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Pho Vietnam, NYC:  Hearty, Healthy and Satisfying

Pho Vietnam, NYC: Hearty, Healthy and Satisfying

If you’re looking for a friendly atmosphere with hearty, healthy food that won’t break the bank, look no further than Pho Vietnam on Chrystie Street. On the first day of our recent visit to New York, our 14-year-old daughter came down with what seemed like […]

Bareburger, Small Town Feel in Bustling Lower Manhattan

Bareburger, Small Town Feel in Bustling Lower Manhattan

Bareburger on William Street is a small space with lots of soul. ¬†Serving up exceptionally tasty food with lots of friendly, small town style. We arrived at Bareburger on William Street late in the day, after having tried several other establishments — all of which […]

Bubble Tea: Kung Fu Tea, Our NYC Chinatown Favorite

Bubble Tea: Kung Fu Tea, Our NYC Chinatown Favorite

While NYC’s Chinatown offers plenty of options for bubble tea, our favorite is Kung Fu Tea on Christie Street in Chinatown. Their tea and bubbles are both super fresh. Plus, they offer an unsurpassed variety of menu options. A visit to New York City’s Chinatown […]

Jing Fong, Dim Sum in the Heart of NYC’s Chinatown

Jing Fong, Dim Sum in the Heart of NYC’s Chinatown

Jing Fong, which is currently NYC Chinatown’s largest restaurant, is renowned for the variety and authenticity of its dim sum. History Jing Fong opened in 1978 on Elizabeth Street in NYC’s nascent Chinatown. ¬†Unfortunately, due to the precarious economic climate in New York City during […]

America’s First Pizzeria, Lombardi’s NYC

America’s First Pizzeria, Lombardi’s NYC

A visit to Lombardi’s is a must on any New York City itinerary. ¬†Lombardi’s is not only America’s first pizzeria, it is also one of its finest — and pizza is certainly an NYC classic. History Eating at Lombardi’s is a visit to another era. […]