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Six Underrated Restaurants in New York City

There are so many restaurants in New York City that some great restaurants are bound to be overlooked. Here are six underrated restaurants in New York City. We have had some of the most delicious dishes that we have ever eaten from restaurants on the list to follow. Prime & Beyond – 90 E 10th…

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August 23, 2013

Ahoy New York’s Top Six Guilty Pleasure Foods

While we can’t say that these are the healthiest of dishes, they certainly are satisfying and are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are Ahoy New York’s top six guilty pleasure foods. Landhaus’ Grilled Maple Bacon Sticks – At the SmorgasBar & Other Locations The sizzle, the smell, the salty, smoky goodness……

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May 31, 2013

Our Favorite Dishes from The Great GoogaMooga Music & Food Festival

The Great GoogaMooga is a celebration of great music with bands like The Flaming Lips and Matt & Kim and a celebration of great food with top chefs from around the country offering their signature dishes. It is definitely a dream for many foodies and it is a great opportunity to try new and exciting…

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May 20, 2013

The Best Snacks in New York City

In New York City, snacks can take all sorts of shapes, flavors and variety with so many cuisines represented. It can sometimes feel like there are an infinite amount of choices for a quick snack. There are food trucks, shops and markets on almost every corner. This is by no means a comprehensive list and…

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April 19, 2013

Top Ten French Bakeries and Pastry Shops in New York City

Here at Ahoy New York dessert is just about our favorite meal of the day! Cookies, macrons, tarts, croissants… yes please! With that in mind, here are our top ten French bakeries and pastry shops in New York City. Ceci-Cela – 55 Spring St Ceci-Cela is known for their croissants and our favorite has to be the chocolate croissant with all of its flaky goodness. It is a great place to stop for a snack in the always bustling SoHo. Balthazar Bakery – 80 Spring St Another bakery in SoHo is Balthazar. Balthazar has all the quintessential French pastry favorites and some uniquely New York items like their mini pistachio doughnuts. La Maison du Macaron – 132 W 23rd St With macarons and treats of all sorts of flavors and variety, a trip to La Maison du Macaron is an…

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April 8, 2013

Ahoy New York’s Pictures from Chinatown Restaurant Week, New York City

We here at Ahoy New York took advantage of some of the Chinatown Restaurant Week specials over the past week. We were able to try several restaurants and shops and here are our pictures and thoughts of all the foodie goodness! There is only a few days left so act now or you will have…

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March 29, 2013

The Top Ten Restaurants in Soho, New York City

Fun Fact: Soho is short for south of Houston Street. It is no secret that Soho is one of the world’s most renowned hotspots for shopping. It is also home to a number of celebrated restaurants that draw locals and visitors alike. You can spend days in Soho and still discover exciting new shops, eateries…

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March 8, 2013

The Best Food Markets in New York City

Shopping for groceries for your Holiday dinner? Looking for an interesting snack? From the selection to the quality, food markets are every foodie’s dream and shouldn’t be overlooked when exploring New York City’s diverse cuisine. Here are some of the best food markets in New York City. Eataly – 200 5th Ave Mario Batali brings…

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December 21, 2012

Holiday Gift Ideas for Foodies in New York City

Christmas is right around the corner and if you still have not started your holiday shopping, we are here to help! Here are some holiday gift ideas for foodies in New York City (or foodies planning to visit New York City). Ahoy New York Food Tour Gift Certificates Ahoy New York Tours and Tasting has…

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December 14, 2012

Our Favorite Restaurants of Former Top Chef Contestants in NYC

For the fans of the show Top Chef on Bravo, if you are in the New York City area and wish to try some of these chef’s cuisine– its possible! Many of the former contestants of Top Chef have highly regarded restaurants in New York City. Here is a list of Top Chef restaurants and…

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November 30, 2012

Top 10 Restaurants and Specialty Eateries in Alphabet City in NYC

Looking for something slightly off the beaten path? Alphabet City is often overlooked by both locals and visitors to New York City but it is a rapidly changing neighborhood. It is now home to a number of great restaurants and specialty eateries. Every block truly has something interesting to try, such as the best porchetta sandwiches, a legendary hot dog and even a fresh take on pudding. It is every foodie’s dream. Here is our top ten restaurants and specialty eateries in Alphabet City, and get started on your own foodie adventure. Takahachi – 85 Ave A Takahachi is popular sushi joint, where the fish is always very fresh and tender and just melts in your mouth. If you are looking for something other than sushi and sashimi, their Chilean Sea Bass marinated in white miso is often described as…

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November 8, 2012

Top Ten Spots for Summer Desserts in New York City

Summer is on its way and let’s face it we all love something sweet and cool to nibble on as we walk the streets of New York City. If you are looking for something to keep cool and to satisfy your sweet tooth, you must read about our top picks for summer desserts in New York City. 1. Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain – 513 Henry Street, Carroll Gardens As you take a step into the Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain, you will feel like you just time traveled back to the 1920’s.  Their menu is stocked with refreshing sodas and skyscraper sundaes.  It  can be a little bit overwhelming at times because they all look so good but the Sundae of Broken Dreams with vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce, broken pretzels and fresh whipped cream is a good start!…

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May 4, 2012