Posts Tagged ‘nyc best food’

East Village Mexican: Skirt Steak Tacos, Tilapia Tacos, Unique Guacamole, and Perfect Churros at Mercadito Cantina

March 4, 2009

There’s still no definitive “best taco shop” in NYC and while Pinche, La Esquina and Pampano Taqueria are quality, they’re not supreme enough to keep me from telling you about the delicious skirt steak taco, tilapia taco, unique guacamoles and perfect churros at Mercadito Cantina.  Read on to find out which tacos disappointed and which of the six guacamole choices impressed…

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Eye-catching tilapia tacos and a simply delicious, cinnamon-sugar covered churro.

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NYC Sandwich Showdown: Nicky’s Classic Banh Mi vs Puebla’s Torta Milanese de Pollo

February 12, 2009

America loves a good sandwich, but in New York City, we’ve got higher expectations.  In satisfying our cravings for adventure and a full stomach, the Vietnamese banh mi and the Mexican torta have risen to the forefront of sandwichdom.  So to determine sandwich supremacy, NYC Food Guy called in the big guns: Nicky’s Vietnamese Sandwiches and Puebla Mexican Food & Coffee Shop.  Read on to find out if the pork banh mi or the breaded chicken torta wins the sandwich showdown…

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NYC Chinese Food: $3 Scallion Pancakes Steal The Spotlight at Mee Noodle Shop

January 21, 2009

We came for the noodle soup, we left praising the scallion pancakes.  Mee Noodle Shop on 2nd Avenue near 30th street may have the best prices outside of Chinatown, but at this meal neither noodle soup with meat dumplings or General Tso’s chicken beat the heaping $3 pile of greasy, flaky and freshly fried scallion pancakes.  Read on for more scallion pancake porn and to find out why the noodles and General Tso’s fell short…

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Bella Vita: Are looks Deceiving or is it Midtown’s Best?

June 6, 2008

The quest for the best slice of pizza in Midtown near Times Square continues. Thus far, Bella Napoli’s Grandma slice has received the only mark of distinction. I’ve heard good things about the brick oven pizza at Bella Vita, on 58th between 6th and 7th, but have only had it by delivery. It’s time to put Bella Vita to the test with a fresh pie, in house. Are looks deceiving or is it delicious enough to take the Midtown crown?

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