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Manhattan

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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What's your plan for St. Patrick's Day, March 17th...

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by gutreactions 5 days ago

The leprechauns are coming! Cities, villages & towns all over the metro New York area are dressing up in shamrocks, ready to celebrate the food and culture of the Emerald Isle. Will you cook up a t...

Boudin sausage in NYC

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by lisaud 14 days ago

Anyone know of markets, butcher shops or restaurants selling good boudin anywhere in the city? It can be homemade or a good commercially packaged (IF such a thing exists) version. I know there are ...

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Chow Fun to Cook at Home

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by mitchleeny 12 days ago

Anyone have a lead on uncooked chow fun to cook at home? There used to be a vendor on Grand St., west of Bowery, who sold a few kinds of chow fun; scallion, plain and dried shrimp, if my memory ser...

NYC Restaurant Week To Go, 1/25-31...

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by gutreactions 1 month ago

Due to the Covid pandemic, this bi-annual event has pivoted to include take-out & delivery only. Participating restaurants from all 5 boroughs must offer a meal, lunch or dinner, for $21.21. NYC & ...

How to ghost Grubhub and order your restaurant takeout ethically

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by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . a recent report revealed that Grubhub, which owns food delivery services like Seamless, Eat24, MenuPages, and AllMenus, has been buying domain names to set up dummy websites that resemble ...

NYC Foodie wedding please vote!

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by arnage 1 month ago

Hi chowhound experts! My fiancé and I would like to host a foodie wedding for 70-100 guests late summer/fall in nyc. Superb food is my priority. My fiancé prefers a party with a dance floor (vs a d...

International Snacks?

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by vinouspleasure 2 months ago

Gutreaction's riveting thread on cape cod potato chips :^) reminded me that I wanted to start a topic on international snacks. I find myself completely addicted to Haitai's Sindangdong Tteokbokki C...

Visitors, travellers, tourists and other Chowhounds who do not live in NYC, which places do you revisit when you visit Manhattan?

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by prima 7 years ago

Thought it might be interesting to see which places non-NYC-based Chowhounds revisit. Some places revisited by non-NYC-based Chowhounds may be quite different from the recs made most frequently to ...

'Manhattan-style': what does this mean exactly?

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by gutreactions 1 month ago

You hear this expression so often attached to descriptions of restaurants and their menus. I think the label is often meant to lure customers in. Might work if you are an out-of-towner. But what is...

'Year of the Ox' Celebration kicks off 2/12...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

The Chinese Lunar New Year celebration starts on Friday, Feb. 12th and runs for a week. It is the 'Year of the Ox' this time around. If you are an intrepid cook, it's a fine time to get your old wo...

Phase 2 Outdoor Dining begins in NYC...

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by gutreactions 9 months ago

Phase 2 reopening kicks off today in New York City. It allows for outdoor dining at restaurants with proper Covid restrictions, of course. Finally! Are you anxious to get back out? Where will you b...

NYC bans selling Foie Gras at restaurants & groceries!

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

Mayor DeBlasio is set to sign a bill banning the sale of foie gras in New York City, a delicacy enjoyed at many high end restaurants, starting in 2022. Restaurateurs are expressing their outrage, n...

Get your designer shopping bags out of the closet...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

Now that New York is banning single use plastic bags from stores and markets, those lovely designer bags we bought can be put to good use, or more consistent use, anyway. They were a 'hot' item for...

Hunan House @ 45 Mott St.

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by Stuart Thalblum 21 years ago

For almost 20 years, I frequented Hunan House at 45 Mott Street in Chinatown, a great little dive of a place with several dishes unlike any served anywhere else (despite the names), including ho...

Hunts Point Market workers strike may cause shortages...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

Union workers at the Hunts Point Market in the Bronx have gone on strike over a wage dispute. It may disrupt food and produce distribution to tri-state area markets, stores, and restaurants if it i...

Where to find the best french fries in NYC

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by nycguy20011 4 years ago

Do you agree with this list of where to find the best french fries in NYC? http://gothamist.com/2016/07/07/best_french_fries_nyc.php I haven't tried any of those places, so I'm in no position t...

'Restaurant Hustle 2020' premiers on Food Network, 12/27...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

Celebrity chef/restaurateur Guy Fieri has produced a new documentary for the Food Network. It is titled: 'Restaurant Hustle 2020: All on the Line'. It airs starting on 12/27 & 12/28. It follows sev...

Where in NYC can I find Mariage Freres tea?

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by Bluecrabaddict 4 months ago

Hi, I’ve been purchasing the tea online but would like to know where it’s sold in NYC? Preferably Brooklyn or Manhattan. Thank you!

Bobo's in Chinatown now gone

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by Boufos 16 years ago

Many years ago there was a Chinese restaurant named Bobo's in Chinatown (it is now gone). They had 2 dishes I never could find in any other Chinese restaurant. IRON STEAK: Thick cubes of a tender ...