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 Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies You Didn't Realize Your Passover Needed

For the best Passover seder food, New York's, Breads Bakery should be on your bucket list. Passover is undeniably a tough time for bakers and their fans. As much as anything, a certain degree of lightness...

Best French Restaurant for Brunch in/near Theater District

by jrgkittredge 22 hours ago

Looking for a place that's walking distance from AA Theater, nice atmosphere, varied brunch menu. Any thoughts on Saju, Le Rivage, Chez Josephine, or Marseille? Other places you'd recommend? Thanks.

Can I Make Do on $15/day?

by EvGribenes 2 months ago

Hi Hounds, I just moved to New York recently and based on how things are going with rent, uber, and other expenses I think I can pretty much only afford to spend about $15 a day on food. I know...

Anyone follow: Gotham Burger Social Club?

by gutreactions 23 hours ago

Caught this group on TV recently. They are good friends, New York City professionals, who like noshing on burgers around the city, then rate them on social media platforms like Instagram and Facebo...


Moderate Meal Near Met Museum

by 2chesters 3 days ago

This Thursday I will meet my cousin at the Met Museum at 11AM. We will likely leave in mid afternoon. Any ideas for a moderately priced place for a light meal? Thanks in advance.


American School Lunch Is Becoming More Diverse, Like It Was in the 1910s

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 days ago

" . . . There’s a phrase for Dao’s experience: the lunchbox moment. While the food in these stories is diverse, from Filipino lumpia Shanghai to Cameroon peanut sauce, the emotional experience is s...

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...

Wayback Machine: Joe's Stone Crab in NYC?

by Rick_Hannon 10 days ago

Was there ever a branch of this Miami stalwart in Manhattan, maybe 1970's or '80's? Around 50th Street? Ate at the Las Vegas one recently, and our waiter thought not ... very possible I made it u...

Fresh Figs in NYC?

by lisaleira 22 days ago

I just became obsessed with fresh figs after getting some from Freshdirect. I forgot how amazing they are. Such a spring energy. I know they are flown in and all that. But any ideas where I can go ...

Request: Looking for Mock Duck and Scallion Pancake

by lkscheng 15 days ago

I am looking for Mock Duck and Scallion Pancake in the NYC area. Specifics: For Mock Duck, the closest one that i found and like is at Vegetarian Dim Sum House (24 Pell St). I am looking for an...

Chile relleno - traditional

by lemiller610 9 days ago

I am looking for a place that does the classic Chile Relleno with the egg omlette in a red sauce with cheese. I see other chile rellenos on all the "fashionable" mexican menus but none are prepare...

Where should I go for my 30th?

by Chadsie 12 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...

Greenwich Street

by farthing 8 days ago

Any Japanese restaurants between Wall Street subway station and 80 Greenwich Street?

Where to buy Dairyland Grand Reserve?

by lifeofpie 8 days ago

Hi there — I’m not a chef or restaurateur, so I can’t really swing buying a case of 36 lbs. on the Chef’s Warehouse site. Does anyone know where I can buy one pound, preferably in NYC (vs. online)?

Lucky Lee's framing of an entire cuisine as “unhealthy.”

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

" . . . I am not without sympathy for Ms. Haspel. She’s just a normal mompreneur who is trying to balance parenting and work while avoiding gluten, dairy, sugar, GMO oils, brown sauces, and anyone ...

Grenadilla in NYC?

by awills85 15 days ago

Hi all! I recently went to Peru and fell in love with Grenadilla (similar to passion fruit but sweeter). I'm determined to find a place to buy it in NYC but Google searches aren't helping. Has a...

Where art thou, really good hummus and baba to go? (OR: A Sahadi's in Manhattan?)

by Actie 7 years ago

Recently moved from Brooklyn to this little island, and I am very, very sad. Sahadi's has unbelievable hummus, baba, nuts, dates, and sundry dried goods. I'd buy a half-pint of hummus and of baba e...

Malaysian Groceries in NYC

by prasantrin 11 days ago

I'm looking for Malaysian grocery stores in NYC. I'd prefer Chinatown, but may be able to travel to Brooklyn, Queens, etc. I'm looking for a very specific item (In-Comix Ginger Tea with Honey, and ...

Lunch in Manhattan - celebrating a milestone anniversary

by princetonchowhound 15 days ago

We love excellent food. One off us has an allergy to crustaceans and because of that Asian restaurants are not possible - that is about our only food limitation. The upper end of our budget is thre...

Gluten free falafel NYC?

by lisaleira 13 days ago

In Israel there’s some yummy GF falafel places with gluten free pita. Anyone know if that exists in NYC? I could buy the falafels and assemble at home w GF pita but there’s something fun about a f...