NYC Eats: Places to Eat and Dine in the Big Apple


New York City is one of the best places to visit if you are after the hustle and bustle of attractive city lights and if you want to be in awe with some of the most iconic skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building. It is also home to the ever popular Central Park, Times Square, and the Broadway Theatre.

The New York metropolitan area can be accessed through three major airports namely John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), and LaGuardia Airport (LGA). It is relatively easy to find slots for parking at Newark airport through online platforms, as well as in JFK or LGA. It’s more convenient to do this ahead of time to avoid any hassle on the day of should you decide to leave your car and opt to take public transportation instead, to go into the city. This is because as a tourist, you may find the traffic situation in the city quite challenging.

Nevertheless, there are just so many things to do in New York such as museum hopping, shopping, just strolling the streets of the city and of course, dining at some of the most popular restaurants the city has to offer. 

Thus, here are some of the best places to eat and dine in the Big Apple.


Crown Shy is a restaurant inside the Art Deco residential building along the financial district of the city. If you happen to be in New York, then make sure to dine in this restaurant, which is conceptualized by some of the most fine-dining elite chefs. But you don’t really have to worry because the food prices won’t really break the bank.


If you are after a restaurant that serves the finest Italian cuisine in the city, then Via Carota is your best bet. The simple, yet authentic Italian food makes this restaurant one of the favorites of the locals. However, you may need to wait in line for a considerably long time for a table, but on the bright side, this is one indication that indeed, the restaurant is worth visiting.


Vegetarians need not worry about where to eat because Usha Foods is a restaurant that will cater to your veggie cravings. This restaurant boasts of authentic Indian cuisine in relatively big servings and combo platters that allow you to try a little bit of everything in one serving. Nevertheless, this restaurant will convince you that you really don’t need meat in order to have a rich and filling meal, but that is, if you are not yet converted to be a vegetarian after eating here.

There are several things to do in New York City and this is the reason why people are just drawn to visit the place. Locals and tourists alike keep coming back to the Big Apple and one of the reasons they do so is to embark on a food journey because of several places to eat in the city. Thus, it is about time you do the same and give yourself a fill of some of the most palatable dishes from these restaurants.


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