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!

Nasi Lemak Is the Must-Try Malaysian Dish You'll Never Stop Craving

If you've never had nasi lemak, get ready to fall in love—and learn how to make this fragrant, multi-textured Malaysian meal from Kopitiam chef Kyo Pang, who was a 2019 James Beard Awards semifinalist...

Take-Out & Delivery services right now in metro N.Y...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

During the coronavirus crisis, the restaurant business has now been whittled down to take-out & delivery within prescribed hours in New York, New Jersey & Connecticut. While some establishments off...


Metro N.Y. Farmers Markets open with Covid restrictions...

by gutreactions 2 days ago

We look forward to it every spring/summer/fall as Farmers Markets kick-off with the best their seasonal harvest have to offer. The new normal in 2020 is farmers markets are opening with many corona...

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B&H Dairy restaurant is open now in NYC

by BluPlateSpec 8 days ago

B&H Dairy restaurant, an East Village institution for decades is open for take out now. Ola, Mike, Leo and the rest of the folks there are all back. Lets really support them and the restaurant so i...

Baldor Foods starts home delivery...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

Baldor Foods, a major Bronx-based wholesale specialty food supplier to the restaurant/hospitality industry in the metro New York area, has announced it will do home delivery for the first time. Min...

ISO Hong Fat's Noodles with Gravy

by Velda Mae 14 years ago

If anyone out there remembers Hong Fat's noodles with gravy, can you please advise where to get a good version of that dish in NYC? My cousin was a Hong Fat devotee and has been searching for a wo...

Grocery delivery in the NY tri-state...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

What are the best grocery delivery services in the NY metro area right now? You may not want to go to your favorite market at this point as part of 'social distancing'. I know individual markets of...

The NYC Department of Sanitation now has a cooking show

by ratgirlagogo 14 days ago

Somewhat disappointingly the cooks seem to be food media celebs and professional cooks rather than sanitation workers.

cafe du soir

by george 15 years ago

My wife and I lived in New York in the early 70's. Does anyone remember Cafe du Soir on 86th St. on the Upper East Side, Cheers on the west side just south of Times Square, or Georges Rey? We lov...

Where to buy vanilla beans in New York Or online?

by davisesq212 6 months ago

The threads on this discussion are very old so I thought I would start a new one. I would like to buy grade b Madagascar vanilla beans in a physical store in NYC or online. I just am making extrac...

Old and new at Chelsea Market, Manhattan...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

There have been a lot of changes at Chelsea Market in the Meatpacking District of Manhattan. We did a spring foray on Sunday afternoon and it was bustling, busy as usual. There is a basement le...

James Beard Award finalists 2020...

by gutreactions 20 days ago

The restaurant business is in a wildly fluid state right now, yet the James Beard Foundation has decided to publish their list of 2020 finalists. They have also postponed the awards ceremony to Sep...

Pete Wells on Restaurants Facing Financial Ruin

by patsully 2 months ago

This does a wonderful job capturing just how quickly everything has changed: "The review I had ready to go was about a below-ground sushi counter with eight seats. Was it going to become a four-se...

Grandpa's Restaurant in Greenwich Village?

by Terry 14 years ago

With the passing of Grandpa Al Lewis this week, I've gotten involved in a friendly disagreement with some co-workers as to where exactly Grandpa's restaurant was located in the 80's/early 90's. A...

Does anyone remember a restaurant called Chelsea Place?

by withabandon 8 years ago

Hello! I'm wondering if anyone remembers a restaurant called Chelsea Place. It was in Chelsea, and you entered through an antique store and went downstairs to get to the restaurant. They had put...

Shake Shack is returning its PPP loan

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" . . . Shake Shack was fortunate last Friday to be able to access the additional capital we needed to ensure our long term stability through an equity transaction in the public markets. We’re than...

Remember Hobeau's?

by Linda 17 years ago

When we lived in NY, our favorite neighborhood restaurant was Hobeau's, which sadly has closed. Has anyone found another restaurant with similar menu, price, and ambiance?

Replicating Cafe Orlin millet pancakes?

by kazhound 2 months ago

I used to love the millet pancakes at Cafe Orlin in the east village in NYC. Part of my pandemic coping strategy is to make things that I always meant to do but never got around to, and this one ha...

Sirio Maccioni of Le Cirque passes away...

by gutreactions 1 month ago

Legendary New York restauranteur Sirio Maccioni of the former Le Cirque in all its incarnations has passed away at 88. Having started his career at the famed Delmonico's, he represented one of the ...