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  • Southern Red Velvet Cake
    looks good; recognized in USA Today, New York Times and other publications
5.0 out of 5
23 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay won [recipe]; no longer a storefront...must call to order and pick-up
2
  • Beef Marrow & Oxtail Marmalade
4.5 out of 5
846 ratings
3
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "New York"
  • Fried Chicken
    free-range chicken brined in sweet tea; dredged in milk, flour & spices; deep fried in pressure fryer; comes w/ biscuit & salad greens; "juiciest fried chicken I've ever had"-Jeff Mauro; looks good
4.5 out of 5
641 ratings
southern food; trivia: bobwhite is a quail
4
  • Canard a la Presse (Pressed Duck)
    side-table presentation; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1384 ratings
"an elegant and vibrant ambiance, gracious service and a delectable menu...(w/) contemporary furnishings and finishes over the restaurant's grand neo-classical architecture" (from its website)
5
  • Doughnuts
    gourmet doughnuts
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly Doughnut
    square doughnut w/ traditional hole, injected w/ blackberry jelly w/in doughnut circle and coated in peanut butter glaze; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3001 ratings
#89 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 1994 using grandfather's doughnut recipe; gourmet doughnuts
6
Etats-Unis: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Etats-Unis (CLOSED)
(11 ratings)

242 E 81st St Map It!
New York, NY
(212) 517-8826
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Chocolate"
  • Chocolate Souffle
4.5 out of 5
11 ratings
CLOSED
7
  • Thanksgiving Dinner
    3-course meal w/ options for each course; Michael got the following: 1st-seared foie gras served on Concord grape gelee; 2nd-butternut squash risotto w/ sage & spice butter; 3rd-roasted organic free range turkey w/ duck confit sour cherry stuffing, root vegetables and potato puree, cranberry compote and fortified turkey jus; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1429 ratings
opened in 1984; many accolades including James Beard Foundation Award - Outstanding Restaurant (2002), only restaurant to have received five consecutive three-star reviews from the New York Times; Other Recipes: Crushed White Bean Bruschetta w/ White Truffle Oil | Red Snapper Braised w/ Rosemary, Potatoes, & Garlic Confit | Shrimp, Spiced Mango, & Avocado Salad w/ Citrus Dressing
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Greek: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Greek
(415 ratings)

458 Greenwich St Map It!
New York, NY 10013
(646) 476-3941
thegreektribeca.com
As Seen On:
Iron Chef Eats, Episode: "Comfort Food"
  • Garides Saganaki
    "shrimp w/ the melted cheese"; large shrimp, ouzo essence, organic tomato, melted cheese, fennel seeds
  • Paidakia
    double cut rosemary grilled New Zealand lamb chops, seasonal vegetables; looks good
4.5 out of 5
415 ratings
rustic village taverna (w/ the feel of a gastropub) where it's a cozy restaurant, bar & hangout
9
Jean Georges: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Jean GeorgesSee Jean Georges Video
(1690 ratings)

1 Central Park W Map It!
New York, NY 10023
(212) 299-3900
www.jean-georges.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Chocolate"
  • Chocolate Tasting Menu
4.5 out of 5
1690 ratings
multiple accolades include NY Times (4 stars), Michelin Guide (3 stars), AAA (5 diamonds)
10
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Crunchy"
  • Crispy Black Bass
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
2134 ratings
James Beard Award winner (2003); executive chef: Eric Ripert
11
Levain Bakery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Levain BakerySee Levain Bakery Video
(6574 ratings)

167 W 74th St Map It!
New York, NY 10023
(212) 874-6080
www.levainbakery.com
  • Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookie
    owners' personal favorite cookie; crunchy on the outside & gooey in the inside; "truly life-altering"-Rocco Dispirito; looks good!
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
    large & thick cookie (6 oz. each); looks good!
4.5 out of 5
6574 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [Bobby's recipe]; opened in 1995; business mission: bake everything fresh and on site each day and to donate the day's leftovers to charity each night
12
Modern: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
ModernSee Modern Video
(825 ratings)

9 W 53rd St Map It!
New York, NY 10019
(212) 333-1220
www.themodernnyc.com
  • Liverwurst
4.5 out of 5
825 ratings
13
Pylos: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pylos
(1021 ratings)

