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Where To Eat Pork Buns In NYC
Not all pork buns are created equal. These are our favorites in the city.
Tao Hong Bakery
Get a terrific, meaty pork bun and some sweets at Tao Hong Bakery in Chinatown, and enjoy them at the park across the street.
The thing to get at this Chinese bakery in Two Bridges is their sweet and salty pork bun, but they also have have a full selection of pastries and coffee drinks.
Fu Zhou Wei Zhong Wei Jia Xiang Feng Wei
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.
Cosenza's Fish Market
Stop by the sidewalk oyster bar at this Arthur Avenue fish market for freshly shucked shellfish. Sometimes, they even have sea urchin.
Calabria Pork Store
Calabria Pork Store is a deli in the Bronx with lots and lots of sausages hanging from the ceiling.
Kori's Eats is a counter service spot for chicken and waffles in Mott Haven. We really love their jerk ribs.
There are two ways to eat at Noz Market: omakase in the back room, or handrolls up front. You'll get excellent fish and rice either way.
The brisket at Dumbo's Bark Barbecue is among the best in the city, but some of their other smoked meats fall short.
Come to this popular vegan chain in Fort Greene for chopped cheese, burgers, and someone calling you a slut and a virgin.
Rocco's Italian Sausages & Philly Cheese Steaks
Once you're done shopping at the Home Depot in Long Island City, get a cheese steak or an Italian sausage sandwich at Rocco's, right by the entrance.
Olde City Cheesesteaks & Brew
The name of this sports bar in Nomad says it all. Come here for cheesesteaks and beer, and you'll be happy.
You'll want the Juicy Lucy and the cheesesteak at this tiny spot in the East Village, so get both—even if it means coming by yourself and taking home leftovers.
Playita is a small mariscos and taco spot on the LES that you should prioritize the next time when you want some really good takeout.
Effin Egg is a fast casual spot in Flatiron that specializes in—you guessed it—eggs. Stick to their breakfast sandwiches and avoid anything with scrambled eggs.
Okiboru House of Tsukemen
Expect a line at this noodle shop on the LES. You can't go wrong with either the tsukemen or the tontori ramen, which are the only two things on the menu.
No matter what you're in the mood for, you'll find something that sounds good at this Italian sandwich shop located on the concourse at Rockefeller Center.
You can't go wrong with any baked items at the Rockefeller Center location of this Israeli bakery, but the chocolate babka should be your top priority.
Stop by the Rockefeller Center outpost of this David Chang mini-chain when you're in a hurry and want some aggressively seasoned fried chicken.