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Cuisine of New York City

Cuisine of New York City comprises many cuisines belonging to various ethnic groups that have entered the United States through the city. Almost all ethnic cuisines are well represented in NYC, both in and out of their various ethnic neighborhoods.

Enclaves reflecting national cuisines

The Bronx

  • Riverdale - Kosher
  • Woodlawn - Irish
  • Wakefield - Jamaican, West Indian
  • Norwood - Filipino (formerly Irish, less so today)
  • Bedford Park - Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Korean (on 204th St.)
  • Belmont - Italian, Albanian (also known as "Arthur Ave.," "Little Italy")
  • Morris Park - Italian
  • City Island - Italian, Seafood
  • South Bronx - Puerto Rican, Dominican

 Queens

  • Woodside; Sunnyside - Filipino, Irish, Mexican and Romanian
  • Howard Beach; Ozone Park - Italian
  • Forest Hills; Kew Gardens Hills; Rego Park - Kosher, Russian and Uzbek
  • Astoria - Greek, Czech,Bangladeshi and Arab
  • Corona - Colombian, Dominican, Mexican and Ecuadorean
  • Jackson Heights - Indian,Pakistani,Bangladeshi, Latin American, Korean, Filipino and Mexican
  • Bellerose - Indian and Pakistani
  • Little Neck - Arab, Chinese, and Italian
  • Jamaica - Bangladeshi,Caribbean; African-American; African; Creole
  • Woodhaven - Irish, Dominican, Mexican, Guyanese
  • Richmond Hill - Indian, Guyanese, West Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi
  • Flushing; Elmhurst - Korean, Chinese, Indian,Pakistani, Italian, Dominican and Colombian
  • Floral Park, Queens - Filipino and Indian

Brooklyn

  • Bay Ridge - Irish, Italian, and Arabic
  • Sunset Park - Puerto Rican, Chinese, Arab, Mexican and Italian
  • Kensington - Bengali, Pakistani, Mexican, and Polish
  • Park Slope - Italian, Irish, French, and Puerto Rican
  • Bensonhurst; Dyker Heights - Italian, Chinese, Russian
  • Borough Park - Kosher
  • Greenpoint - Polish and Ukrainian
  • Flatbush - Jamaican, Haitian, and Creole
  • Brighton Beach - Russian, Georgian, Arab and Ukrainian
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant - African American, Jamaican, Trinidadian, Puerto Rican and West Indian
  • East New York - African American, Dominican, and Puerto Rican
  • Crown Heights - Jamaican, West Indian, and Kosher
  • Canarsie- Jamaican, West Indian, African-American
  • Bushwick - Puerto Rican, Dominican, and Ecuadorian
  • Red Hook - Puerto Rican, African American, and Italian
  • Williamsburg - Jewish, Italian, and Puerto Rican
  • Sheepshead Bay - Seafood, Russian, and Italian
  • Midwood - Kosher, Italian, and Russian

Staten Island

  • Rossville; South Beach; Great Kills - Italian, Russian, Arab and Polish
  • Tompkinsville - Sri Lankan

Manhattan

  • Lower East Side - Puerto Rican, Kosher and Latin American
  • Harlem - African-American, Latin American, West Indian, and West African
  • Washington Heights - Dominican, Puerto Rican and Jewish
  • East Harlem - Puerto Rican, Mexican, Dominican and Italian along Pleasant Avenue
    Little Italy - Italian and Chinese
  • Chinatown - Chinese and Vietnamese
  • Koreatown - Korean
  • East Village - Japanese, Korean, Indian and Ukrainian
  • Murray Hill - Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi
  • Upper East Side - German, Czech, Hungarian
  • Virtually every cuisine in the world

