves Vietnamese, Thai, Indian, Medite...

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by prima 4 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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by MiFamilia 3 months ago

of a Southern/soul food restaurant in the 80s that was on Avenue A, near Houston????

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by vanessanyc 1 month ago

What restaurants have new fall dishes specifically some pumpkin in their savory dishes. Any cuisine in Manhattan.

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by saffrongold 2 months ago

Hello , I have many questions and options, would love some input. We are 4 friends in our late-50's and adventurous eaters. Our first day will begin with b’fast at Veselka (for sentimental reas...

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Should you need more reasons to despise DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats, here are a couple more: "...as I began to probe the history of the delivery-app sector, the thirty-per-cent commission re...

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by The Chowhound Team 4 years ago

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My son has been taken by the newly pedestrianized streets in New York, and showed me many photos of the cafe tables set up in them over the summer. We want to eat at one of them while we are in New...

Ideal Lunch Counter

by Jim Carr 18 years ago

Who remembers the beloved but lost and gone forever Ideal Lunch Counter on East 86th St., NYC. What was your favorite dish? Mine was the bratwurst with red cabbage and fried potatoes, with an excel...

Chorizo Manhattan

by Fritz 3 months ago

is there any place in lower manhattan to find a better brand of chorizo like cacique or any good quality alternative?