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Have an excellent outdoor lunch and show some love to Chinatown’s dim sum restaurants.
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The salted egg prawns at West New Malaysia in Chinatown are one of the best things to eat in a neighborhood that's full of good things to eat.
August 3, 2023
This cafe chain is a mecca for matcha lovers.
July 5, 2023
The over-the-top, almost creamy bingsoo at Sweet Moment in Chinatown is great for sharing.
June 23, 2023
The Japanese desserts at this small Chinatown cafe are little works of art, and taste as good as they look.
June 21, 2023
The comfort food at this Hong Kong-style cafe in Chinatown is designed to be photographed. In a refreshing plot twist, it tastes good, too.
June 7, 2023
Grab lunch at this Malaysian restaurant when you need to take refuge from the bustle of Chinatown.
June 1, 2023
Golden Unicorn is a restaurant above a bank in Chinatown where you can eat some dim sum while a wedding reception is going down nearby.
May 25, 2023
Sanmiwago is a Taiwanese dumpling shop on Bowery that's perfect for a quick lunch.
May 11, 2023
For a festive dim sum experience or a Cantonese dinner with a huge group, head to House of Joy in Chinatown.
King Dumplings is a tiny shop on Hester street that makes great, inexpensive dumplings.
This Chinatown restaurant specializes in dishes like stuffed tofu and salt baked chicken from the Hakka community.
May 10, 2023
A Chinatown classic, Mee Sum Cafe is the perfect place to drink a milk tea and eat some chicken over rice at 8am.
Honestea is a boba shop in Chinatown with photogenic drinks in unique cups.
If you have a few dollars in your pocket, go spend them on shrimp-stuffed rice rolls at Yi Ji Shi Mo in Chinatown.
This counter-service spot in the basement of a nearly-abandoned Chinatown mall has decent dumplings and some very juicy and flavorful steamed pork buns.
March 30, 2023
Shinka, tucked away inside a Chinatown hotel, is a great place to drink, watch sports, and eat a unique bowl of ramen with brisket and bone marrow.
November 22, 2022
Burger by Day is a counter-service spot in Chinatown that has some of the best smashburgers and fried chicken sandwiches in the city.
November 17, 2022
At this sleek, serious yakitori spot in Chinatown you’ll have bites of food so simple and perfect they’ll move you near tears.
October 31, 2022
On the border of Chinatown and the LES, Potluck Club offers a playful take on Cantonese-American food.
October 19, 2022
Alimama is a dessert shop in Chinatown that specializes in mochi doughnuts and boba-filled cream puffs.
September 21, 2022
Every morning at the corner of Hester and Elizabeth, you'll find this cart serving simple, springy, and pleasantly chewy meat-filled rice rolls that start at $1.50.
September 13, 2022
North Dumpling makes extra-gingery dumplings for $3.50 a pop. It’s one of our favorite dumpling counters in Chinatown.
August 22, 2022
Taiyaki in Chinatown is a Japanese bakery that makes fish-shaped cakes full of soft serve.
Round K is an all-day Korean cafe in Chinatown serving good food and exciting coffee.
August 2, 2022