NYC Eats: Soup Dumplings

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While the East Village and West Village get most of the attention from NYC foods, China Town should not be forgotten. Hidden away in the narrow, busy streets are a selection of tasty restaurants that are sure to surprise your tastebuds. These eateries are not the Chinese-American restaurants that you’re used to—even though some of them do offer dishes you will recognize. Instead, they serve a more authentic cuisine that is perfect for someone who is looking for something better than the Chinese restaurant down the block.

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Upper East Side Eats: Seamstress

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As a big fan of the restaurant Ducks Eatery in the East Village, I thought it was time that I try the owner’s other NYC hot spot: Seamstress. Known for their creative cocktails, Seamstress is sure to surprise your tastebuds. With salty, sweet, sour, bitter, and Unami drinks, this restaurant has a drink that is sure to appeal to any cocktail-lover. My personal favorite was the Bright Idea (pictured below), which is served in an empty lightbulb.

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East Village Eats (and Shops!)


Recently, I have been finding myself exploring the East Village, due to its bounty of restaurants and shops. I find myself drawn to Alphabet City and the surrounding area, because it seems to have so many little-known gems that are just waiting to be discovered. Not to mention, the food seems to be delicious and more reasonably priced in this neighborhood. That is, for the most part…

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