New York City is notoriously expensive. But do your research, and you’ll discover plenty of cheap snacks and meals in NYC for $1 or less.
The best chaat, a savory snack popular on the subcontinent, mixes a melange of tastes, from pungent to spicy to sweet to crunchy to chewy.
New York has no shortage of hustle and bustle, and the vivacious energy of the streets often spills into its restaurants. But sometimes you just want to sup in silence, to hear your thoughts or the thoughts of your companion.
The restaurants listed here offer some of the best Indian sandwiches in Manhattan.
Like their sweet counterparts, savory pancakes offer an excellent vehicle for toppings, stuffings, and sauces.
Thalis make perhaps the world’s most perfect meal: one single plate boasts sweet, salty, and savory, protein-rich meat or beans alongside hearty grains. Sometimes you get rice, sometimes you get bread, sometimes you get both.
You can go high-end, and make a reservation at such Michelin-starred establishments as Junoon or Tulsi, or you can go the fast-casual route, and sample the snacks, sweets, and sandwiches these places generally serve.
The humble potato rarely gets the respect it deserves. The six dishes that follow, however, elevate the potato to something worthy of worship, or at least happy gobbling.
It’s party time and beers and brats are the football fare of choice. Step up the flavor by thinking way beyond mustard and onions with these brat-topping ideas
Its beautiful Indian decor helps it stand out from most other food carts in the city, and they are a true Indian food cart. You won’t get chicken over rice at the Famous Dal wagon, but you can get keema masala, puri bhajji, chicken tikka masala, and of course dal.
For puri bhaji, you start with puffed-up Indian bread (mine was shaped like a flying saucer), then you tear the bread in half and fill it with chopped potatoes that come in a light, mildly spicy curry sauce.