NYC: Deep Fried Things to Try at ChipShop

NYC: Deep Fried Things to Try at ChipShop

Deep-fried Twinkies. Deep-fried Snickers. Deep-fried Mars bars. Deep-fried Oreos. The list goes on. Since the 1990′s, the deep-fried junk food craze has taken the world by storm. Initially meant as a joke, deep-fried Mars bars. originated in Scotland around 1995....
NYC: 3 Indian Restaurants to Try Now

NYC: 3 Indian Restaurants to Try Now

New York has some of the most authentic food from around the world and one of my personal favorites is Indian. I’ve learned to cook with many of the spices, visited Indian homes for meals and trekked to Queens to find the most authentic reproduction. Here are some...
5 NYC Spots for Every Valentine

5 NYC Spots for Every Valentine

Chocolates, flowers, candied hearts…that’s right, it’s V-day again! Restaurants all over the city make it easier to celebrate by concocting special menus for the holiday, and the options are endless. But not all Valentines are the same, and so we here at Girls Meets...
NYC: 5 Things to Try at Niu Noodle House

NYC: 5 Things to Try at Niu Noodle House

After a day of sightseeing, accessory shopping on St. Mark’s or getting a prison tattoo, there are few things more welcoming than a hot, steaming bowl of ramen. In the West Village, Niu Noodle House is unlike most filmy, hole-in-the wall ramen shops.  There is nothing...
NYC: 5 Things to Try at BCD Tofu House

NYC: 5 Things to Try at BCD Tofu House

One of the most popular restaurants in K-Town, BCD Tofu House has a line at peak dinner hours, even though there are three floors of seating. So we went on a Saturday for lunch and were able to get seated right away. BCD Tofu House is a restaurant group with several...
NYC: Pizza Loves Emily and You Should Too

NYC: Pizza Loves Emily and You Should Too

Emily. Oh Emily, how I love thee. But for real, the pizza at Emily is divine. Stop reading and go now because you’re wasting time not eating Emily’s pizza. Did you go? OK, good! Now let’s get on with some heart-to-heart pizza talk. Pizza gets real in Clinton Hill,...
NYC: 5 Things to Try at ChaPa’s Noodles & Grill

NYC: 5 Things to Try at ChaPa’s Noodles & Grill

I consider myself lucky to be working in a neighborhood of NYC that offers good quality and inexpensive food. Hell’s Kitchen is known for its grungy flair — the nitty gritty old New York nostalgia — and its variety of restaurants. At around 11:30am every day, my...
NYC: 5 Things to Try at Fu Run Restaurant

NYC: 5 Things to Try at Fu Run Restaurant

Manhattan’s Chinatown is world-famous for its plethora of Chinese options, and it’s a great place to fill the occasional craving— for Cantonese food, that is. But there’s only so much a girl can take, so we turned to Flushing’s Fu Run Restaurant (赋润东北美食) for a change...
NYC: 5 Things to Try at National Thai

NYC: 5 Things to Try at National Thai

Previously, I recommended SkyIce as my go-to Thai lunch spot, and I now have another to recommend in Brooklyn: National. I’ve been visiting once a week for the past month. It’s a good lunch spot for dining in and taking out. The restaurant itself has friendly...
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