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...


by vanessanyc 12 days ago

Any recommendations for delicious okonomiyaki in Manhattan?

Ricotta cookies from Castellano and Pizzo-MANY years ago

by UWScook 9 years ago

When I lived in Tampa, I always shopped at Castellano and Pizzo(this was 1993 to approx 1998/2000.There was a woman who made pastries(DELICIOUS) and the most spectacular ricotta cookies. Just bef...

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