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Outer Boroughs

Find out where to eat in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx. And share your insider recommendations for restaurants, food shops, and bars.

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Prepping for Hanukkah: your favorites, best sources...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

Hanukkah, the 'Festival of Lights', is coming up fast. What traditional dishes are your family favorites? Which markets/stores offer the best variety of ingredients? Do you cook it up at home, or d...

What are your favorite Holiday Venues in metro NY?

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by gutreactions 2 years 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...

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by Jim Leff 5 years ago

Legend of Taste 2002 Utopia Pkwy, Whitestone, Queens 718-423-4888 http://legendoftasteny.com Good photos on Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/legend-of-taste-whitestone Not even close. This i...

Ben's, Scarsdale, satisfied our Jewish deli craving...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

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by jen kalb 7 months ago

Its pretty amazing to eat Burmese food in ones own neighborhood. Finally COVID and all we made it over to this newcomer at Prospect and Classon Aves which presents its dishes with style and a menu...

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by Lets_enjoy_food 3 months ago

I have been clued out of the food scene for the past 10 years, and now have a week to explore. What are the tastiest items (good enough for a top 10 list) that people have eaten in the 5 NYC boroug...

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by Belkisw 4 months ago

We came to NY in late June for a week to see friends, family and have some good food and I thought worth putting together a little write-up. The highlights were the two Mexican spots we went to,...

NYC Restaurant Week 2021 expands: 7/19-8/22...

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by gutreactions 5 months ago

It's back and apparently bigger than ever. New York City Restaurant Week has expanded and now boasts more than 500 participating eateries in all 5 boroughs. Prices: lunch, $21; dinner, $39; and wha...

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by foodie17 15 years ago

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by edub 5 months ago

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Has anyone seen fresh huitlacoche (also spelled cuitlacoche, and also known as corn smut), the blue fungus that grows on fresh corn, in stores or farmers markets in NYC? It's on a number of menus ...

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by amack 5 months ago

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by vinouspleasure 8 months ago

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by Ari Cohen 17 years ago

OK, does anyone know if these trucks which populate New York city during the summer months are kosher?