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In Spain, a Mythical Ham Sandwich That's Been Passed Down Four Generations

Full disclosure: I’m not usually a ham sandwich person.<p>Don't get me wrong, I love sandwiches; I even moved to Mallorca to open my own sandwich shop. But aside from an occasional <i>jamón serrano</i>, you’d never find me jonesin’ for a ham sandwich—<b>that is, until I tried a triangulo sandwich from Bar El Eme</b> …

Bread

Ina Garten’s Potato Salad Recipe Is Out of This World

We take our potato salad seriously in the South. Don’t come at us with your mustard vinaigrettes and grilled spuds. There’s no need to get fancy. As …

Cooking

Why My Japanese-Style Scrambled Eggs Are the Softest & Dreamiest

Whenever I go out for sushi, I always order one <i>tamago nigiri</i>, that omelet with the rice underneath, wrapped around the middle with nori like a Band-Aid. You know the one? For me, it's the perfect end to a sushi dinner—a little sweet, very comforting.<p>I used to fantasize about ordering an entire meal …

Breakfast

The Classic Steakhouses of New York City

Steakhouses in New York evoke the archetypal version of the genre: They’re old-school American fine dining, often with warm service and simple menus featuring cuts of dry-aged rib-eye, paired with oversized portions of creamed spinach. The city used to be stacked with vintage steakhouses, …

How to see Brooklyn and Queens by ferry

New York City was built because of the Hudson River, but the East River – a tidal strait connecting the New York Harbor with Long Island Sound – has always been where the action is.<p>Now that the NY Waterway, a ferry service normally connected with the Hudson, has leapfrogged Manhattan and is taking …

Ernest Hemingway Collection - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

Overview<p>The Ernest Hemingway Collection is the most comprehensive Hemingway archives in the world and essential to anyone pursuing a definitive or …

New York Neighborhood Guide - Airbnb Neighborhoods

Trendsetting culinary esteem, iconic museums, and 24-hour energy squeeze into New York City's grand urbanity.

Restaurant Reservation Availability

First Time Guide to New York City 5 Day Itinerary by a native New Yorker

Have <b>Grimaldi’s Pizza</b> for dinner. (<i>Cash only).</i> This famous pizzeria has delicious, affordable thin crust pizza cooked to perfection. Its location …

25 Best Things to Do in New York

New York may be ever-changing, but when it comes to can't-miss cultural experiences, the classics always win out.<p>Whether you're a local realizing you've yet to fully explore the city or an out-of-towner who doesn't know the Met from the MoMA, these quintessential stops will help you catch a glimpse …

Coney Island

A Salt & Battery, New York's Top Fish and Chip Shop

Many years ago there, was a fish 'n chips shop on 14th and 2nd Avenue called English Harbour. It did nothing to reform America's dire view of British cuisine or differentiate authentic British style fish 'n chips from the insipid, generic fish and fries sold at national chains and diners. Frying …

New York's 10 Best Places for Pastrami - Chowhound

New Yorkers know their pastrami and aren’t shy about telling you how to eat it: Add Russian dressing, a classic deli condiment. Forget Russian …

Dollar Oyster Deals in NYC, Mapped

Since oysters are a luxury good and can fetch upwards of $4 for a loner, it’s a pleasure to find bivalves available for a dollar each — albeit mostly East Coast, often Blue Points, which can be perfectly lovely. Deals often run during off times, like early happy hours or Saturday afternoons, but …

Curbed New York pocket guide: summer 2018 - Curbed NY

New York City has been called many things—the city that never sleeps, the capital of the world—but it could also be called "The City With Too Many Places to See." Between NYC's many iconic landmarks and and the new classics that regularly pop up, it can be overwhelming to decide which museum to …

One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …

The High Line: Local tips to make the most of NYC's elevated park

In the early 1900s, the western area around the Meatpacking District and Chelsea was the largest industrial section of Manhattan, and a set of elevated tracks were created to move freight off the cluttered streets below. As NYC evolved, the rails eventually became obsolete, and in 1999 a plan was …

West Village

How to tip like a New Yorker

Tipping plays a small but pivotal role in so many NYC experiences, from ordering a drink at a bar to taking a taxi across town. Knowing when to tip and how much can seem like picking your way through a minefield in this service-oriented town. Before you set off for New York City (or anywhere else …

Tipping

Hophead road trip: 6 Hudson Valley breweries for day-drinking or growlers to go

<i>Start your upstate craft can shopping spree at Suarez Family Brewery. Photo: Brooklyn DoubleWide</i>The ultimate antidote to summer in the city? …

A guide to the small towns of Hudson Valley and the Catskills

Whether you’re an outdoors enthusiast, a history fiend, or an arts aficionado, there’s a town for you<p>You don’t have to get too far outside of New York City—30, maybe 40 miles—before the landscape changes. Dense urban areas and suburban strip malls grow fewer and farther between, and a more bucolic …

Travel By Train: 7 Accessible Day Trips Near NYC

Anyone who lives or has lived in New York knows that summers can be brutal. However, there are many ways to escape the concrete jungle and experience …

Location, Hours & Reservations | Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center

The museum is open from May through October on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.<p><b>Sunday: CLOSED</b> <b><br>Monday: CLOSED</b> <b><br>Tuesday: CLOSED</b> <b><br>Wednesday: CLOSED</b> <b><br>Thursday:</b> …

To Get the Most From Your Slow Cooker, Make Bone Broth

According to Hugh Acheson — famed Southern chef, <i>Top Chef</i> judge and recipient of multiple James Beard Foundation Awards — cooking a dish from scratch …

The Best Easy Day Trips to Take on the Long Island Rail Road

The Long Island Rail Road may be best known for the day-to-day drudgery of transporting thousands of commuters to and from their 9-to-5 (plus a few …

The Greatest Coleslaw I've Ever Had - Chowhound

Who spends time thinking of coleslaw? Well, I do. That probably has something to do with the fact that I’ve had the best coleslaw there is. So, since …

How to Get to Fire Island from New York City

Fire Island, an Atlantic Ocean barrier island, sits off the southern shore of Long Island, New York. It's a popular outdoor recreation destination …

Fire Island

New York guide: 11 themed itineraries for exploring NYC

We’ve done neighborhood guides, and we’ve done great walks. With so much territory, no one New York guide could hope to cover everything there is to …

18 New York hacks to make your life easier

From the best days to hit up museums in NYC to making reservations at the best restaurants in NYC or scoring last-minute Broadway tickets, these …

From Cheap to Boutique: Where to Buy Denim in NYC

Jeans are as personal as love, family, and dietary preferences. The rise, the inseam, the wash, the details, the leg opening, the ratio of cotton to stretch: it's honestly a miracle that these things are sold ready to wear. Actually, in our city of neverending possibilities you <i>can</i> get bespoke …

The best department stores in NYC

If you’re one of the people who avoid department stores out of fear that you’ll waste more time looking for items than actually purchasing them, it’s …

The NYC Bucket List: 50 Things You Absolutely Have to Do in the City

Things you’ve probably done in New York: killed a cockroach, overpaid for a craft cocktail, waited for a delayed train on an A/C-less platform. But …

Staten Island