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The Best of New York City: The Best Pizza, Burgers, Fried Chicken and More!

Looking for where you can find the best pizza, burgers, fried chicken and more in New York City? If you are a foodie, New York City is the place to be! Whether you are looking for a light snack or hearty meal, there are countless tempting options across the city, and we are here to…

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March 26, 2024

Celebrating Ahoy New York’s 15th Anniversary: 15 Fun Facts

Ahoy New York is celebrating 15+ years of foodie fun! Wow, time flies. 2024 is Ahoy New York Tours & Tasting’s 15th anniversary. From humble beginnings to one of New York City’s top food tour companies, we have gone through a lot of exciting changes, and we have a lot of people to thank to…

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February 27, 2024

Everything You Need to Know when Celebrating Chinese New Year in NYC

Chinese New Year also known as Lunar New Year begins on Saturday, February 10, 2024 and it is a very exciting time to be in Chinatown. It is the year of the dragon and it is going to be so much fun. Here is our guide with everything that you need to know when celebrating…

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January 29, 2024

The Meaning Behind the Symbols and Traditions of Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! Chinese New Year is February 10 this year and it is the year of the dragon! Have you ever wondered why red is so prominent in Chinese New Year or why lion and dragon dances are so important? Here are the meanings behind the most common symbols and traditions of Chinese…

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January 29, 2024

Seven Fun Things to Look Forward to in New York City in 2024

Planning a trip or staycation to New York City in 2024? Happy New Year! 2024 is already shaping up to be an exciting year in New York City. With everything from huge historic anniversaries to restaurant openings with a ton of hype, here are seven fun things to look forward to in New York City…

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December 28, 2023

Our 2023 New York City Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for New York City themed holiday gift ideas? Christmas and the holidays are fast approaching so you may be shopping for unique and thoughtful gifts to get for your special someone. Perhaps they love New York City as much as we do! Here is our 2023 holiday gift guide with a focus on fun…

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November 28, 2023

7 Tips for Visiting New York City During Thanksgiving and the Holidays

Looking for travel hacks for your next trip to New York City during the holiday season? Thanksgiving and the holidays are fast approaching so you may be planning a trip to New York City to take in all the festive cheer! So, whether you are a local or visiting for the first time, here are…

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November 1, 2023

The 7 Best Restaurants for Small Bites & Small Plates in New York City

Looking for top notch eateries and restaurants that are perfect for a light lunch? Sometimes you are not looking for a huge, hearty meal but instead you want something light to eat. So, whether you are looking for some appetizers, a snack or just a light lunch, here are the 7 best restaurants for small…

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September 26, 2023

7 Fun Things to Do in New York City, Fall 2023

Looking for fun, foodie things to do in NYC this fall? Wow, time flies especially when we are having fun. For many, Labor Day marks the unofficial end of the summer but don’t worry, there are so many foodie festivals, fun events and more to check out in the fall. So, with that in mind,…

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August 29, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About the Feast of San Gennaro

Looking to visit Little Italy during the Feast of San Gennaro? This year is the 97th annual Feast of San Gennaro. It is an 11 day festival that starts on September 14 and ends on September 24. It opens at 11:30 AM and it closes at midnight on Fridays and Saturdays and closes 11 PM…

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August 25, 2023

Where to Eat in New York City: The 7 Best New Restaurants to Try

Looking for exciting, new restaurant openings in New York City? As foodies, one of our favorite things about New York City is that there are always new restaurants, eateries, bakeries and more opening every month. That means there are always new places to visit and new yummy dishes to try. With Cantonese noodle shops, huge…

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July 25, 2023

Where to Get the Best Ice Cream, Gelato, Italian Ices and More in New York City

Looking for fun, foodie ways to cool off in New York City this summer? Summer is in full swing so you may be looking for tips to beat the heat. We can’t think of a better way to do that than by getting an ice cold, sweet treat. Here are our picks on where to…

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July 3, 2023