New York is a city that’s famous for a lot of things. It’s one of the biggest centers for business in the world, the backdrop for numerous films, and has more tall buildings than anywhere else on Earth. But New York, as a thriving metropolis, is also the home of some of the USA’s finest eateries, making it a great place to visit for foodies all over the world. Check out the following New York food experiences you must try out if you visit the Big Apple.
Visit Katz’s Delicatessen
The average Fortune 500 firm spends about 20 years in the S&P, on average. That’s if it has a good run. Katz’s Delicatessen, however, has been in business in New York since 1888 – that’s 131 years. What’s made the outlet so successful is the way that it combines delicious pastrami with other sandwich ingredients (including melted cheese) giving customers a unique experience. The success of the eatery is so profound that there are queues out of the door most lunchtimes as workers seek out the perfect ratio of meat to cheese to bun.
Check Out Budweiser-Marinated Chicken
Budweiser marinated chicken might sound like a misnomer, but we’re here to tell you that it’s anything but. Spicy Village is an eatery in New York’s Chinatown where you can find a range of American-inspired Chinese dishes that will blow your socks off. Just like many Italian pizzerias in the city adapted their menus for the American palate, so too does Spicy Village.
One of the most popular dishes on the menu is the Spicy Big Tray Chicken. Here you get a deep fried chicken in a kind of Chinese broth with dumplings, just for that extra comfort factor. Go with an empty stomach because you’ll be fed exceptionally well.
If you’re on Broadway buying NYC show tickets, then take a small detour to Times Square where you’ll find the Halal Guys. The Halal Guys are street food vendors that operate out of a mobile kiosk on the square but have build up a reputation for offering some of New York’s most exquisite street food: great for visitors making their way around the city.
The secret to the success of the Halal Guys lies in their use of sauce. The “guys” have two sauces which they cryptically name “red” and “white.” The combination of these two sauces is a taste explosion you won’t easily forget. No wonder people keep on going back for more.
The Classic Russ And Daughters Sandwich
If you’re in the 2nd Avenue area and are looking for somewhere to get a delicious gravlax sandwich, then you might want to check out Russ and Daughters Appetizers. The deli offers food in the authentic New York style, including smoked salmon bagels with fresh cream cheese.
Try Ethiopian Cuisine
New York is a melting pot, so it should come as no surprise that the city hosts Meske Ethiopian, a traditional Ethiopia-inspired restaurant. All meals come served on top of a teff pancake – a type of giant, yet soft and spongy tortilla with a deep rich flavor.