128 E 7th St Map It!
New York, NY 10009
(212) 473-0220
www.pylosrestaurant.com
  • Moussaka
    layers of lightly sauteed eggplant, zucchini & potato baked in a clay dish w/ aromatic ground meat sauce & bechamel
4.5 out of 5
1021 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay won [recipe]; traditional Greek cuisine; Michelin star restaurant from consulting chef Diane Kochilas (writer of 18 Greek cookbooks)
14
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Sliced"
  • Gaspe Nova (Smoked Salmon)
    super thinly sliced; get on toasted everything bagel w/ cream cheese; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1752 ratings
15
  • Falafel
    deep-fried balls made of ground chickpeas & spices
4.5 out of 5
1412 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay won [recipe]; opened in 2005; "a menu centered around street food with a gourmet twist" (from its website); voted best falafel in NYC (NY Magazine - 2006)
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Taureau: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Taureau
(543 ratings)

558 Broome St Map It!
New York, NY 10013
(212) 228-2222
www.taureaunyc.com
As Seen On:
Throwdown With Bobby Flay, Episode: "Fondue"
  • Perigord Fondue
    Italian Gran Padano (18 Month old parmesan) & white american w/ truffle mushrooms & truffle oil
4.5 out of 5
543 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay won; offering 3 type of fondue: cheese, Bourguignonne (meat) & dessert
17
  • Dessert Nachos
    various triangle-shaped homemade cookies, rice crispy squares, brownies topped w/ hot fudge & whipped cream served in a nachos tray
4.5 out of 5
245 ratings
CLOSED; est. 2007; "I love treats. I love them. A lot. I believe in treats. I believe in those little moments in the middle of an ordinary day when you treat yourself or a friend to a cookie." (from its website); check website for up-to-date location
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Uncle Gussy's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Uncle Gussy's
(394 ratings)

Park Ave & 51 St Map It!
New York, NY 10079
(929) 600-1111
unclegussys.com
  • Chicken/Lamb Rice Platter
  • Gyros
4.5 out of 5
394 ratings
oldest food truck in NYC; Greek food; long lines
19
  • WMD (Wafel of Massive Deliciousness)
    unlimited dinges (toppings); Sunny gets chocolate syrup, Dulce de Leche, strawberry slices, whipped cream and chopped walnuts; looks good; dinges for Throwdown had spekuloos spread & whipped cream on liege wafel
  • BBQ Pulled Pork Wafel
    Belgian waffle topped with BBQ sauce, pulled barbecue pork, coleslaw, coolickle (Kool Aid marinated pickles); to eat, fold in half to make a sandwich
4.5 out of 5
1508 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [recipe]; yellow food truck serving "good things Belgian"; location varies daily...check website to find location
20
2nd Avenue Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
2nd Avenue Deli
(1016 ratings)

162 E 33rd St Map It!
New York, NY 10016
(212) 689-9000
www.2ndavedeli.com
As Seen On:
Food Wars, Episode: "New York: Pastrami"
  • Pastrami Sandwich
    steamed twice for extra juiciness; machine-cut, thinner-sliced
4.0 out of 5
1016 ratings
Food War: Katz's vs. 2nd Ave... Katz's won (3-votes-to-2); opened in 1954; moved in 2007 (originally on 2nd Ave); family-friendly, more relaxed
21
Aldea: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Aldea
(554 ratings)

31 W 17th St Map It!
New York, NY 10011
(212) 675-7223
aldearestaurant.com
  • Arroz De Pato (Duck Rice)
    almost paella-like; duck confit, chorizo, olive, clementine; looks good
4.0 out of 5
554 ratings
opened in 2009
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Amy Ruth's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Amy Ruth'sSee Amy Ruth's Video
(2165 ratings)

113 W 116th St Map It!
New York, NY 10026
(212) 280-8779
www.amyruthsharlem.com
  • Rev. Al Sharpton
    top seller; chicken & waffles
4.0 out of 5
2165 ratings
#93 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); est. 1998; authentic Southern cuisine; dishes named after famous people
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As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "New York"
  • Artichoke Pizza
    signature pizza; thin crust; white sauce, pecorino romano cheese, mozzarella & artichoke; slices almost plate-sized; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3604 ratings
take-out only; multiple locations w/in NYC
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B & H Dairy: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
B & H DairySee B & H Dairy Video
(420 ratings)

127 2nd Ave Map It!
New York, NY 10003
(212) 505-8065
  • Blueberry Blintzes
    blueberry preserves wrapped in crepe-like skin, shaped into a roll and pan-fried and topped w/ blueberry pie filling
4.0 out of 5
420 ratings
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  • French Fries
  • Roasted Pepper and Caramelized Onion Quiche
    w/ gruyere cheese & mixed greens; "to die for" -Geoffrey Zakarian
  • Sour Cream-Hazelnut Waffles
    w/ warm berries & creme fraiche
4.0 out of 5
2651 ratings
opened in 1997; old Parisian-style bistro serving traditional bistro fare from breakfast through late-night supper
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