New York City
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New York City 

Eats & Restaurants

New York City is a food paradise and you can find almost every type of food available in the city including cuisines from around the world. There are literally tens of thousands of restaurants spread across the city’ five boroughs, ranging from the cheap takeaways to classy fine dining establishments. There are also thousands of delis, bodegas, and grocery stores that dot nearly every corner of the city and cheap DIY meals are easy to find. Street foods are in various tastes, from New York City’s famous hot dogs to Middle Eastern kebabs.
TGIF in Times Square, New York City

TGIF in Times Square by Americasroof

Ethnic Cuisines
While Italian restaurants and pizzeria dominate the ethnic food scene, there are also Mexican, Caribbean, Chinese, Korean, Indian, and Middle Eastern eateries to name a few. Those with dietary religious restrictions, there are the halal (Muslim) and kosher (Jewish) establishments. Little Italy at Mulberry Street in Lower Manhattan and at Arthur Avenue in The Bronx offer a plenty of authentic Italian restaurants. If you plan for Chinese dining, then the three major Chinatowns in Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn are great destinations. For South Asian cuisines namely Indian, then head to Little India in the Queen’s neighborhood of Flushing.

The city is a friendly place for vegetarians and there are many vegetarian only restaurants, ranging from the contemporary to traditional Indian vegetarian restaurants. Most importantly, almost every restaurant offer vegetarian dishes in their menu that are more than an afterthought. DIY vegetarians will have no problem finding fresh vegetables, variety of cheeses, bread, and prepared vegetarian foods in the city’s supermarkets. There are also the fruit stalls with ready to eat fruits such as strawberries, bananas, and apples.
Maoz vegetarian restaurant, New York City
Maoz vegetarian restaurant by Eric Chan

From the Stores
Almost every supermarket, grocery store, deli, and bodegas have a prepared foods section where you can make your own salad and other ready to eat foods to take away. Prepared foods include sandwiches, lasagna, pastas, curry and rice, burritos, and tacos. Whole Foods Market is a food supermarket chain with five locations in New York City. Besides preparing your own meals, supermarkets at Whole Foods provide a clean place for customers to sit and eat.

Hello Deli, New York City

Hello Deli by Bwave


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