Tag Archives: Chinatown NYC

Late Night Street Food in Chinatown NYC

 Sunday night I had to take the D train home because there were no downtown F trains running. The D train lets me off on my street (Grand) but about 9 blocks from my apartment. The first thing I notice … Continue reading

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What is this?

Walking home yesterday I saw these on display in one of the many Asian grocery stores along Grand street.   The older Chinese women spoke not a lick of English so asking her: what these are called?  Wasn’t a terribly … Continue reading

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Dueling Chinese Buffet Restaurants

 I’ve never been in one of these restaurants, but there are several of them here in Chinatown, mostly in the less touristed areas, they look like a canteen where instead of a menu you just point to what looks good. … Continue reading

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Chinatown Fruit Stands

The Lower East Side of Manhattan at its southerly end merges with Chinatown to the point where it’s really hard to tell when you’ve left one neighborhood and enter another.  now that Spring has arrived full force all the fruit … Continue reading

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Happy Lunar New Year

When I first moved to NYC I stayed with a friend who lived in Chinatown on Monroe street in a one bedroom tenement – the garbage cans where in the hallways, which were painted a very dark grey, the tilt … Continue reading

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Where to Buy Thai Groceries in NYC

My friend and Urbanfoodguy reader Carlos asked the other day in the comments section  where was a good place to buy Thai ingredients.  I thought this was a great question and wanted to take my answer out of the comments … Continue reading

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On a Recent Walk Through Chinatown

 

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