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Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

For unspoiled nature, centuries-old architecture, and guaranteed tranquility, hole up in one of these postcard-perfect villages.<p>If you’ve been to …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Waterfront Restaurants in NYC to Feel Like You're Outside the City

A wise friend once speculated that, given enough time, you could find an eating establishment that resembled any type of restaurant in the world somewhere in the five boroughs. It might be true. If you’re looking for the kind of seafood restaurant that stands near a beach resort, in the hubbub of a …

How to Hang a Picture Frame on Your First Try

Follow this golden rule for optimal artwork display<p>There are a million ways to decorate your home, which can be both a blessing and an overwhelming burden. So it’s a relief when we come across an actual scientific method for designing a part of the house, and it’s one that many people get wrong: …

Where to Find 'Real' New York Bagels — Tasting Table

The best new restaurants in NYC that opened in April

It’s unabashedly springtime, New York, and there are plenty of amazing things to do in spring in NYC: taking in a spring concert, getting cultured at …

The best restaurants for outdoor dining in NYC

Outdoor dining is on everyone’s mind during summer in NYC–when the sun comes out, New Yorkers scramble to occupy every breezy patio and leafy garden …

Parks and recreation: fun things to do in New York City's green spaces

When the sweat's dripping down the back of your neck and the sirens and concrete canyons get all too much, New York's parks offer up open skies and flat, green – <i>ahhh, just gimme some –</i> space. Central Park may be the lungs of the city, but when summer rolls around, festivals, gigs, games and …

The best places to eat in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

<i>After a long weekend hitting the hotspots in Williamsburg, the man behind hip London restaurants such as Polpo and Spuntino shares his NYC diary and recipes from his new book.</i><p><b>THURSDAY</b> The landing at JFK airport is rough. The pilot throws the plane on to the runway like a sack of spuds on a …

The All-Time Best Burgers In NYC

Is there anything better than an ice-cold beer and a big burger with melty cheese? Maybe. But, for me, there usually isn't. I live and breathe …

The best New York City restaurant for every type of cuisine

As part of its 2017 restaurant-survey results, released in October, Zagat compiled a list of the best restaurants in New York City for every type of cuisine.<p>From smoky barbecue to flavor-packed ramen to handmade falafel, there's a top-rated spot to curb every craving.<p>There were also a few repeats …

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The Best Pizza in New York City, According to Top Chefs

If it’s possible, pizza is more popular than ever. And not just with diners; some of the world’s best and most notable chefs have their own favorites …

Sietsema's Favorite East Village Mexican Restaurants

From the humblest bodega taquerias to effete, white-tablecloth restaurants, the East Village offers the city’s best selection of Mexican fare. Indeed, the neighborhood boasts nearly 30 restaurants serving various takes on south-of-the-border cuisine. Whether you want a couple of Pueblan …

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11 New York Secrets: the less well known must see sights of New York City!

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in our disclosure policy.<p>New York is full to the brim of secret sights and surprises and we …

Hidden Gems of New York's Central Park

There are so many hidden parts of New York’s Central Park that locals have come to love and are worth discovering. (Photo: Francois Roux/Alamy)<p>You …

14 Flea Markets & Street Fairs in NYC That You Absolutely Must Visit This Spring

We know it's hard to believe right now as we all sludge to work through the mess Winter Storm Stella left behind, BUT SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE …

Adam Platt’s Where to Eat 2017

So what’s new in the great roiling galaxy of New York dining, as we bid adieu to the stately Age of Obama and prepare to enter the perplexing, …

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Historical Gastronomist Sarah Lohman’s Essential New York Restaurants

Lohman authors the blog Four Pounds Flour and lives in Chinatown. Photo courtesy of Sarah Lohman.In her new book, <i>Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of</i> …

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50 Cheap Eats Destinations in NYC

As restaurant prices in New York City continue to soar, finding great inexpensive places becomes more of a priority — and if the food is not only delicious but also outside a diner’s previous experience, all the better. Eater critic Robert Sietsema regularly rounds up neighborhood spots and reviews …

21 Best Bars in New York City

Above all else, New York is a drinking town. Here, where the locals go for a tipple.<p>New Yorkers love a drink. And being an open-minded bunch, they embrace dives, wine bars, and cocktail joints in equal measure, meaning you won't go wrong when looking for a place to knock back a few. Read on for our …

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The Complete Best of 2018

Every year, we go through the ritual of rounding up the best dishes to order, shops to peruse, cocktails to drink, and handy people to hire. And …

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The Manhattan Heatmap: Where to Eat Right Now

More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: Where should I eat right now? Restaurant obsessives want to know what's new, what's hot, which favorite chef just launched a sophomore effort, what Michael White is up to these days. And while the Eater 38 is a …

Mapping 20 of NYC's Most Underrated Restaurants

On Friday, for a change of pace, we asked Eater readers to name the <b>most underrated restaurants in New York</b>, and both the comment section and the tipline were flooded with responses. There were little known restaurants, forgotten classics, spots that may have received attention at some point in the …

8 Pizzas That Haunt My Dreams, 2013

Since 2009, I've been doing year-end "8 Pizzas That Haunt My Dreams" posts on Slice. It is not necessarily a list of THE END-ALL BE-ALL BEST PIZZAS EVER. It is a list simply of 8 pizzas that grabbed my attention in the last 12 months and would not let go. Sometimes it aligns that 8PTHMD <i>is</i> a list of …

The 5 Best Pork Buns In Manhattan

Pork buns put juicy strips of pork between or within steamed buns, then add pickled vegetables and hoisin sauce. The list that follows covers the …

Food & Dining

The Best Ice Cream, Gelato, and Soft Serve in NYC

What makes great ice cream?<p>Clarity and intensity of flavor, sure. And a smooth creamy texture. Points for originality or nostalgia and add-ons like hot fudge.<p>But to my mind, great ice cream comes down to one thing: delight. Ice cream, even just mediocre ice cream, tastes like joy. Great ice …

The Best French Bakeries in NYC

The past few years have been a renaissance for French pastry in New York. Not only are more shops serving better croissants, but ambitious upstarts like Dominique Ansel Bakery, Bien Cuit, and Lafayette have injected some much needed excitement into a pastry category that at times feels staid and …

The Swale Floating Food Forest Is Coming to New York City

The art-meets-public-service project returns with some new additions.<p>Farmers' markets are nothing new in New York City, but actually <i>foraging</i> for your food (calling Seamless doesn’t count) is never really an option. But, all that is set to change this spring as the popular floating food forest, …

16 of the most delicious things you can eat at Smorgasburg, New York City's massive open-air food market

It's launched trends like the ramen burger, and has been called the "Woodstock of Eating" by The New York Times. It originally launched as a spin-off of the popular Brooklyn Flea in 2011.<p>Now in its fifth year of culinary exploration, Smorgasburg just opened for the season with over 100 food …

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