Katz's Delicatessen is one of the most famous and popular deli in New York City. Expensive? Tourist trap? Yes, it might be. However, don't care about what people say. After operating more than a century and serving for numerous locals and tourists alike, there should be various opinions, of course. And you are the one who judge.
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If you are craving heavy, oily and tangy food in New York City, try to find a food truck with Jamaican flag on 48th St & Park Ave. The truck named Jerk Pan will give you a plate with full of meat and rice, and you can not avoid food coma there.
When you take a trip to New York, do not let it end only in Manhattan. There is a true gem in Brooklyn which worth traveling for. The place is called Pies 'n' Thighs, which is a restaurant offering Southern food with twists of Mexican.
Do you know that there is a steakhouse which often said to be the best in the United States? It is the destination every New Yorker knows, Peter Luger Steakhouse, and which is Michelin-Stared restaurant.
The best lobster roll place in NYC is said to be Luke's Lobster and which is the one locals recommend. Their fresh seafood are delivered from the Maine Coast and Luke's Lobster offers them at affordable price compared with other stores in NYC.
Astoria Seafood offers you high quality seafood in Greek style. The place is unlike any other restaurants in New York and you will have very local experience. If you love seafood, Astoria Seafood is a must to go.
The Halal Guys, what I am recommending, is No.1 in NYC and Top 3 in the entire United States Most Yelped businesses. The number of reviews is the evidence of that and you will see a lot of good reviews about it.