While you could always go with a classic -- they're typically classics for a reason -- one of the best things about the NYC food scene is how quickly it changes. From the most expensive dinner of your life to the fastest, easiest grab-and-go lunch, it seems like there's always something new to try.
You're one Seamless order away from insolvency, yet the travel bug continues to nibble. So how to wander the planet without worrying about the bottom line? Believe it or not, there are still plenty of global destinations where you can get by on $25 a day or less.
If you've come to Vegas looking for cheap buffets and 99 cent shrimp cocktails, let's hope you remembered to bring your time machine. These days, unless you're an avid gambler, cheap and free aren't so much a thing in Sin City.
All-you-can-eat buffets are American as apple pie (even better if they include actual pie). Whether you live in the United States or are just visiting, these over-the-top eateries will have you patting your belly saying, "God bless America."
There is no such thing as cheap food. Environmental and health costs are not reflected in market prices for food, but rather, absorbed by people who suffer from diet-related diseases and citizens who pay for environmental cleanup.
The thing about New York -- and other cities that thrive on outdoor markets and vending -- is that the possibilities for whetting one's appetite, establishing a relationship with vendors, and coming together to see the latest food offerings are endless. How can you go wrong?
Across the ocean, far away there lies a magical city that puts Brooklyn, San Francisco and all other major capitals of hip-ness to shame. Some call it paradise. Others the new Shangri-La. You can call it Berlin.
This year the list culls far and wide from our fair city and county. Encino! Atwater Village! Sierra Madre! Miracle Mile! It also spans the gamut when it comes to cuisine. Breakfast! Lunch! Dinner! Snacks! Cookies! Appies!
The bars fill up on the cobbled streets and the restaurants hum with the noise of nightlife. At the hub of this activity is Plac Nowy, the former Jewish square where a spring of establishments have sprouted in recent years, in the wake of years of disrepair.