Food identified with New York City origins

  • Hot dogs - Served with any of the following, including: sauerkraut, sweet relish, onion sauce, ketchup, and/or mustard.
  • Manhattan clam chowder
  • New York-style cheesecake
  • New York-style pizza
  • Strip steak
  • New York-style bagel
  • New York-style pastrami
  • Baked pretzels
  • Italian Ice
  • Knish
  • Eggs Benedict
    Ice Cream Cone
  • Lobster Newberg
  • Waldorf Salad
  • Doughnut
  • Delmonico steak
  • Black and white cookie

Dishes invented in or alleged to have been invented in NYC

  • Waldorf salad
  • Eggs Benedict
  • Steak Diane
  • Egg cream
  • Vichyssoise
  • Mallomars
  • Manhattan Special -- A type of carbonated espresso drink.
  • Ice cream cone
  • Bloody Mary
  • Pasta primavera
  • after breakfast consumption of Cappuccino
  • Chicken à la King
  • Lobster Newburg
  • Delmonico steak
  • General Tso's chicken
  • Reuben sandwich
  • Penne alla Vodka

NYC street food

  • soft pretzels[1]
  • hot dog stands
  • Italian sausage, bratwurst
  • honey-roasted peanuts, almonds, cashews, and coconut
    grilled chestnuts
  • gyros/shawarma
  • knishes
  • falafel
  • souvlaki/shish kebab
  • pizza, especially New York-style pizza
  • hamburgers
  • Chinese kebabs (chuanr)
  • cuchifritos
  • piragua
  • Mister Softee ice cream
  • Italian ice
  • take-out soup, as Soup Kitchen International
  • arepas
  • fried chicken
  • dumplings
  • fried noodles
  • muffins
  • calzones
  • stromboli
  • churros
  • Gray's Papaya, Papaya King - combined papaya juice/hot dog stands

NYC Eastern European Jewish Cuisine

Much of the cuisine usually associated with New York City stems in part from its large community of Eastern European Jews and their descendants. The world famous New York institution of the "Delicatessen," commonly referred to as a "Deli," was originally an institution of the city's Jewry. Much of New York City's Jewish fare has become popular around the globe, especially bagels. (New York City's Jewish community is also famously fond of Chinese food, and many members of this community think of it as their second ethnic cuisine.)

  • celery soda
  • New York-style pastrami
  • brisket
  • corned beef
  • tongue
  • knish
  • New York-style bagels and lox
  • cream cheese
  • whitefish with and without pike
  • Gefilte fish
  • blintzes
  • potato pancakes
  • bialy[4]
  • challah bread
  • matzo
  • egg cream
  • pickled cucumbers (especially dill pickles)
  • kishka
  • potato kugel
  • chopped chicken liver
  • matzo ball soup
  • lokshen soup

Notable food and beverage companies

  • A&P
  • AriZona Beverage Company
  • Balducci's
  • Benihana
  • Blimpie
  • C-Town Supermarkets
  • Carnegie Deli
  • Clinton St. Baking Company & Restaurant
  • Dean & DeLuca
  • Dr. Brown's - sodas
  • Entenmann's - cakes, pies, pastries
  • Fairway Market
  • Food Network - the cable TV channel
  • Fraunces Tavern - Washington said goodbye to his troops here. Some departments of his new federal government were originally located here.
  • Gray's Papaya - hotdog institution where there is always a "recession special"
  • Häagen-Dazs
  • Hebrew National
  • Junior's - The World's Most Fabulous Cheesecake
  • Katz's Deli
  • Lindy's
  • Lombardi's - the first pizzeria in America (possibly the world)
  • Nathan's
  • PepsiCo, Inc.
  • Peter Luger
  • Ray's Pizza - a fierce debate over which was the original
  • Russian Tea Room
  • Second Avenue Deli
  • Serendipity 3
  • Sbarro
  • Snapple
  • Stella D'oro - biscuits, cookies
  • T.G.I. Friday's - originally a NYC bar
  • Vitamin Water
  • Yoo-hoo - chocolate drink
  • Zabar's

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