Located in the Bronx, Papaye is a long-standing Ghanaian restaurant that offers Joloff rice with stewed chicken or fried fish. This dish is mild, but you can add a hot sauce called shito to make it spicier. Casa Carmen is the first American branch of the Ramírez Degollado family, led by renowned Mexican chef Carmen “Titita” Ramírez Degollado. The restaurant features a 2500 square foot space with 105 seats, and serves dishes like Yucatero Panuchos and Xico Chicken with mole.
Hwa Yuan, a former popular restaurant in Chinatown, is credited with introducing cold sesame noodles to New York. For an exclusive Indian dining experience, visit the team behind Dhamaka and Masalawala & Sons. Katz's has been around since 1888 and is known for its pastrami. Thiru Kumar's Washington Square Park food cart serves steakhouse classics and modern dishes like clam kimsino and crunchy forest goose mushrooms.
Vietnamese restaurants have become more popular in New York City, and Spumoni Gardens in Gravesend is a must-visit for its foie gras torchon and roasted chicken. Eric Ripert's four-star restaurant is also worth checking out. Finally, don't miss the birria food truck in Jackson Heights. With so many options, you're sure to find the perfect spot for your next outing!.