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.

Best New Regional & Cultural Cookbooks for Fall 2019

There are so many new cookbooks coming out this fall we'll still be working our way out of the pile come spring. It helps to organize things a little, so we've been splitting titles up into various...

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Pharmacy to Farm

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . Pharmacy to Farm started as a New York City Health Department pilot program in the spring of 2017, funded by the USDA’s Farm Bill. When patients pick up their blood pressure medication at p...

Best dim sum parlors in Flushing

by budcar 2 months ago

Currently, Lake Pavillion is my go to place, now that Jade Asian is shut. Asian Jewels is still operative. Any other recs?

Gloria pizza heads that think Amore pizza are the same owners?

by SAM 14 years ago

Im sorry to say but I keep reading how everybody thinks that the Amore pizza shop in the pathmark mall in Whitestone are the same owners as the infamous Gloria's pizza that was once on Main st. T...

What Happened to Menupages?

by small h 1 year ago

The interface is different, and restaurants I'm pretty sure were included before (Congee Village, Wu's Wonton King) are nowhere to be found. It seems to have merged with Grubhub and only lists rest...

You tiao and dou jiang in Flushing or Manhattan

by kimijye2 2 months ago

Looking for really tasty you tiao. My Manhattan Chinatown source dried up and I need a new source. It's an essential part of my favorite breakfast spread.

Long forgotten restaurants in Flushing, Queens

by Maria 19 years ago

I, too, remember Old Roma. Not because I ate there (my family was adverse to "western" foods), but because it had its own parking lot in the middle of downtown Flushing!! So, as a child, it seeme...

Queens Bukharan Bread

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 2 months ago

There used to be a sweaty narrow storefront bakery in Rego Park/Forest Hills area (not Kew Gardens) making highly traditional Bukharan/Uzbek breads (kosher, I believe) the old fashioned way. I used...

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...

Syrian/Lebanese Bayside, Queens

by Motosport 2 months ago

Are there any decent Syrian/Lebanese sit down restaurants in or close to Bayside, Queens. I see Afghan, Turkish and Israeli places but we're really in the mood for Syrian/Lebanese such as Tanore...

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

by gutreactions 4 months 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...

Only in New York... neighborhood restaurants you would head to first

by kayreed 1 year ago

DH and I will be visiting Manhattan (staying in the Upper West Side) and Brooklyn over Memorial Day weekend. We like to find restaurants using the Calvin Trillin method (i.e. asking a local "if you...

Good, Tandoori and goat curry?

by borisabrams 2 months ago

Hi! Having moved from the UK to New York, I have pretty high standards when it comes to any North Indian food. With the exception of Punjabi Deli in the East Village, I have yet to find a good ...

Arthur Ave Restaurants

by eldogg 2 months ago

After having been to Dominicks many times over the years, I wanted to try something different. So yesterday, I went to Mario's. I was very disappointed. I ordered a Caesar Salad that just didn't ta...

Ilocano, Filipino restaurant

by borisabrams 2 months ago

Hi there, I was wondering if there are any restaurants in the NYC area that specialize in the food of the Ilocano region of the Philippines? (It does not have to be exclusive but if i can find ...

Consistently good Pancita de Res.

by borisabrams 2 months ago

Hi! I am on the hunt for a solid Pancita dee Res, a Mexican tripe stew. I had an excellent one down at Tacos El Bronco and Tacos Matamoros, both in Sunset Park. However, living in Williamsburg ...

I think it is the best fried chicken sandwich...

by stuartlafonda 2 months ago

...all credit to former 'hound Joey Destefano for this amazing find. Thigh meat perfectly fried to seal in the juice. Just hot enough (I like heat), just the right amount of sweet (I don't like...

Bistro SK on City Island closed...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

They opened in 2011 offering City Island in the Bronx a French bistro, but have now shuttered. They also had a brief run in Eastchester, at a spot now under new ownership called D'Gabby, which is s...

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...

Ham shanks

by momosz 3 months ago

Hi, Does anyone know where I can buy fresh ham shanks in Manhattan or Queens? Thanks