Outer Boroughs

Find out where to eat in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx. And share your insider recommendations for restaurants, food shops, and bars.

8 Reasons Astoria, Queens Is Cooler Than Brooklyn

If you’re in New York City, Astoria, Queens should definitely be on your radar. Here’s why. I’m not sure how scientifically sound such a statistic is, but in a September 2019 feature by Time Out, Astoria...

What is your go to NYC Malaysian?

by chefdekoven 3 years ago

Hey I was just curious where people think the go to Malaysian place is in NYC right now. I have tried Sentosa, PappaRich, Taste Good Malaysian, and most recently Pilau Penang. Curry Leaves and the ...

NYC Restaurant Week/Winter: Jan. 21-Feb. 9...

by gutreactions 24 days ago

Here it is again. Participating restaurants around New York City will be offering a 2-course Lunch for $26, and a 3-course Dinner for $42. Do you take advantage? Who on the list seem to have the be...

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Major Craving For Frutigran, Where To Buy?

by davidseth 9 years ago

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Looking for a solid mid-range place in Brooklyn for 50 pax

by Agordo 18 days ago

Hi my girlfriend and I are eloping in early May. Afterwards comes the impossible task of hosting meals with various families. For my Haitian side (i'm all mixed up), I am looking for a place in Bro...

Gov. Cuomo wants to expand alcohol sales at movie theaters...

by gutreactions 27 days ago

As part of his State of the State message, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York is proposing expanded alcohol sales at movie theaters. Sipping a craft brew or a glass of wine while watching a hit film sou...

Authentic Panama Cuisine in NY

by cadireon 11 years ago

Ceviche, Plantanos Rellenos, Carimanola ... I want to get the closest to authentic that I can in NYC. Any suggestions? I need to know what this stuff really tastes like in order to replicate it!!! ...

Chinese New Year 2020 in metro New York!

by gutreactions 20 days ago

The Chinese New Year, Year of the Rat, is coming January 25th and will last 15 days. Do you mark it at home, or do you visit a favorite restaurant to celebrate in the metro New York area? If you co...

ISO lunch companions Jackson Hts/Elmhurst/Woodside

by howdini 3 months ago

My gf and I are settling in to our new digs in a beautiful co-op in JH. I work at night, so my days are free to explore the culinary wonderland right outside my door, but dining alone limits the va...

Hot Pot NYC Thoughts...

by chefdekoven 1 year ago

Hey, I am wondering what people think about hot pot in general, and what some of your favorites might be? I have tried a few, and while the concept is fun, I never feel super happy about it. The on...

In Search Of A Cooking Class For A 50th Birthday Present In Manhattan Or Brooklyn

by sgny 23 days ago

Looking for a cooking/baking class in Manhattan or Brooklyn for a 50th Birthday present. I know and have been to DeGustibus at Macy’s so looking for something different. Thanks.

Flushing Golden Mall - basement is closed

by kimijye2 1 month ago

Whoa, a friend told me last night that the underground Golden Mall in Flushing has closed, taking with it our favorite dumpling spot. We called it the Three Ladies dumpling restaurant – located ...

'Savor the Bronx' Restaurant Week, Jan. 6-17, 2020...

by gutreactions 1 month ago

The 9th annual 'Savor the Bronx' Restaurant Week will take place January 6-17 with an international roster of Bronx eateries offering special incentive menus and on the spot discounts. Participatin...

Winter Farmers' Markets 2020, greater Westchester County...

by gutreactions 1 month ago

Which Farmers Markets are moving indoors in greater Westchester County, N.Y. this winter, and what do you look for this time of the year? I see that Mamaroneck's Winter Farmers' Market has moved to...

Looking to try Sundae (Korean blood sausage!)

by borisabrams 2 months ago

Hi! I would love to try Korean blood sausage, Sundae, either on its own or in a stew. I have yet to try it! Does anyone know a good place in New York area that prepares it particularly well...

Request: Looking for Mock Duck and Scallion Pancake

by lkscheng 10 months ago

I am looking for Mock Duck and Scallion Pancake in the NYC area. Specifics: For Mock Duck, the closest one that i found and like is at Vegetarian Dim Sum House (24 Pell St). I am looking for an...

Excellent Chinese spot in Flushing or NYC Chinatown

by kimijye2 1 month ago

For Monday-before-Christmas lunch next week, we are looking for a lunch spot in Flushing or NYC Chinatown that serves excellent Chinese food. If it is an upscale venue, even better – but it doesn't...

Norgaard's Bakery in Astoria

by wincountrygirl 8 years ago

Is there anyone out there who remembers this wonderful bakery in Astoria? I think they must have closed in the 70's. My favorite item was their rainbow cookies. There's are the standard by which ...

Chinese Restaurants Are Closing

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by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . the share of Chinese restaurants in the top 20 metropolitan areas has been consistently falling. Five years ago, an average of 7.3 percent of all restaurants in these areas were Chinese, co...

What are your favorite Holiday Venues in metro NY?

by gutreactions 2 months ago

Whether you've been naughty or nice, it's time to gather with friends and family and enjoy the Holiday Season. What are your favorite venues for dining & cocktails this time of the year? Places tha...

Introduction to Ramen

by borisabrams 2 months ago

Hi! So for the last four years I have really been on a low carb diet, all the while New York City has been on a ramen explosion. Now, off the said-diet I want to see what I have been missin...