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12 Tourist Spots in New York That Are Actually Good

New York The Serious Eats Team 32 comments

Any number of guidebooks, newspaper articles, airline magazine roundups, or TV shows can give first-time New York visitors a lengthy eating itinerary. Unfortunately, their recommendations aren't always the best. The good news? Some oft-visited tourist destinations really do have great food. Here are our favorites. More

What's the Best Hot Dog in New York?

New York Carey Jones 14 comments

All the polls! Today in the Serious Eats New York People's Choice Awards, we have one simple question for you: What's your favorite hot dog in New York? Street cart, Papaya, or cheffy haute dogs, we want to hear your... More

Hot Dog Of The Week: New York City's Papaya Dog

Hawk Krall 5 comments

"If you're like me, you've always wondered what tropical fruit drinks have to do with hot dogs. But the strange combination surprisingly works." Past Weeks' Dogs 24-Hour DogSlaw DogPuka DogThe Philly ComboTijuana DogsTexas WeinersFlo's Hot Dogs New York City just might be the hot dog capital of the world. Ever since Feltman's started selling frankfurters on rolls on Coney Island in 1871, the hot dog has been part of the city's culture. Recently New York has become home to all sorts of variations including Kobe Beef dogs, Colombian hot hogs, and even lard-butter basted hot dogs covered in pork braised beans. It's hard to pin down one style as the classic, quintessential New York City hot dog, but The Papaya... More

Ed Levine's Updated Guide to the Best Hot Dogs in NYC

New York Ed Levine 4 comments

The 10 Best Hot Dogs in New York City More

'Consumer Reports' Doesn't Know Hot Dogs

Ed Levine 8 comments

The good folks at Consumer Reports may know cars and appliances, but apparently their tasters don't know much about hot dogs. The magazine just released its hot dog taste test results. Hebrew National came out on top. Hebrew National is a fine-tasting dog, don't get me wrong, but ever since the kosher police ruled that natural casings were not kosher, Hebrew National's dogs no longer rule. They don't have that great snap that's required of a truly great hot dog.... More

'Consumer Reports' Doesn't Know Hot Dogs

Ed Levine 8 comments

The good folks at Consumer Reports may know cars and appliances, but apparently their tasters don't know much about hot dogs. The magazine just released its hot dog taste test results. Hebrew National came out on top. Hebrew National is a fine-tasting dog, don't get me wrong, but ever since the kosher police ruled that natural casings were not kosher, Hebrew National's dogs no longer rule. They don't have that great snap that's required of a truly great hot dog.... More

Martha Digs Dogs

Adam Kuban 1 comment

New York magazine's foodblog Grub Street interviews Papaya King Alexander Poulus, who name drops his celebrity clientele: Papaya King Originally uploaded to Flickr by trudence. Woody Allen is a frequent customer. Tony Roberts. Eliot Spitzer and Mark Green. Charlie Rangel comes in here very frequently. Ex-President Clinton came here shortly after he moved into Harlem. It was about 9:15, so there was no one else in the store, just one other customer. He stayed for three or four minutes. Martha Stewart comes in; she loves our franks. With a net worth of $970 million, Ms. Stewart could afford 541,899,441 original dogs (priced at $1.79).... More

My Top 6 Hot Dogs in Manhattan: What's yours?

New York Ed Levine 12 comments

ELE's Jeff asked for my list of the best hot dogs in Manhattan: Photo courtesy of liaoyusheng.com Gray's Papaya: Great natural casing, all-beef dog made by Marathon, Sabrett's parent company. I ask for mine well-done, not that any of the... More

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