Who doesn’t love NYC for its food!? After having lived there for 30 years, I still get texts from friends and family saying, “We’re heading to New York. Where should we eat?” Here’s my answer. From alleyway restaurants, rooftop bars to food halls and markets, there’s something in Manhattan for everyone — fresh fish flown in from Tokyo’s fish market; handmade empanadas; stylishly designed restaurants; highly curated coffeehouses and breweries, $130 Wagyu burger joints to 99-cent pizza slices (yes, still there on 40th between Broadway and 7th). Mangia!
Here’s my picks for restaurants and places to discover in The Big Apple in 2022 .