How many can you check off your list?
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Chocolate Chip Cooking from BESFREN
Introducing the cookie as big as your face. It's just as gooey and chocolatey as it looks.
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Lasagna For Two from Don Angie
It's called lasagna for two on the menu, but the truth is this heaping dish of cheesy, baked noodles can easily feed a small army.
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S’mores Dip from Blank Slate
Just because it's not camping season doesn't mean you shouldn't get to enjoy s'mores.
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Honey Chicken Biscuit from Bobwhite Counter
Sometimes you just need a little southern comfort in the Big Apple. For that, there's Bobwhite's.
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Spinach Pie Twice Baked Croissant from Supermoon Bakehouse
Make sure to eat your greens this winter…in croissant form, of course.
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Hot Cocoa from The City Bakery
If you're walking around Manhattan's Flatiron district, you should have this decadent drink in your hand.
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So-Ramyun from JeJu Noodle Bar
Ramyun, the Korean version of ramen, should be on your radar. This version from newcomer JeJu Noodle Bar is made with veal broth, brisket, scallion, pickled garlic, and garlic oil.
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Whole Roasted Cauliflower from Minzon
Miznon had locations in Tel Aviv and Paris before opening recently in Manhattan's Chelsea Market. Go for the stuffed pitas, stay for the buttery whole roasted cauliflower that most definitely doesn't taste like a vegetable.
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Pastrami, Egg, and Cheese from White Gold Butchers
This masterpiece which comes with sausage, bacon, ham, pastrami, or bologna, is arguably the best breakfast sandwich in New York City. Go see for yourself.
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Lasagna from I Sodi
You haven't experienced culinary bliss until you've tried this dish: Layers upon layers of impossibly thin lasagna noodles, cheese, and meat sauce.
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Eggplant Carpaccio at Nur
Equally delicious as it is beautiful, this smokey, eggplant carpaccio is fire roasted with feta cheese, tahini, dates, pistachios, and rose water.
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Toasted Coconut Sundae from Uncle Boons
Yes, it's freezing cold outside but a) there's no bad time of year for ice cream and b) you will have just finished a spicy, sizzling hot Thai meal, so your stomach will thank you for ordering this.
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Grandma Chicken Mixian from Little Tong Noodle Shop
If you've never heard of Mixian, it's a noodle soup from China's Yunnan province, and it's pretty damn delicious. This sinus-clearing recipe is made with Chicken confit, black sesame garlic oil, tea egg, and pickles.
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Baked Pasta from Zero Otto Nove
Cold winter nights call for bowls of baked pasta swimming in melted mozzarella cheese.
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Korean Popcorn Chicken from Thursday Kitchen
A little sweet, a little spicy, and perfect for sharing with a group (in addition to every single other item on Thursday Kitchen's Korean tapas menu).
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“Su Bu Ni” Roast Duck from DaDong
This upscale chain with locations across Beijing recently opened in NYC, which means you finally have a reason to go to midtown: This perfectly crispy take on peking duck.
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Mont Royal from Mile End Deli
Yes, that's cream cheese, lox, and all the works nestled between two crispy, fried potato latkes.
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Tonkotsu Ramen from Jin Ramen
The pork bone broth at the base of this ramen soup is cooked for hours, then it's topped with chashu braised pork belly, soft-boiled egg, bamboo shoots, nori roasted seaweed, and scallions.
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Dim Sum Sampler from Dim Sum Go Go
Why choose one type of dumplings when you can try them all?
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Roast Beef Po’ Boy from The Gumbo Bros
Imagine: Slow cooked roast beef doused in gravy and served on a toasted baguette. Do I have your attention?
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Matcha Cream Puff from Bibble & Sip
This midtown bakery certainly isn't serving your average cream puff: The inside is bursting with an airy, creamy matcha filling.
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Mac and Cheese from Root & Bone
Winter is really just an excuse to eat your heart out in mac 'n' cheese with no regrets.
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Almond Croissant from Breads Bakery
Can't make it to Paris this winter? A trip to Breads Bakery should satisfy your croissant cravings.
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Pho Bac from Hanoi House
For classic Vietnamese pho that'll fend off the cold, don't miss this bowl of angus filet mignon, brisket, and rice noodles simmering in a savory, rich broth.
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The Emmy Burger from Emily
Forget your qualms about paying $26 for a hamburger because this is NOT your average burger. From the dry-aged beef and the top-secret “Emmy sauce” to the pretzel bun, this is the real deal.
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The Don Angie Bialy from Black Seed Bagels
Every month, this East Village bagel haven releases a new specialty bagel. Don't miss this month's creation, The Don Angie bialy, which is topped and stuffed with green garlic and sesame seeds, then filled with stracchino and Muenster cheese.
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Calzone Napletano from Sorbillo
Eat a slice of Naples by way of the Bowery at this new, popular pizzeria. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu, especially the calzone, which is stuffed to the brim with ricotta, salami, fresh mozzarella, and San Marzano tomatoes.
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Burrata with Salsa Verde from Estela
Served with charred bread and tangy salsa, consider this burrata the perfect wintery take on everyone's favorite cheese.
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Shakshuka from Balaboosta
Shaksuka is even more delicious to eat than it is fun to say. At Balaboosta, you can choose between a red version, cooked in spicy tomato sauce or a yellow kind, made with spinach and coconut milk.
Pork Buns from Momofuku Noodle Bar
If you thought ramen was the main reason to eat at David Chang's cult-favorite East Village eatery, think again. It's all about these crispy pork belly buns.
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