Tag Archives: Manhattan

Possibly the Cheapest Meal in New York City at Prosperity Dumpling

23 Nov

You can usually spot Prosperity Dumpling from afar thanks to the lines which almost always snake out door and down the block.

Prosperity Dumpling and I go way back. Three years ago, when I was a bright, cheerful, and overly zealous freshman at NYU I read about the $1 for 5 dumpling places scattered around Chinatown. Being the stingy individual that I was (and still am), I hauled my ass down to Chinatown as soon as possible, lured by the potential of eating out for under $3 a head. I actually went to Vanessa’s Dumpling House first, which is up the street from Prosperity, but found myself returning to the latter more and more as time went on.

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Chicken Parm Hero at Parisi Bakery

19 Sep

Nom nom nom, get in my mouth chicken parm.

I woke up all excited to go the Bronx yesterday morning, specifically to check out a jerk chicken place by Yankee Stadium. Unfortunately, after scanning Gothamist’s crime map for fun, the shooting that happened only several hours earlier a few blocks away from the restaurant made me reconsider. I then thought checking out the chicken parm hero at Torrisi Italian Specialities on Mulberry might be fun, but no: the Feast of San Gennaro put a damper on those plans.

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Why?

14 Sep

It’s here! The first post! And, it doesn’t really have anything to do with food whatsoever. A misguided yet appropriate start.

Given that I haven’t had time to visit my first locale yet, I figure I should make this post, the first post of the week (I’m going to attempt to post 2-3 times a week, workload permitting), a further explanation as to why I’m doing this blog.

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