The Do or Dine chef and new Food Network star took us on a tour of his neighborhood to show off the spots that do Bed-Stuy proud.
You could call Michael Psilakis one of New York's ambassadors of Greek cuisine. As the son of a first generation traditional Greek family on Long Island, Psilakis learned to roast whole lambs on a spit at a young age, and these days is busy maintaining his restaurants in the city and surrounding area. After the jump: his guide to the best Greek shopping and eating in the city.
Top Chef alum Manuel Trevino is busy with his new gig at Marble Lane, but come late night, he's free to explore his Upper East Side neighborhood.
Manhattan can call Larry Reutens one of Singapore's culinary ambassadors to the city. Masak is one of very restaurants in New York that serves Reutens' native food, but it's not Singaporean the way his grandmother made it. "When I cook, I try to marry those traditional flavors with what I can find here at the farmers market or whatever is in season, rather than trying to replicate them entirely." Reutens shared his favorite shopping spots with us, along with some restaurants that offer a taste of home.
The Executive chef of DBGB dishes on where to eat between Park Slope and the Greenwood cemetery.
Yesterday Gabe Thompson spilled about his development as a chef; today he's back to share his favorite neighborhood bites in Chelsea.
Where the restaurateur behind Rosemary's and Bobo goes for breakfast, a divey drink, delivery noodles, and more.
Macaron-makers Simon Tung and Christina Ha spend their days at the new East Village location of Macaron Parlour, but their off time is all Chinatown. Take a look at Simon's picks for noodles, dumplings, roast pork, rice crepes, and more.
Pitmaster Matt Fisher, half of the team behind Fletcher's Barbecue, lives in a neighborhood that respects tradition as much as the 'cue he practices. Click through to see what he eats at his home base in Ridgewood, Queens.
Hooni Kim, the Seoul-born chef of Danji and the newly opened Hanjan, tells us where he gets his kimchi, soy sauce, tofu, and more, along with recommendations for a particularly awesome bibimbap.
We talked to 20 New York City chefs to get the scoop on their favorite burgers in the city. Click through the slideshow to see them all, or check out the full list here.
The Red Cat's chef and restaurateur gives equal billing to Chelsea's empanada nomads and temples to Italian fine dining.
Bill Telepan's lived on the Upper West Side for 21 years. Here are his picks for the Chinese takeout that's never let him down and a go-to taco truck for your carnitas cravings.
We've been chatting with chefs and food writers for a full year to get the scoop on their favorite neighborhood eats. Here are some of our favorite guides.
Laurent Tourondel may a French chef, but he has some American tastes, including a strong Shack Shack craving and a healthy respect for New York Italian food. Check out his Harlem favorites!
The master sommelier and owner of Corkbuzz tells us where she goes in the neighborhood for wine, cocktails, late night cheese plates, and more.
Born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, Hugh Acheson has made a name for himself as a true American chef. He went straight for the heart—and gullet—of our country's food scene: the South. The Top Chef judge has won two James Beard awards, one for his cookbook A New Turn in the South, and one for Best Chef Southeast, and he is the chef/partner of the Athens, Georgia, restaurants Five and Ten and The National, as well as the Atlanta restaurant Empire State South. Here are four of his favorite burgers in his hometown of Athens.
Whether Basque chef Luis Bollo is searching for fresh fish to dry and salt himself, or wants to sit down to tortilla espanola the way his grandmother used to make it, here are the places he goes for a taste of home.
The chief food critic for the Village Voice shares his neighborhood favorites with us.
Recette's pastry chef lives in the neighborhood where she grew up and her parents still call home. But Whitestone isn't just diners and Italian joints anymore, says Christina; as the demographic changes, the food scene has begun to grown and expand.
A Voce chef Missy Robbins tells us her favorite places to go for pizza, General Tso's, and some awesome waffle fries.
Chris Bradley, the executive chef of Danny Meyer's latest restaurant inside the Whitney Museum of Art Untitled, is something of a pioneer: he's lived in Gowanus, the neighborhood bordering Park Slope and Caroll Gardens, for the past four years. His commute to work isn't speedy, but it's worth it to live in a place that he thinks is going to make it big in the next year. "It's one of those frontier lands where rent is still cheap," he says. "The young and the hungry will come."
Einat Admony makes the city's best falafel at Taim and some of its best Israeli food at Balaboosta. So where does she go to buy ingredients like hummus, eat out with her kosher parents, and take care of that knafeh craving? Take a look to find out.
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