Tag Archive for Ligaya Mishan

Hungry City: Burgers and Franks Go Over the Top at Prontito in Queens

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Source: NY Times Food

This Colombian restaurant in Elmhurst specializes in glorious excess.

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Hungry City: A Rare Manhattan Find: Great Vietnamese Food, Times Two

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Source: NY Times Food

Hanoi House and Madame Vo, which both opened in January in the East Village, specialize in differing styles, but both make exemplary pho.

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Hungry City: Layers of Flaky Dough, and History, at King Tut Pie

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Source: NY Times Food

The flavors of Egypt are tucked into crepes at this new restaurant in a former bodega in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

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Hungry City: Around the World in an Evening at the Queens Night Market

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Source: NY Times Food

New York has other open-air food bazaars, but none to match the thrills and surprises at this one.

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Hungry City: In Tama’s No-Frills Space, the Filipino Food Is Anything But

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Source: NY Times Food

At a new restaurant in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, every dish comes with a careful presentation, and a story.

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Hungry City: At Bep Ga in Chinatown, It All Begins With Chicken

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Source: NY Times Food

The restaurant, all two tables of it, is wholly devoted to the bird — poaching it first in a hot bath of ginger, then slipping it into the steamer.

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Hungry City: East Meets West, and Cafe Becomes Sake Bar, at Hi-Collar

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Source: NY Times Food

This East Village restaurant changes personality at night, moving away from Western-leaning comfort foods toward more Japanese snacks.

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Hungry City: A Shrimp Cocktail With a Jumbo Jolt, at La Esquina in Queens

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Source: NY Times Food

Potent tonics are the draw at a tiny in-store restaurant with a big name (La Esquina del Camarón Mexicano) in Jackson Heights.

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Hungry City: Bracing Burmese Food, Full of Contradictions, at Together

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Source: NY Times Food

The city’s lone Burmese restaurant brings the rings and chain links of the Burmese alphabet to a Brooklyn street otherwise inscribed in English, Russian and Mandarin.

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Hungry City: The Smoky Allure of Lebanon Wafts Through Wafa’s Express

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Source: NY Times Food

At a small restaurant in East Williamsburg, the usual Middle Eastern dishes turn intense: brighter, earthier, smokier, creamier.

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Hungry City: Finding the Joys of Jianbing Across New York

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Source: NY Times Food

The savory crepe with an omelet underbelly and a heart of fried dough was once elusive, but some chefs are trying to make it as essential as tacos and falafel.

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Hungry City: Butterfunk Kitchen Is Driven by Soul Food and Built on Memories

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Source: NY Times Food

Deviled eggs, deep-fried corn on the cob and scrapple honor the chef’s roots at this restaurant in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn.

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Hungry City: A Different Kind of Alexandria Library, at Little Egypt

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Source: NY Times Food

A restaurant in Ridgewood, Queens, features shelves of groceries, a shrine to Egyptian history and fish from a chef who once worked by the docks.

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Hungry City: Tables for Snooker and Bhutanese Food at Weekender Billiard

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Source: NY Times Food

A restaurant in Woodside, Queens, trades in the keyed-up spicing of the Himalayas.

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Hungry City: At Cafe Lily, the Korean-Uzbek Menu Evokes a Past Exodus

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Source: NY Times Food

A family restaurant in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, serves the pungent cooking of Koryo Saram, descendants of Koreans who were exiled to Central Asia.

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