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!

Five Gay Restaurants to Check Out in June (Pride Month)

June 1st marks the start of LGBTQ Pride Month and this year we celebrate an extra special edition. It's been 50 years since the iconic protests at Stonewall Inn in New York City—a spark in the decades...

Reservations for Eleven Madison Park

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 2 years ago

Hello there, Due to the increase of threads about exchanging Eleven Madison Park reservations, we have created this post dedicated to that purpose. We're closing and redirecting to this thread c...


Katz's Deli: sad decline

by Howard_2 4 days ago

This past week I had a sandwich at Katz's. What I discovered was very sad. First of all, the "rye bread" looked nothing like any kind of REAL rye bread any of us have eaten. The mustard was...


Birthday Dinner Tonight near Vandam St

by 2chesters 1 day ago

Hi everyone I've been enlisted (happily) to take my brother out tonight as part of his big birthday celebration. We will be on Vandan St. and free to eat after 6:30. I recently asked for moderate...


New York special occasion disaster -- Help please!

by ninkat 7 days ago

I am celebrating (I think) a big birthday in mid-August (mid-week) and had been told by Blue Hill Stone Barns that I was the first request for the date (I had started inquiring in December, and "fi...

Restaurants with delicious pasta in mushroom sauce?

by gargupie 3 days ago

I'm craving for some pasta in mushroom sauce. No truffles or any fancy mushroom please. Just a hearty carb dish covered in a light sauce. Preferably not ravioli or filled pasta. Thanks!


Where in Chinatown do you buy dishes & flatware?

by Juxie 3 days ago

I'm shopping for some new dishes and silverware for our apartment. I plan to go to Kam Man and Pearl River. Any other places you recommend? What about for silverware?

Perry Street recently?

by swfood 4 days ago

Has anyone been to Perry Street recently? It's in a consideration set for dinner tomorrow. Have a reservation but think we want something less expensive, unless people have been blown away by the o...

Quick business trip to NYC - feedback for solo diner please

by smiles33 23 days ago

Hello NYC Hounds! I will be visiting from the SF Bay Area for a quick trip in July, arriving at JFK at 10 pm on a Monday night and leaving Wed at 1 pm. I'm staying near Midtown/Chelsea. I've done s...

Flushing Cantonese Tips

by chefdekoven 1 month ago

Soooo, of late my two go to Cantonese restaurants for big group meals have been Canton Gourmet and Wan Chai. Well, they both closed in short order. I do like Asian Jewels for Dim Sum and Shun Won f...

Annual NYC Girls Trip

by selena03 2 months ago

We are having our annual NYC girl trip a little early this year. We were there in November and dined at Manhatta, Marea, and Scalinatella. I am a vegetarian from Vancouver and she is an omnivore fr...

NYC Pizza by the Slice

by chefdekoven 1 year ago

Thought this video was pretty interesting, if, admittedly, a bit long. Definitely gave me a few places I wanted to try. Admittedly I have probably only been to five or six of these places. Luigi's...

Turtle Bay CSA sharing

by annomy 8 years ago

Well, better late than never. I've found Chowhound to be a great source of recipe, ideas and laughs over the years. I think you don't even have to register until you want to post something, but I h...

I went to Lower Eats Side for lunch, and I will not be needing dinner

by small h 2 years ago

I found out about this all-you-can-eat international extravaganza yesterday. http://www.thelodownny.com/leslog/2017/06/saturday-at-p-s-110-lower-eats-side.html The first one was held in 201...

NYC Omakase Sushi

by BSR84 1 year ago

What's the latest thinking here for best Tokyo-style omakase sushi joints in NYC? I see the other threads but just wanted to refresh them a bit. Thanks in advance!

Cantonese in Manhattan Chinatown

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 1 month ago

Any fans out there of the late lamented Shing Kee/Kam Chueh who'd like to offer their current Chinatown favorites for Cantonese soul food?

Light and Modern?

by farthing 14 days ago

Looking for good midtown restaurants for light and modern new American style food. Not precious succession of tiny portions like Per Se. Preferably quiet too. Thanks.

N.Y. Times offers mixed blessings to The Four Seasons reboot...

by gutreactions 7 months ago

Times' restaurant critic Pete Wells offers an extraordinary review of the newly reopened Four Seasons Restaurant in its new digs on E. 49th Street. Both scathing and admiring. Has anyone returned? ...

Seeking reccos for Asian & other restaurants

by Howard_2 15 days ago

I'm looking for recommendations for Asian restaurants in Manhattan, e.g. Burmese. Malaysian, etc. Not especially interested in Thai, Japanese, or Chinese unless they are very special. Also inter...

Mario's, Arthur Ave., to mark 100th Anniversary!

by gutreactions 12 days ago

Just over 100 years ago, the Migliucci family began selling pizza in Harlem for 10 cents a slice. In 1919, the family moved to Arthur Ave. in the bustling 'Little Italy of the Bronx', just off Ford...

Manahattan Innards?

by farthing 14 days ago

Best Manhattan restaurants for tripe, sweetbreads, oxtails, kidneys, etc?