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!

One of NYC’s Best Pastas Doesn’t Come from Italy

If you’re headed to New York in search of the best pasta, you may want to bypass Little Italy and head straight up to Midtown’s Nerai, an upscale Greek restaurant offering one of the most decadent dishes...

Does chow mein in NYC not have noodles in it? [moved from Manhattan board]

c oliver
by c oliver 10 years ago

I stopped in a little Chinese take-away place on the UWS yesterday and picked up some pork chow mein. I couldn't figure out why they said it came with rice but thought well maybe everything does. ...

Gov. Cuomo wants to expand alcohol sales at movie theaters...

by gutreactions 18 days ago

As part of his State of the State message, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York is proposing expanded alcohol sales at movie theaters. Sipping a craft brew or a glass of wine while watching a hit film sou...

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Italian Near Theater District

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Looking for a good Italian restaurant to go to after a show. Thanks


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by drsteve252 4 days ago

Willing to spend 50 per person with a buffet brunch in early may open to any suggestions thank you foodie

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by DMelanogaster 9 days ago

I have eaten at the East Village vegan restaurant Ladybird twice in the last week. I LOVE this food (and I am no vegan & find most vegan cuisine very...meh). I was taken there and loved the food so...

Cantonese in Manhattan?

by BluPlateSpec 8 days ago

Where to find old style (1950's-1960's) Cantonese in Manhattan NYC?


New York Delicacy

by chairbc 7 days ago

any rec's on places in Manhattan (NY--not Kansas, wise guys...) that a visitor could order Chinese roast pork on garlic bread ?

Gramercy Park Brasserie & Wine Bar Coming to Duboce Triangle (SF)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

The New York restaurant group has announced that its west coast debut will be Gramercy Park Brasserie & Wine Bar San Francisco. Projected opening date is April 1, 2019 at 216 Church Street.

Arugula Shortage

by Hickory 7 days ago

Mock me if you must, but there's been no arugula lately in my local Trader Joe's or Whole Foods (Union Square). Anyone know what's up?

Chinese New Year 2020 in metro New York!

by gutreactions 11 days ago

The Chinese New Year, Year of the Rat, is coming January 25th and will last 15 days. Do you mark it at home, or do you visit a favorite restaurant to celebrate in the metro New York area? If you co...

Best breakfast/bacon in Manhattan

by willwalkforfood 16 days ago

Hey all - I'm looking for the absolute best breakfast spots in Manhattan. Needs to be places where I can get a seat for one - and willing to sit at a counter. I go Saturday mornings around 930. ...

Is mutton making a comeback in the US?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

" . . . Still, McGuire, Kennard and other champions for mutton say the meat has a lot to offer and that rebranding, re-education and investment in small processing plants are needed to create new b...

NYC Restaurant Week/Winter: Jan. 21-Feb. 9...

by gutreactions 15 days ago

Here it is again. Participating restaurants around New York City will be offering a 2-course Lunch for $26, and a 3-course Dinner for $42. Do you take advantage? Who on the list seem to have the be...

Moishe's is closed!!! Where to buy kichel?

by Juxie 8 days ago

Yes, I know it was grungy and probably hadn't been cleaned in half a century. But OMG, those giant kichel disks were addictive! And the poppy seed strudel was pretty good, too. Strudel, I can f...

Hot Pot NYC Thoughts...

by chefdekoven 1 year ago

Hey, I am wondering what people think about hot pot in general, and what some of your favorites might be? I have tried a few, and while the concept is fun, I never feel super happy about it. The on...

In Search Of A Cooking Class For A 50th Birthday Present In Manhattan Or Brooklyn

by sgny 14 days ago

Looking for a cooking/baking class in Manhattan or Brooklyn for a 50th Birthday present. I know and have been to DeGustibus at Macy’s so looking for something different. Thanks.

Mole Sauces Fresh or Frozen

by mitchleeny 20 days ago

Any place in Manhattan or NYC in general to buy fresh or frozen Mexican mole sauces for home use?

UWS in March

by holtk 18 days ago

I will be staying at the Beacon Hotel in the UWS in March 2130 Broadway @75th Street. Looking for restaurants like the closed Red Cat and Briccos. I like neighborhood places, cozy, no celebrity c...

Anyone remember Harbinn Inn

by iris b 15 years ago

Many many years ago my first Chinese meal was at Harbinn at Broadway and 100th Street and it seems there were dishes there that to this day I just haven't been able to find elsewhere. One in partic...

Oriental Garden, gone for good?

by jumpingmonk 20 days ago

Greetings all. Does anyone know if Oriental Garden on Elizabeth St is gone permanently? I know it was closed temporarily for remodeling, but google now says "permanantly closed" So does anyone k...