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L’Industrie Pizzeria

Hannah Albertine
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Di Fara Pizza

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Trinidad Golden Palace Restaurant

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Brancaccio’s Food Shop

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NYC Review


This counter-service spot in Murray Hill serves inventive Korean-Cajun dishes like gochujang-marinated fried chicken and gumbo with a side of okra kimchi.

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NYC Review

Chrissy's Pizza

Some of the best pizza in Brooklyn is currently being made in an “off-brand home oven” in Bushwick. To get it, you’ll need to DM Chrissy's Pizza on Instagram.

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NYC Review

Jerk House

At this counter-service Caribbean spot in Harlem, something with jerk sauce on it should be your go-to order.

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NYC Review

Old Xi'an Delicacy

Old Xi'an Delicacy serves Northwestern Chinese food in FiDi. Prioritize the cold noodles with tofu skin or anything with cumin lamb.

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NYC Review

Royal Rib House

Royal Rib House has been a Bed-Stuy BBQ hot spot for more than 30 years. The lines are long, but the food is good enough to make you forget about the wait time.

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NYC Review

The Original Soup Kitchen

This place isn't just a destination for George Constanza photos and “No Soup For You” merch. The soup is worth returning for.

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NYC Review

Dave's Hot Chicken

Dave’s Hot Chicken, which started in LA, is a fast food joint with juicy fried chicken that comes in seven spice levels ranging from No Spice to Reaper.

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NYC Review

Ace's Pizza

There are things you need to experience before you die. One of them is Detroit-style pizza, and Ace's Pizza at Rockefeller Center has some of the city's best.

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NYC Review


The problem with this location of Pick-A-Bagel on 77th and Lex is that you’re just not sure what you’re going to get.

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NYC Review

All'Antico Vinaio

The Italian sandwiches from this Florence import are huge, and you'll want to try every single one.

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NYC Review

Chicken & The Egg

This mostly-takeout East Village spot has some of the better fried chicken sandwiches in the city.

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NYC Review

Lady's Seafood & Soulfood

This East Harlem soul food spot serves superior BBQ shrimp and stuffed salmon. Get here early, before they run out for the day.

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NYC Review


Make no mistake, this Syrian and Korean spot in Windsor Terrace does not serve fusion food. Order from both sides of the menu, because both are excellent.

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NYC Review

Charles Pan-Fried Chicken

This Upper West Side outpost of the popular spot that started in Harlem will satisfy your soul food craving whenever it hits.

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NYC Review

Antojitos Mexicanos

Antojitos Mexicanos in Sunset Park has great tacos, and judging by the constant flow of traffic here, people are aware of this.

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NYC Review

Omar's Fine Cuisine

This nondescript Prospect Heights restaurant serves incredible Indian food, tasty fusion pizza, and, yes, even good bagels.

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NYC Review


Instead of taking a 20-hour flight, come to Chard in Union Square for tasty Southeast Asian hawker center food.

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NYC Review

Bellucci's Pizzeria

Stop by this Astoria pizza shop for their pillowy crust, silky vodka sauce, and legendary clam pies.

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NYC Guide

The Best New Pizza In NYC

NYC has a lot of good pizza. These new spots are its rising stars.

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NYC Guide

Where To Eat And Drink In Coney Island

Hot dogs, candy apples, enormous tortas, and more good stuff to eat before you ride the Wonder Wheel.