New York City foodies rejoice! Restaurant Week is upon us and there is quite an impressive lineup of prix fixe menus at over forty Asian and Asian-inspired restaurants throughout the city July Lunch and dinner choices range from traditional fare, found at places like the Hatsuhana Sushi Restaurant and Indian hotspot Ammato unusual Asian-fusion dishes at places like Zengo in Midtown east.
It's so hard to find a genuine Shanghainese restaurant but here we are, in downtown JC with amazing soup dumplings, hot pot, scallion pancakes filled with beef, and so much more. It's a bit out of the way but so worth the walk. It was so fresh and flavorful, and the price was reasonable!
Every food-loving New Yorker has an intimate relationship with their local Chinese food joint. Every now and then, it can be worthwhile to cheat on your reliable go-to. Consider it an open relationship.
As a kid growing up in New York, I can remember when there were only a handful of Asian restaurants outside of small ethnic enclaves. These days, the number of options is overwhelming. But hey, sorting through them all is my job whenever I head back home to NY, and I try them all—the good and the bad—so you don't have to.
STK is giving you another reason to eat, drink, and party. What are you waiting for? STK has a number of gorgeous event spaces spanning from small intimate private dining rooms to larger loft style spaces perfect for your next party.
New York street fairs are an institution. Do your research before you come to find out which ones to visit while you're here. Though Asian cuisine encompasses the tastes of multiple countries, from China to India, and Thailand to Japan, one thing is for certain: they're all delicious.
Fortunately, you now have this guide. Some of the places on this guide are technically a block or two outside of Chinatown - but much like alpacas and kiwis, borders are fuzzy, confusing, and not that important. So just take a look at all 39 spots, pick one that looks good, and start planning a night out.