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!

This Toast Blew Up on Instagram. But How Good Is It in Reality?

A lot of foods blow up on Instagram, but just how good are they in reality? Chowhound’s Social Media Producer Connor Bower is determined to find out which ones are worth your time and which are simply...

Haute Eggs

by eggsthusiasm 12 days ago

I am researching eggs, and am interested in eating some fancypants eggs at a fine dining restaurant on the eastern seaboard, somewhere between Boston and Washington DC. Anyone have ideas for places...

New York Restaurants with open kitchen

by borisabrams 9 days ago

Hi! When I was in Montreal, I found a great number of restaurants with open kitchens. I loved sitting up at a bar watching the chefs at work. Now that I am back in NYC, however, I find them few a...

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Best canned foie gras in NYC?

by JasonKeenan1 22 days ago

What's the best canned foie gras you can buy at a store in NYC or online (mailed from U.S.)? Someone brought canned foie gras for me from France and it was better than expected (see image). While...


What are your favorite Holiday Venues in metro NY?

by gutreactions 4 days 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...

NYC bans selling Foie Gras at restaurants & groceries!

by gutreactions 12 days 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...

black jewel popcorn

by epicure-us 17 years ago

does anyone know where i can buy black jewel popcorn? either packaged or bulk would be fine. a place that carries different shades of unpopped corn might have it. thank you in advance. eu

Baptism Reception Venue in Manhattan

by coleper 3 days ago

My daughter is being baptized on a Sunday in late Feb. The church is in midtown west. I’m looking for a place to host a brunch or lunch for about 100 people, including kids. I’d love to find som...

D Coluccio & Sons today

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by jen kalb 15 days ago

Had a lovely brief visit this morning to this under-appreciated Italian market, though David Lebowitz did write about his visit earlier this year. They are getting stocked up for the holidays with ...

Looking to try Sundae (Korean blood sausage!)

by borisabrams 8 days ago

Hi! I would love to try Korean blood sausage, Sundae, either on its own or in a stew. I have yet to try it! Does anyone know a good place in New York area that prepares it particularly well...

Pre Concert Meal near Madison Square Garden

by khalnon 13 days ago

my husband and I have an 8pm concert in January in a saturday night at Madison Square garden. Restaurant ideas. We aren’t heavy eaters. Love seafood and enjoy sitting at a bar. Thanks!

Oceans (n=1)

by Andy T. 11 days ago

As a Union Square seafood option, closer to the late, somewhat-lamented Blue Water Grill (sushi bar options) than the late, less-lamented City Crab (no mallets, lobster rolls, fried clams). The re...

Borden Eggnog in a can?

by donutcat0 2 years ago

Does anyone know where one can find the old canned Borden eggnog? I know more recently they've switched over to selling it in the carton and I have been told that it's not as good. Trying to find t...

Restaurant on Upper West Side similar to Isabella's?

by Chatter200 15 days ago

Hello. I am planning a holiday get together dinner for 6 people and looking for a nice restaurant on the Upper West Side. This group gets together for a holiday dinner every few years. We used to ...

Best Pigs in Blanket (store bought)

by zackly 16 days ago

Forgive me if I asked this before but this is an important issue to me this time of year. Pigs in the Blanket are most everyone's favorite guilty pleasure hors d'oeuvre. The brands around here (sub...

Keens Mutton Chop

by JayBird0711 2 months ago

What is the recommendation on how to properly order it....medium rare, medium?

New look, new menu, new chef at Gotham Bar & Grill, Manhattan...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

Venerable Gotham Bar & Grill, the classic New York restaurant operating in Union Square for 35 years, has gone thru big changes. What's the word out there? Victoria Blamey has taken over as executi...

Where to buy caramel apples?

by Juxie 24 days ago

I haven't seen any caramel apples for sale this year--not even the packaged grocery store kind. Does anyone know where to get a good caramel apple in Manhattan? I don't want to start melting cara...

How does Masa in NYC compare to other Michelin 3 star Sushi in Tokyo?

by eyesbear 30 days ago

Is it comparable to the top of the line sushi bars in Tokyo like Saito and Sugita? Friend and I are debating whether to visit Masa next month. Thanks.

Mondrian Brunch

by foody1964 24 days ago

Do you like Asiate or Aviary for brunch at the Mondrian in NY? Family of 4. Appreciate comments on both places. Thanks!

Best Steakhouses in America

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by Perilagu Khan 2 months ago

I'm working on a literary project of sorts, dealing with the steakhouse in America. Toward that end, I was hoping some of you might nominate the steakhouse you consider the best in the state you kn...