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Craving Peanut Soup? Head to Saloum in Williamsbridge

Bronx Eats Chris E. Crowley Post a comment

When Concourse Village Senegalese restaurant Maryway shuttered some months back, I lost my favorite mafe—a peanut stew— in the Bronx. Rich and savory without being overwhelmingly peanut buttery, Maryway's was one of my favorites in the five boroughs, and, come to think of it, the only one in the Bronx worth seeking out. I've been hunting for a worthy heir ever since, and after months of vain pursuit, I've found one at Williamsbridge's Saloum. More

33 Ways to Get Your Soup On in NYC

The Serious Eats Team 9 comments

Cold weather like this almost demands a warm bowl of soup, and New York's restaurants have no shortage of great ones. From clam chowder to pho Mexican goat stew, there's a little something for everyone. More

The Best Wonton Soup in Manhattan's Chinatown

J. Kenji López-Alt 36 comments

There are plenty of bad wonton soups in Chinatown, but some excellent ones as well. Where should you go for the best? We tasted 23 bowls to find out. More

10 Great Vegetarian Soups In NYC

Howard Walfish 2 comments

With winter effectively in full swing, it's time to turn our attention to a warming bowl of soup, and what a diverse subject it is, with varied flavors and textures, sometimes in the same bowl. Some are seasonal specials, and some are better served cold. Here are ten of our favorite vegetarian soups from around the city. More

Lunch Today: Noodle Village

Lunch Today Ben Fishner 1 comment

While the wontons weren't the most exciting part--whole tiny shrimp in a thin wrapper--the crispy fish skin was a revelation: not really fishy as much as salty and crunchy, almost like a fish crouton. More

The Vegetarian Option: M Noodle Shop

The Vegetarian Option Howard Walfish 11 comments

Late-night eateries usually don't take too much care with their food, and often aren't vegetarian friendly. M Noodle Shop defies both of those generalizations, with nicely prepared food and lots of vegetarian options. More

Lunch for One: El Beit

Lunch for One Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

Coffee brings the crowds, but it's the soups and sandwiches that earn my loyalty at El Beit in Williamsburg. More

5 Warming Winter Soups

Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

The winter chill of January demands soup. Soups that function as meals—hearty, warming bowls served alongside a chunk of fresh bread. Noodle soups count, too. Cream of mushroom soup with fluffy bacon dumplings; spicy red pepper soup and naan; chicken curry noodle soup. These are just a few of our favorites—what are yours? More

NYC Restaurant Week Will Feature A Roving Soup Truck

Carey Jones 1 comment

You know the drill for NYC Restaurant Week, this winter from January 25th through February 7—three-course menus, $24.07 lunches, $35 dinners. (Exciting newbies this season include The Breslin and SD26.) But new this year: the NYC Restaurant Week Truck,, which... More

'Viagra Soup' at El Rey in Brooklyn

Carey Jones 3 comments

Photo: NY Daily News Only for those whose hearts are strong enough for... er, soup. El Rey, a chain of three restaurants in Brooklyn, is serving a dish they dub Viagra Soup, with fish, lobster, crabs, clams... and, the... More

Off the Beaten Path: Naeng Myun at Han Song Ting’s New Digs

Joe DiStefano 4 comments

"The spicy cold Korean noodle soup that I like to call liquid air conditioning." Han Song Ting's former location. Han Song Ting was one of my favorite stalls in the now defunct Roosevelt Food Court. Next to a Sichuan spot... More

Gus and Gabriel Gastropub: The Greek Coffee Shop (Diner) of Our Dreams?

Ed Levine 15 comments

Imagine your local Greek coffee shop or diner being taken over by a hard-working fancypants celebrity chef, who happens to be Greek-American. Sounds promising, doesn't it? See what chef Michael Psilakis (of Anthos, Kefi, and Mia Dona) has done at the new Gus and Gabriel Gastropub on the Upper West side. More

Off the Beaten Path: Pancita de Res from Taqueria Coatzingo in Queens

Joe DiStefano 1 comment

Photograph from ext212 on Flickr I’ve been known to eat tacos standing up at one of the numerous trucks and carts that line Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights, but my go-to spot for Mexican food in Queens is Taqueria... More

Hard Times: Soup at Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Company

Adam Kuban Post a comment

In these hard times, the crew at the office here has noticeably cut back, brown-bagging it more often and looking for cheap eats. One of the deals Alaina discovered near HQ is the soup lunch at Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee... More

Off the Beaten Path: Noodles With Crispy Meat Sauce from Yun Nan Flavour Snack Shop

Joe DiStefano 3 comments

Since I live so close to two of the city’s greatest Chinatowns, Elmhurst and Flushing, I hardly ever take the hour-plus subway ride out to the Brooklyn Chinatown in Sunset Park. But when someone raved to me about Yun... More

Off the Beaten Path: Beyond Vietnamese Pho and Summer Rolls at Phở Bắc

Joe DiStefano 5 comments

Phở Bắc, my go-to Vietnamese spot in Queens, is located in Elmhurst’s most unusual strip mall. In addition to another Vietnamese restaurant there’s Singa’s Pizza; Nusara, a newish Thai eatery; and Sri Penang, a Malaysian joint. And, for good... More

Minca is a Garlic Laden Ramen Explosion

Robyn Lee 4 comments

"I don't taste much garlic in this," said Amy. I stared at my friend in disbelief as we dug into our bowls of ramen at Minca. She said...what? The pork-based broth of our basic ramens was completely saturated with... More

A Guide to Soup Noodles in Manhattan's Chinatown

Gordon Mark 18 comments

Manhattan's Chinatown is a huge neighborhood that just seems to keep growing. Although it's a good thing that the neighborhood offers a nearly endless number of eateries, you may be overwhelmed by all the choices. Where do you go on an empty stomach? What do you order? More

Run, Don't Walk, to Thai Market

Ed Levine 5 comments

I finally made it to Thai Market, and I was mightily impressed. First of all, I loved the look of the place. There were blown-up photos of markets in Thailand, umbrellas on the ceiling, and Thai cups cleverly placed in... More

Is Bouchon Bakery Overpriced? Please tell me!

Ed Levine Post a comment

Is Bouchon Bakery overpriced? To help me answer that question I have decided to eat lunch at Bouchon Bakery in the Time Warner Center (3rd fl.) every Saturday after squash, until I have sampled the entire menu. This time... More

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