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If you're visiting Little Italy in Chinatown in New York, get ready to eat well. But you have to know where to eat—and just as importantly, where to avoid. This guide aims to break it all down for you, handy printable map included.
This East Broadway noodle shop does a broth-free bowl of noodles well worth ordering, along with some of my favorite dumplings in Chinatown.
Although Lam Zhou in Chinatown is known for their hand pulled noodles, I went with a craving for dumplings. To accompany my plate of fried pork dumplings, I ordered sweet rice dumplings (10 pieces for $3), glutinous rice-based, chew-ilicious...