Six New Snack Spots in Chinatown, New York City
Looking for a yummy snack in Chinatown? You are in luck! A number of interesting snack spots recently opened up and here our picks for the best new snack spots in Chinatown, New York City. Also check out our blog post on the best snacks on the go for even more tasty options.
Kam Hing Coffee Shop – 81 Bayard St & 118 Baxter St
Kam Hing Coffee Shop is renowned for their delicious sponge cakes and they come in a bunch of unusual flavors like green tea, chocolate chip and butterscotch. Best of all, these snacks are cheap. The most expensive sponge cake is only $1.25! They recently opened a second location on Bayard Street.
Go Go Rock – 64A Bayard St
P.C.: yelp, Anna L.
Also on Bayard Street is Go Go Rock and they specialize in Malaysian foods and snacks. One of the most interesting things on their menu is the apam balik dessert. It is a pancake filled with peanuts and sugar. It is definitely worth checking out.
88 Kimbap – 88 Elizabeth St
P.C.: yelp, Wen Na Z.
88 Kimbap is a small hole in the wall where they make a Korean twist on a Japanese classic, sushi. They call this Korean sushi kimbap. They serve these sushi rolls with items like smoked ham, bulgogi and fish cakes instead of raw fish so it is great for anyone looking for something a little different.
Eggloo – 60 Mulberry St
Eggloo makes Hong Kong cakes which is kind of like a waffle. Best of all, you can get these waffles with ice cream and unlimited toppings. Eggloo is easily one of our favorite dessert and snack spots in Chinatown.
Keki Modern Cakes – 79 Mott St
P.C.: yelp, Lucy N.
Keki Modern Cakes makes a cross between a sponge cake and a cheese cake and it is amazing! These cakes are moist, light and delicious. They also make something they call wow tarts and they are also quite addictive.
Bake Culture – 48 Bowery
P.C.: yelp, Caroline N.
Finally Bake Culture is the newest Chinese bakery in town. Their egg tarts are top notch and they have a wide selection of baos and buns. This is a great option if you are looking for a snack that is good on the go.