Millions travel far and wide to visit some of New York City’s numerous attractions and points of interest. However, the “Big Apple” is also a foodie’s delight in the abundance of ethnic cuisine found throughout the many boroughs and neighborhoods of the metropolis. The city boasts more than 20,000 restaurants and eateries that are bound to appease any guest. However, food tours offer visitors the chance to gain insight into some of the best hotspots.
Brooklyn remains widely known for the many ethnic neighborhoods found in the borough and is considered by many to be the heart of the city’s food culture. Traditional Polish home-cooking is found in Greenpoint, and authentic Mexican cuisine is plentiful in Sunset Park. Williamsburg offers diners meals prepared with locally grown and harvested ingredients. Sweet treats are created along the waterfront. Spend half of one day on a tour here for a wide range of ethnic delights. Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn is also a favorite among beer lovers for the variety of bars, pubs, and breweries along the location.
Manhattan Pizza Tour
Manhattan remains a pizza lover’s paradise. Some prefer thin crusts. Others prefer thick crusts. A few delight in deep dish versions. Heavy on the sauce, gourmet piped cheese, or seafood topped varieties are all found here. Pizza tours enable participants to feast on a wide range of mouth-watering comfort foods in Greenwich Village, Little Italy, and other neighborhood locations.
Chinese, Malaysian, and Vietnamese restaurants and eateries abound throughout Chinatown. While many venues offer Americanized versions of Cantonese dishes, there are others that are proud to serve traditional Asian meals. Ramen and wanton soups abound along with exquisite dishes featuring crab, lobster, and other treasures from the sea. Tours through Chinatown take guests to some of the most highly recommended restaurants in the area.
Queens Greek Cuisine
The borough of Queens offers a large selection of ethnic foods. However, a particular neighborhood hails in Greek cuisine. When visiting the location, guests encounter everything from fine dining establishments to food trucks, cafes, and bakeries offering traditional Greek meals and treats. Tours of the neighborhood provide participants with the chance to try gyros and souvlaki in addition to the ever-popular baklava and feta.