Along with a miniature Statue Of Liberty replica and a beer on the ferry after work, the best way to spend $10 in FiDi is lunch at Xi’an Famous Foods. Get two spicy cumin lamb burgers, or the intensely spicy hand-ripped noodles, and sit at a counter seat along the wall or eat in Zuccotti Park a block away.
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Pearl Diner is an old-school diner in FiDi that’s ideal for a very low-key breakfast or lunch.
The Fulton in the South Street Seaport is where you should go to eat phenomenal seafood while looking out at the Brooklyn Bridge.
Caravan Uyghur Cuisine
Caravan Uyghur Cuisine in a great Uyghur spot in FiDi that’s perfect for lunch or takeout.
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The Roast is a spot in Sunset Park that's perfect for when you need to grab a quick meal or several pounds of roast pork.
Sama Street is a Pan-Asian bar and restaurant in Greenpoint that’s a great place to go for cocktails and small plates.
Little Pepper is a Szechuan restaurant in College Point that makes some of our favorite mapo tofu in the city.
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Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodles
Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodles serves, yep you guessed it - hand-pulled noodles, in Chinatown.
Momofuku Noodle Bar
Momofuku Noodle Bar 2.0 (in the Time Warner Center) still has a downtown feel, and the food is really good.
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