Where can you find the best bialy, brioche, burrito, butter crunch, bircj beer, barbecueed rib, or bruschetta in the Big Apple? The answers are in this amazing guide to finding the greatest food treasures in New York's dazzling bakeries, butchers, fish markets, produce stands, cheese shops, gourmet groceries, sandwich carts, spice emporia, kitchenware stores and specialty shops.
A lifelong nosher with an insatiable taste for adventure, Ed Levine has turned his quirky passion into a New York institution, tirelessly seeking out the freshest, most delicious, best-priced scallion pancake, pork sausage, smoked mozzerella, foie gras, Jamaican jerk chicken, key lime pie, cappuccino-brownie ice cream, strawberry lemonade, and just about everything else the city has to offer. This long-awaited revised edition includes: painstakingly detailed, up-to-the-minute coverage of all five boroughs (including expanded coverage of Brooklyn and Queens), an all-new section on the Hamptons, Ed's best-of-the-best restaurant picks, an incredibly complete directory of New York's ethnic markets (you won't know how you lived without it), and more.
Each listing is complete with subway, credit card, and mail-order information. Sidebars tell the stories of New York's colorful, hard-working food heroes.
From the gourmet to the everyday, the jubilant, comprehensive, fun-to-read guide will help both the seasoned and the seasonal New Yorker find the city's crem de la creme.