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The Best Ramen Restaurants in New York City

As it gets colder, there is no better time for a good, hearty bowl of ramen and we are not talking about the instant ramen that you find in supermarkets. From Chinatown to Midtown (and everywhere in between), here are the best ramen restaurants in New York City. Ajisen Ramen – 14 Mott St If…

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November 21, 2014

Best Thing I’ve Eaten: Ni Japanese Delicacies’ Smoked Mackerel Rolls

Ni Japanese Delicacies is the definition of a hidden gem in New York City. It is a tiny food stall tucked away in a corner of the Essex Street Market. But from there, they churn out an assortment of interesting Japanese snacks and super healthy, super delicious vegan bento boxes. You can’t go wrong with anything on their rotating menu, but the one thing that really stands out is their Smoked Mackerel Rolls. The Lower East Side has a rich history of food and Ni Japanese Delicacies takes full advantage of that, using mostly local ingredients. Great dishes start with great ingredients. In fact, Ni Japanese Delicacies gets their smoked mackerel for their awesome rolls from Russ and Daughter’s, a NYC legacy renowned for their smoked fish. The quality is unmatched and it’s important to know that mackerel is not…

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September 27, 2012

Top 10 Places in New York City for Japanese Food

From sushi to teriyaki and from taiyaki to takoyaki, trying new Japanese foods can be a culinary adventure!  Here are our top 10 places in New York City for Japanese food. We’ve made sure to include a variety to check out for those looking to try something a little different. Yakiniku West – 218 E…

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July 10, 2012