If more places had to name themselves after the quality of their chicken, there’d probably be an uptick in the city’s number of quality birds. After all, nobody would be excited to go to “Overpriced Chicken” in Flatiron or “Chicken So Dry You’ll Want To Add Ketchup” in Chelsea. But Super Pollo wouldn’t have to change a thing. This Ecuadorian spot in Ridgewood does indeed serve “Super Chicken” and at $14.50 for a perfectly cooked whole roasted bird, it’s about one-eighth the price of “Overpriced Chicken” in Flatiron.
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Taste Good Malaysian Cuisine
Taste Good is a casual cash-only place in Elmhurst, and it’s one of our favorite spots in the neighborhood. Get the Singapore kari laksa.
John Brown Smokehouse
While we enjoyed our time with John Brown Smokehouse, we didn’t quite go crazy over the BBQ the way others have. Though if you and your crew appreciate trays full of BBQ and massive bootfuls of beer, John Brown should be on the radar.
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Reasons to visit Coppelia? It's cheap, it's open 24 hours, and for a diner, it's pretty good. Good enough.
El Floridita Restaurant
Floridita is a Cuban spot in Washington Heights that serves one of the best Cubano sandwiches in the city.
ABC Cocina is the Flatiron-located, Latin-inspired sequel to ABC Kitchen, and it’s better than the original.
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Root & Bone
Root & Bone in the East Village is Southern food done right. Hit it for dinner, hit it for brunch, hit it for takeout. Whatever you do, just hit it.
Chicken, waffles, an unpretentious vibe, and communal atmosphere are the things that make us love Sweet Chick.
Pies ‘n’ Thighs
The new Pies ‘n’ Thighs has opened its doors, and Williamsburg’s most influential hipsters are rejoicing. This new, larger location is still turning out amazing fried chicken and comfort food classics.
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