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.

The Regional Convenience Stores (Besides Wawa) We Wish Were Everywhere

Whether it’s a 7-Eleven, a Wawa, or a local gas station mini-mart, there’s a nostalgic joy that accompanies popping into a convenient store at any time for a cup of coffee, newspaper, or to satisfy...

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Which NY baseball stadium offers the best food selection?

by gutreactions 3 years ago

The baseball season has arrived! In the New York area both Citi Field and Yankee Stadium claim changes in their food selection. Over the years I have given Citi Field the edge for having better far...

Anyone follow: Gotham Burger Social Club?

by gutreactions 2 months ago

Caught this group on TV recently. They are good friends, New York City professionals, who like noshing on burgers around the city, then rate them on social media platforms like Instagram and Facebo...

Recommendations in Flushing for Vegetarians and Meat Eaters Together

by chefdekoven 2 months ago

Obviously there are lots of good options just wondering if anyone has any particular favorites. Considering Dumpling Galaxy and Spring Shabu Shabu right now. Haven't been to the latter but I know t...

The Best Sichuan I've Ever Found in NYC

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 2 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...

St. Ann's Warehouse area?

by farthing 6 months ago

Places for lunch before a matinee near St Ann's Warehouse, 45 Water Street, Brooklyn? Thank you.

Where to buy live shrimp or prawns in Brooklyn

by Jsuper_0727 2 years ago

I have been looking for live shrimp/prawns in NYC, especially the Brooklyn area. I have been trying to make shrimp sushi, which calls for live shrimp is possible. A lot of places have fresh shri...

Request: Looking for Mock Duck and Scallion Pancake

by lkscheng 2 months ago

I am looking for Mock Duck and Scallion Pancake in the NYC area. Specifics: For Mock Duck, the closest one that i found and like is at Vegetarian Dim Sum House (24 Pell St). I am looking for an...

Chile relleno - traditional

by lemiller610 2 months ago

I am looking for a place that does the classic Chile Relleno with the egg omlette in a red sauce with cheese. I see other chile rellenos on all the "fashionable" mexican menus but none are prepare...

Lucky Lee's framing of an entire cuisine as “unhealthy.”

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . I am not without sympathy for Ms. Haspel. She’s just a normal mompreneur who is trying to balance parenting and work while avoiding gluten, dairy, sugar, GMO oils, brown sauces, and anyone ...

City Island -- Johnny's Reef vs. Tony's -- thoughts?

by bklynbiker 13 years ago

The two rival seafood shacks at the end of the main drag in City Island -- any thoughts, which is better, for which food? I think the one is called Tony's, other is Johnny's Reef. They seem identic...

Grenadilla in NYC?

by awills85 2 months ago

Hi all! I recently went to Peru and fell in love with Grenadilla (similar to passion fruit but sweeter). I'm determined to find a place to buy it in NYC but Google searches aren't helping. Has a...

Cosimo & Johnny's Pizza, Eastchester: a good slice...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

Cosimo & Johnny's Pizzeria opened a couple of months ago in a free-standing space (previously a deli) on White Plains Road in Eastchester and the buzz has been continuous. Johnny's uncle is an owne...

Malaysian Groceries in NYC

by prasantrin 2 months ago

I'm looking for Malaysian grocery stores in NYC. I'd prefer Chinatown, but may be able to travel to Brooklyn, Queens, etc. I'm looking for a very specific item (In-Comix Ginger Tea with Honey, and ...

Gluten free falafel NYC?

by lisaleira 2 months ago

In Israel there’s some yummy GF falafel places with gluten free pita. Anyone know if that exists in NYC? I could buy the falafels and assemble at home w GF pita but there’s something fun about a f...

Wan Chai Seafood in Flushing - Excellent

by Pookipichu 4 years ago

Wan Chai Seafood is a new Cantonese restaurant in Flushing, it's across the street from the handball park next to the LIRR. It's been pretty dead the times I've been there but I don't think ther...

Unusual places to get good stock?

by zbs 3 months ago

Anyone know of some good places / hacks to get stock in the city? I'm currently not disposed to make it myself and I would like to have a ready supply of the good stuff for any projects at hand. I ...

Food Worthy Destination; Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn?

by ThanksVille 3 months ago

Family member due to visit NY Brooklyn with short term post at Fort Hamilton. Coming in from NJ to meet up and take him out for a leisurely dinner. Completely unknown area to us other than r...

Get your designer shopping bags out of the closet...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

Now that New York is banning single use plastic bags from stores and markets, those lovely designer bags we bought can be put to good use, or more consistent use, anyway. They were a 'hot' item for...

Mike Greco of Mike's Deli, Arthur Ave. Dies at 89...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

He was an operatic deli owner from Calabria who brought delight to thousands of shoppers at the legendary indoor Arthur Ave. Retail Market in the 'Little Italy' of the Bronx. Mike's Deli became int...