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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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Help me hack Ippudo's Bakudan Spicy Paste

by RichT 10 days ago

Hi all chowhounders - not sure if I'm better off posting this here or on the Manhattan board - but we've tried to hac...


dave_c commented 20 hours ago

Best on decor & atmosphere

by want2go 18 days ago

Country come to city. Please list your thoughts where decor & atmosphere rule! Doesn't have to be fancy. Would lik...


Multifoiled commented 21 hours ago

Fast Food places

by nperry2591 4 days ago

What are some of your favorite fast food places? I'm curious in trying Texas Chicken & Burgers. Has anyone ever gone?


BigG commented 2 days ago

Ricotta cookies from Castellano and Pizzo-MANY years ago

by UWScook 7 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...


debbiedz01 commented 2 days ago

NYC Planning for December

by Miss Andi 27 days ago

Hi there! I am going to NYC in late December with my mother and sister for a four days. We plan to spend some time in...


thegforceny commented 3 days ago

Vincent's Sauce

by GJWhite 12 years ago

Every Christmas my uncle brings over a few containers of sauce from Vincent's, one mild and one spicy. As those of yo...


Hammer5 commented 3 days ago

Reservations for Eleven Madison Park

by The Chowhound Team 1 year ago

Hello there, Due to the increase of threads about exchanging Eleven Madison Park reservations, we have created thi...


deltaeva commented 4 days ago

where do i find NYC cheesecake that IS NOT lemon-flavored?

by chosungalbi 9 years ago

i'm from los angeles and back home, "new york cheesecake" meant creamy, delicious, perhaps a bit tart, and above all,...


prometheamoth commented 4 days ago

Pinch Chinese is a Go

by Ziggy41 1 year ago

Fantastic meal last night. Elevated Chinese in a comfortable, quirky, fun setting. Jokes all over from the menu to ...


saregama commented 5 days ago

Looking for NYC Italian restaurant good for a group of 12

by pslopeyumyum 21 days ago

Looking for an Italian restaurant in Brooklyn (Park Slope preferred) or in Manhattan (downtown preferred) for a group...


ratgirlagogo commented 5 days ago

Israeli food in NYC

by FULLest 1 month ago

Hi community! I was watching “somebody feed Phil” on Netflix last night and he was in Tel Aviv. It got me craving Isr...


OliveYou2 commented 5 days ago

Recommendations for first visit over Thanksgiving:)

by amishfarmer 13 days ago

This will be my first time to NYC. Party of 2 arriving Wed., Nov 21 and departing Sunday morning. Staying at Marrio...


amishfarmer commented 6 days ago

Michelin Stars NYC 2019

by peter j 7 days ago

The 2019 list of Michelin stars for New York City: THREE STARS Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare Eleven Madison Pa...


escaped commented 6 days ago

Hot Pot NYC Thoughts...

by chefdekoven 30 days ago

Hey, I am wondering what people think about hot pot in general, and what some of your favorites might be? I have trie...


Ziggy41 commented 7 days ago

NYC yearly girls trip

by selena03 1 month ago

My old college roommate and I are meeting in NY again in mid November. I am from Vancouver and she is from Sweden. We...


selena03 commented 8 days ago

Larb Ubol Closed

by thegforceny 11 days ago


Ziggy41 commented 9 days ago

Beef Bone Broth

by saxie 13 days ago

Hello all. I got a bag of great bones from the amish farmer and cooked a great bone broth but it smelled up the apart...


acgold7 commented 9 days ago

Long Gone But Not Forgotten! Manhattan Memories

by JimmySee 4 years ago

Luchow's on East 14th Street; Mamma Leone's on West 48th; Ratner's on Delancey; The Stork Club on East 53rd; HoJo's i...


small h commented 11 days ago

Sugar in Chinese/Thai/Vietnamese food - eek!

by frenetica 12 years ago

I grew up in Hong Kong. I cannot take the amount of sugar that, in Westerners' eyes, instantly converts any savoury ...


small h commented 11 days ago

Quiet place for Family of 9 near Tribeca for T-giving dinner

by exalt 14 days ago

Hi all, I'm a new yorker and am being joined by 8 members of my new jersey family for Thanksgiving dinner. We'll be 7...


Ttrockwood commented 12 days ago