You don't have to be in Paris to get your hands on a world-class crepe. No matter how you like 'em--sweet, savory, overflowing with fruit or simply dusted with some butter and sugar--there's nothing better than a tasty French pancake at one of these six New York creperies. Bon appetit! (Photo: Bar Suzette)
In these tough, cash-strapped times, it's hard to stretch your dining dollar--unless you're supping on New York's best dumplings. These packets of folded, crimped dough--stuffed with everything from minced mushrooms to pork to sea cucumber--remain unbeatably affordable, with five crisp pot stickers costing as little a buck. So pack some chopsticks and follow this five-step guide across Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan on a multicultural dumpling feast. The prices may be cheap, but these New York dumpling restaurants are priceless.
If the 1950s taught us one thing, it's the importance of that rich, refreshing and sometimes overlooked part of any good fast-food meal: the milkshake. But it's not so easy to find the perfect New York milkshake--that rare combination of creamy and sweet--unless you know where to look. Lucky for you, we do. Here are five of the best milkshakes in New York.
Of the many reputed cures for a hangover--pickle juice, Alka-Seltzer, not drinking quite so much--none works as well as what caused it in the first place: excessive amounts of alcohol. Enter bottomless mimosas, bloody marys and bellinis, which not only give you endless alcohol for about $20, but are socially acceptable to drink in the morning. Read on for seven of the best bottomless drink deals in New York.
Dive bars have always provided sustenance for their pickled patrons, from the salty popcorn that keeps them drinking to the beer nuts whose few nutrients keep them from dying. How thoughtful. But a few New York dive bars are putting out food that would stand out even at a proper restaurant--though thankfully without sacrificing the sketchy ambiance, cheap hooch and enabling bartenders that make them so appealing in the first place; here are our top five New York dive bars with good food. (Photo: The near-perfect burger at Commodore)
When you live in New York, most of your money goes toward rent and other basic necessities--like alcohol. Get more booze for your buck with this list of New York bar deals, including everything from late-night happy hour specials to two-for-ones to drinks that come with free pizza.
Afraid to go outside this summer for fear that your pale, pasty skin will blind the neighbors? Tanning booths and excessive sunbathing have gone the way of the cigarette (unhealthy and a bit passe), but spray tans provide a safe alternative. And forget the one-shade-fits-all, Oompa Loompa-esque orange color; at these five top spray tan joints in New York, you're guaranteed a healthy, bronzed glow. (Photo: Sundara Airbrush Tanning)
No city in the world takes advantage of its outdoor space like New York, whether it be a backyard, a sidewalk or a fire escape. These new rooftop bars in New York are working with some serious real estate--some with thousand square feet--and lux-ing it up with gardens, pools and water beds just in time for summer. (Photo: Glass Bar)
The urge to find a New York karaoke bar and belt out some Journey songs in front of strangers is only natural after a few drinks, right? Whether karaoke is your guilty pleasure or you're just looking for an excuse to watch your friends sing off-key to some good Motown music, there's no shortage of New York karaoke bars where you can embarrass yourself. Here are eight of the best. (Photo: Pulse Karaoke)
"All you can eat sushi for $20, 24 hours a day!" Finding restaurant deals in New York is as easy as getting food poisoning. But our list of restaurant deals--from all-you-can-eat (and drink!) deals to a $29 prix fixe at a Michelin-starred Manhattan spot--are the best in NYC right now, and won't cause you to use that food poisoning excuse for anything other than what it was intended for: a hangover. (Photo: Rebar) Did we miss anything? Hit us up on Twitter.