“Knows his city and its fare better than just about anybody else.”
– Saveur Magazine
If it's still breakfast time when we start, potato and eggs with melted mozzarella, fried eggplant and virginia ham with scratch that itch.
Let's do a bang bang for breakfast. Whitefish salad bagel sandwich anyone?
The pizza in New York IS that good.
A way of life in Brooklyn.
Pizza that would even make the Teenage Mutant Turtles happy.
When the color approaches bright orange, you know you're in for a treat.
Do you like pizza? Or do you LOVE pizza? We can do one pizza stop, multiple pizza stops, or just give in and do the Pizza Party Tour.
Don't sleep on white pizza. Those are caramelized onions you see there alongside 3 types of cheese and sesame seeds along the crust.
As if pizza wasn't good enough already, you can dip it in extra sauce at one place. And as if calzones weren't good enough already, they fry them up!
Not just noodles. Uyghur lamb noodles.
Get your red hots! Weiner dogs!
We're gonna need a montage.
Lots of food. Lots of fun.
The food in New York is special.
Taco Tuesday? No way! Torta every day!
There IS a surfer neighborhood in NYC and they DO eat fish tacos.
Get ready for the best cheese burger of your life. Every single thing you have ever done before this, has lead you to this moment.
Does this look delicious to you? Ask to be taken to the Pakistani Big Mac. I'll know what you're talking about.
When they're in season, salt baked soft shell crabs are waiting for you.
Off season, the salt baked shrimp are equally delicious.
Forget soup dumplings. Let's have dumplings IN soup.
Just a bit of minced pork and a LOT of minced Chinese chives along with some fermented beans and you have Fly Heads.
This is what it tastes like to be Jewish.
Corned beef al fresco! Brave new world!
You want garlicky full sours? You found them.
And pickled green tomatoes to boot!
Ever heard of a Manhattan Special coffee soda? Come on the Brooklyn tour and you'll find out.
This is called kachapuri. A Georgian take on cheese, bread, butter, and eggs. Genius in its simplicity.
The paper dosa. Served on not one but two plates.
Hand-pulled noodles, spicy cumin lamb, and my favorite part is the cabbage!
French bread, pate, and Vietnamese flavors. French colonialism in a sandwich.
Mapo Tofu was one of Bourdain's all time favorites. Take a vegetarian tour and reach new heights in meatless gluttony.
But if you want meat, we got meat.
Pass the duck sauce please.
Everyone comes to the egg cream at some point in the New York food journey. For you, hopefully it will be on a Famous Fat Dave food tour.
Come on a tour and find out why New Yorkers call them black and whites and not black and white cookies.
Dig in to these lobster tails and find Bavarian cream.
Pipe the cannoli to order or BUST!
YOU get a cannoli. And YOU get a cannoli. EVERYONE gets a cannoli!
What is THAT dipped in dark Belgian chocolate and frozen on stick?!?
Oh it's the best key lime pie of my freaking LIFE!
The cupcake craze is over. But homemade cupcakes are as great as ever.
You see this Thai tea sizzling roti? You also need to hear this, smell this, and taste this.
Time to eat the doughnuts.