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Chinatown, New York: A Visitor’s Guide

Chinatown Lanterns, NYC

Chinatown, New York is its own destination: Great for bargain shopping, food, history, and the chance to soak in Chinese immigrant culture, it’s a fantastic neighborhood. But it can also be confusing and chaotic to the first-time visitor… which is why we’ve written this handy guide to exploring Chinatown! Note that New York City has several […]

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The Best Jewish, and Kosher, Food in New York

Russ & Daughters

Looking for kosher food in New York? How about non-kosher Jewish specialties? Luckily, there’s no shortage of Jewish cuisine in the city, including both kosher and non-kosher restaurants and food stores. Much of New York’s Jewish culture stems from the huge influx Eastern European Jews between 1880 and 1920. While “Jewish food” is as diverse as are […]

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The Best Restaurants in Harlem

Harlem Tavern

Looking for great food in Harlem? Luckily, there are lots of excellent restaurants in Harlem, ranging from soul food to Ethiopian, Caribbean to French. The number—and diversity—of restaurants in Harlem come from the community’s mixed heritage. Over the years, Harlem residents have included African Americans from the Deep South, Caribbean immigrants, African transplants, and more recently, […]

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NYC’s Feast of San Gennaro (Updated 2014)

San Gennaro Festival, NYC

New York’s Little Italy becomes a big party during the annual Feast of San Gennaro – September 11 – 21, 2014.  The colorful, chaotic festival honors the patron saint of Naples and includes religious ceremonies, parades, musical performances, carnival games and rides, and lots of great Italian food.  Mulberry Street is lined with stalls and […]

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Manhattan’s “Little Mexico”

Cinco de Mayo is only a few days away, and there are plenty of places in NYC to enjoy a Margarita, chips, and salsa under red, white and green streamers.  But for a unique cultural experience (and truly authentic food), explore one of NYC’s newest ethnic communities: East Harlem’s “Little Mexico.” East Harlem has been […]

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Chinatown Restaurant Week

Love great Asian food? (okay, who doesn’t?)  Well, grab your chopsticks and head to Chinatown Restaurant Week, a celebration of Asian cuisines, including Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Malaysian. Through March 18th seventeen Manhattan Chinatown restaurants will offer special multi-course dinners for $18.88 (tax and gratuity not included). Participating restaurants: Peking Duck House – 28 Mott […]

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NYC Restaurant Week 2012

Foodies rejoice – NYC’s Restaurant Week has returned!  To celebrate its 20th Anniversary, the “week” will last 20 days: January 16th  – February 10, 2012.  Monday – Friday, participating restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixe menus for Lunch at $24.07, and Dinner for $35.00 (not including beverages, tax or gratuities.) Choose from hundreds of restaurants throughout […]

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