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Know Before You Go: Tips on Visiting Chinatown and Little Italy, New York City

Planning a fun trip or vacation? We are here to help! Here is our know before you go guide with tips on visiting Chinatown and Little Italy, New York City including how to get here, where to stay, where to eat and fun things to do. How to Get Here and Where to Stay: New…

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July 30, 2021

Four New Things to Do in New York City & Four Things That Are Back

Planning your to do list to take advantage of the summer months? New York City is buzzing with excitement and so are we! Whether you are visiting from out of town or looking to plan a fun staycation, here are four new things to do in New York City and four things that are back….

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July 3, 2021

The Most Iconic Restaurants & Shops in Chinatown & Little Italy (and the Stories Behind Them)

Chinatown and Little Italy are rich in history. If you take a look around, you will find businesses that are over 100 years old! Here are the most iconic restaurants & shops in Chinatown & Little Italy and the stories behind them. You can also learn more about many of these interesting places on this…

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September 22, 2017

The Best Department Stores in NYC (and Where to Eat While You Shop)

New York City is renowned for its world class shopping and world class department stores. Here is our guide to the seven best department stores in New York City and where to eat while you shop! Many of these department stores have storied histories and many have even been featured in movies and TV shows. Macy’s – 151 West 34th St & 422 Fulton St, Brooklyn P.C.: wikipedia, Ingfbruno Macy’s is one of the premier department stores in New York City. In fact with 2.2 million square feet of space in the flagship store in Herald Square, it was the largest department store in the world until 2009. Macy’s is truly a one stop shop and it has something for everyone so it is no surprise that it draws visitors from around the world. Where to eat: Macy’s flagship store…

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June 3, 2016

The Top Six Things to Do in SoHo, New York City

SoHo is a unique neighborhood that attracts visitors from around the world. It is usually bustling with excitement at almost all hours of the day and almost every day in the calendar. Planning a visit? Here are the top six things to do in SoHo, New York City. Shop along Broadway First and foremost if you love shopping, you will love SoHo. SoHo is one of the premier shopping destinations in New York City. From Armani Exchange to Zara, many of the top clothing companies have a presence here so there is bound to be something for everyone. Most of the shops are clustered on Broadway between Broome St and Houston St and along Spring Street just off Broadway. Also be sure to look around for sample sales! Check out the Pearl River Market One of our favorite shops in…

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May 22, 2015

The Top 10 Things to Do on Your Visit to New York City

Planning a visit to New York City? To be honest, it can be a little overwhelming because there is so much to do and so much to see! To help, here is our guide to the top ten must see places and things to do in New York City. Take advantage of Central Park Central Park has it all. There are plenty of things to do for visitors and locals alike. First, so many movies were filmed in Central Park so there are many iconic locations and it’s fun to find them all. There is also Summerstage, Manhattan’s free concert series and the Good Morning America concert series. Finally, there are also a bunch of interesting places to dine in like Tavern on the Green (67th St Central Park West). Oh, did we mention there is also a castle in…

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March 20, 2015

Our Guide to Christmas in New York City

Happy Holidays! It is an exciting time to be in New York City. There is so much to do and so much to see during the holidays. Perhaps you are looking for foodie gift ideas or maybe you are looking for fun things to do including fun holiday events around the city. With that in mind, here is everything you need to know in our guide to Christmas in New York City. Gift Ideas Scrambling for the perfect gift? Here are some ideas. Cheese and Prosciutto from Di Palo’s Fine Foods and Alleva Dairy When it comes to authentic Italian cheeses, prosciutto and other treats, you can’t beat Di Palo’s Fine Foods (200 Grand St) and the oldest Italian cheese shop in America, Alleva Dairy (188 Grand St), both in Little Italy. Also you can pick up cannoli and other…

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December 5, 2014

Where to Shop in Chinatown and Little Italy

“Where can we shop in Chinatown and Little Italy?” This is a question that we are often asked on our food walking tours NYC. Chinatown and Little Italy are sometimes neighborhoods that are underrated as shopping destinations but we want to clear the air and share with you some great shopping gems. These neighborhoods have quite a few unique shops (beyond food markets) that you can’t find anywhere else in New York City. So with that in mind, here is our guide on where to shop in Chinatown and Little Italy. We also have some of the greatest food walkings tours NYC has on offer to visit these shops Yunhong Chopsticks 50 Mott St Yunhong Chopsticks is a great place to look for interesting gifts and souvenirs. It is an unusual store in the heart of Chinatown that of course…

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July 11, 2014

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