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The Best Restaurants That You Need To Try In New York City

New York City continues to be one of the most popular cities for tourists to visit for many reasons. Not only is there an array of things to do, but there are countless places to eat throughout the city. Because of how many restaurants are located in New York City, it can be difficult for […]

How to Experience NYC Like a Local

Are you visiting NYC for a day or more? Want to experience NYC like the locals? Then forget about the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building. With that said, here are some of the best places to go to experience NYC like a true local: 1) Central Park. This may sound like a […]

Restaurant Week Recap: The Best Dishes You Needed to Try

With restaurant week having a great run last week in NYC, there are certain amazing staple dishes that restaurant goers never seem to tire of. See below for the best staple dishes for every restaurant week in New York City.  Razor Clams A typical clam normally comes in the form of a heart-shaped shell while […]

The 4 Best Pizza Places in New York City

When you think New York cuisine, you think pizza. Tourists come to New York City for a number of reasons, and the pizza is certainly one of them. No one can leave New York without trying a slice of pizza. There are so many places to get delicious pizza in New York that it’s hard […]

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Melissa Ko’s Favorite East Village Restaurants

One of the most beautiful parts of living in New York is that there is always somewhere delicious to eat. World renowned chefs flock to NYC to put their culinary skills on display, and no matter where you are, every variation of restaurant imaginable is just a short subway (or taxi) ride away. I’ve lived […]

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Melissa Ko’s Favorite Korean Restaurants

It’s a wonderful thing to be able to find a taste of your first home in your current home. That’s how it feels when I stumble upon delicious Korean food in New York City. There is no other comfort quite like being able to walk into a restaurant and be greeted with flavors, smells, and […]

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