Two years ago we shared our picks for where to eat near Penn Station, one of New York's transit hubs in a...let's say challenging food neighborhood. But there's plenty of good food if you know where to look, and much more if you're willing to walk a little bit. To help, here's our updated field guide with everything from quick bites to a full-service meal.
'Txikito' on Serious Eats
Near the Meatpacking District but with more class, Chelsea has its own share of late night bites worth a trip: pizza, tapas, Japanese bar food...and more tapas, along with some duck noodle soup for good measure.
In conducting some serious sandwich research over the last few weeks, I have uncovered a few gems at "real" restaurants like Txikito, Gramercy Tavern, and Craftbar, not just takeout kiosks.
If only they had named the restaurant something that's a little easier to pronounce and spell