EMM crew adds an Asian palace to their Bow/FINALE Bowery funplex. Like their MePa hit Catch, Top Chef Hung Huynh mans the menu. Get social with shareable plates. Chinese inspirations in pepper-stea... read more
Latin-Asian mashup from the Crema crew. Hotel Indigo space done up in lucky red, with lanterns and umbrellas extending Oriental vibes. Mondrian-inspired wall panels accent modernity, reaffirming co... read more
Danny Emerman and Mah Chan of nearby Bottino drop this intimate Southeast-Asian/Chinese spot on the west side. Minimalistic décor, with salvaged Chinatown sign hanging on whitewashed brick. ... read more
San Francisco’s famed hole-in-the-wall expands to the LES. Swankier than the original, but still cozy like a dive. Funky orange chintz, wooden chairs hang from the ceiling; kitschy bathrooms ... read more
Bao in the haus, dun. Four Loko scourge and steamed bread wizard Eddie Huang spins off EV sequel to LES original. Expanded offerings of Taiwanese street food, made with love and premium ingredien... read more
Hatches a modern take on a traditional teahouse. High-design interior pits mid-century modern chairs against flashy lights, mirrored walls. (Slick digs all the better for hosting latest incarnation... read more
Every few decades, culinary survivor Michael Chow hooks up NYC with another celebrity magnet. No matter what the year, the vibe always manages to remain distinctly 1986. What up, Mary Boone! The Tr... read more
It doesn't look like much, but the no-nonsense Chinese food is locally renowned. According to Traif owner Jason Marcus, it's the cat's meow. No worries -- cat is not on the menu. But Chinatown's be... read more
Succulent dumplings and hand-cranked snow ice prepared by a row of silent, methodical women. Welcome to the future. Never-ending trays of dumplings, chicken, pork, shrimp, and tofu tucked inside do... read more
Save your singles—you can't make it rain on them here. Despite the name, and the wraparound mirrors, this is a low-key, jiggle-free spot where the action is all on the menu. The lovechild of a coll... read more
Best. Chinese. Ever. Several city locations and we love ‘em all, but hit St. Marks for page after page of “Mao home cooking” menu items. Red-tinged dishes, Sichuan peppercorns wit... read more
You half expect Indiana Jones to come charging through the plastic floral underbrush, chased by 100 Thuggee assassins. Cheap, plentiful Chinese mainstays can stand up to the distractions. House chi... read more
Eat at Joe's. Rare destination that lives up to the hype. Signature dish is the soup dumpling - tasty pork and crab balls flooded with rich broth. But how do they get the soup inside the skin? How!... read more
Cost and health be damned, this is a place to eat you some duck. More than a fair fowl available here, with crispy skin and tangy, mouth-watering flesh. Menu's supporting cast of Chinese standbys d... read more
Exterior enticements limited to window full of newspaper clippings, all glowing reviews that explain why this clanging place is always packed to the gills. Serves up salt-lovers' Shanghainese speci... read more
Popular lunch spot boats extensive menu with Thai dishes, in addition to the usual array of Sushi. Bento box lunch special are a crowd favorite. read more
One of the few no-frills, affordable lunch and dinner spots in the West Village - and of course it's Chinese. Known for their sesame noodles (a rich, peanut butter heaven), pork buns, vegetable dum... read more
A collision of taste and affordability, Vanessa's Dumpling House serves up Beijing-style street food to in-the-know diners with a craving for buns and a good deal. Fresh and handmade, the steamed a... read more
On the border of Little Italy and Chinatown, there is a love affair taking place daily. A very joyful, strange, and delicious marriage between authentic Chinese and Malaysian cuisine, resulting in ... read more
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Oysters and cocktails at 1 Delancey. Named for Marcel Duchamp&rsquo...