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The Seven Best Comfort Foods in New York City

There are just some foods that always make you happy. They can remind you of home, are often very simple but, they are always very delicious! So with everything from pasta to fried chicken, here are our picks for the seven best comfort foods in New York City. Parm – 250 Vesey St & Other…

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September 28, 2018

The Best Restaurants in Harlem

Are you looking for the best soul food or the best classic southern comfort dishes in New York City? If so, you MUST visit Harlem! Harlem has a rich history alongside its rich and tasty foods. With BBQ ribs, fried chicken and everything in between, it is sure to be an adventure for any foodie. Here are our picks for the best restaurants in Harlem. Vendy Plaza – 1590 Park Ave at E 115 St An honorable mention has to go to the new and exciting Vendy Plaza. The plaza under the Metro North tracks will feature some of the best food trucks in the city every Sunday from now until the end of November. Red Rooster – 310 Lenox Ave Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster has been the talk of the town since it opened. Their menu is full of…

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October 31, 2014

Alternatives to Classic Comfort Foods That You Can Find in Chinatown

We all have our childhood favorite comfort foods whether they are hot dogs, Jell-O or maybe even chicken noodle soup. But maybe now you are looking for something a little different. You are in luck! You can find a number of interesting dishes in Chinatown that you may have overlooked. Here are alternatives to classic comfort foods that you can find in Chinatown. Instead of a cheesecake try an egg tart Who doesn’t love a good cheesecake? But egg tarts can also be a fun, delicious treat with its silky egg yolk custard and flaky crust. Egg tarts were derived from a traditional Portuguese custard pastry called pastel de nata, brought over to Hong Kong then to brought over across the United States. They are now extremely popular treats in Chinatown and you can find really good egg tarts at…

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October 27, 2014

The Best Mac and Cheese in New York City

When you think of American comfort foods, mac and cheese has to be one of the first things that comes to mind. It is certainly on our minds at the moment, so here is Ahoy New York’s list of the best mac and cheese in New York City. Trust us there aren’t any versions made…

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November 22, 2013

The Ten Best Fried Chicken Spots in New York City

When we here at Ahoy New York think about comfort food, the first thing that comes to mind is fried chicken. Finding a great fried chicken spot can really be a foodie adventure on its own. To get you started, here are Ahoy New York’s ten best fried chicken spots in New York City. Blue…

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August 2, 2013

Ahoy’s Philly Trip! One word… Cheesesteak

Recently Ahoy NY decided to take a trip to Philly. During our visit sure we stopped by the museums and learned about the history of  America, but we also made it a point to try a couple of yummy cheesesteaks!! During our two day visit we tried two cheesesteaks. On our first day we stopped at the famous Pat’s King of Steaks, which by the way is the ORIGINAL Philly Cheesesteak.  Be prepared when you go to know HOW to order! You let them know with or withOUT onions and select the cheese.  The Philly classic of course is with Cheez Wiz and onions. On our second day we visited the Reading Terminal Market, the Reading Terminal Market is located in the Center City of Philadelphia. The market is a historic farmers market that has a selection of Amish specialties, baked goods, meats, produce, ethnic foods, and eclectic…

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January 27, 2011