The Upper West Side location of the incredibly popular downtown Chinese restaurant, Han Dynasty specializes in Sichuan food – the dan dan noodles are famous for good reason. This is your best bet at mouth-numbing spicy food in the area, and is a very good option for affordable eating around here.
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Mama’s Too is a tiny pizza place on the Upper West Side, and it’s where you’ll find some of the best slices in the area. Get the square pepperoni one.
Barney Greengrass is the definition of a Classic NYC Establishment. What’s not to love about a 100-year-old tradition of sturgeon scrambled eggs and a H&H bagel with lox, cream cheese and tomato?
Finally, the kind of restaurant the Upper West Side has long been starved for. The Ribbon has style and substance and does classic food right.
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Chuan Tian Xia
Chuan Tian Xia in Sunset Park makes Szechuan food you should plan your weekend around.
Birds Of A Feather
Birds of a Feather is a Szechuan spot in Williamsburg that’s great for small groups. Stop by with some friends and share a few mouth-numbing things.
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