161 "Impressing Out of Towners" restaurants in New York.
The best birria taco truck in NYC has a second home on Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg. Get in line.
The Chinelos Birria Tacos truck is usually parked in Long Island City right by the water, and they make fantastic, consomme-drenched birria tacos.
This East Village Japanese restaurant specializes in shabu shabu and sukiyaki using high-quality beef.
This East Village institution is one of the few tourist traps actually worth a visit in the neighborhood. Get a cannoli and a box of rainbow cookies.
Fox Bread Bakery is a takeout-only spot run by an ex-Le Coucou chef in Crown Heights.
Blue Willow is an upscale Chinese restaurant in Midtown that specializes in Szechuan and Hunan food.
Yellow Rose in the East Village specializes in fantastic Texan food and homemade tortillas made with Sonoran flour.
Like its other locations around the city, Xi’an Famous Foods’ Flushing location serves spicy, satisfying western Chinese food we often dream about.
Shelsky’s in Cobble Hill is a classic Jewish appetizing and deli spot, with some of the chewiest and best bagels in Brooklyn.
Ling’s is an iconic food cart on Canal Street in Chinatown that’s been making spherical dough puffs since 1982.
Abu’s Homestyle Bakery in Bed-Stuy is one of the few places that sells navy bean pie in the city - and you should try it.
Szechuan Mountain House is a casual Szechuan spot in Flushing that makes some of our mapo tofu in the city.
Chuan Tian Xia in Sunset Park makes Szechuan food you should plan your weekend around.