Disappearing Manhattan Travel Guide

Tony teams up with some notable guests to visit some the quintessential Manhattan restaurants -- before they disappear completely.


Restaurants & Bars
Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop
Dave Freedenberg, better known as Famous Fat Dave, is one of the most extraordinary NYC cabbies you'll ever meet. He takes Tony to this popular Manhattan sandwich shop.
  • 174 5th Avenue
  • New York, NY 10010 US

Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop

Dave Freedenberg, better known as Famous Fat Dave, is one of the most extraordinary NYC cabbies you'll ever meet. He takes Tony to this popular Manhattan sandwich shop.
174 5th Avenue New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-675-5096
Esposito Meat Market
  • 500 9th Avenue
  • New York, NY 10018 US

Esposito Meat Market

500 9th Avenue New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-279-3298
Heidelberg
Since 1908 the Heidelberg Restaurant has embodied Yorkville's Germanic heritage with its stout cuisine and oceans of fresh beer. The casual space feels like an old Bavarian hunting lodge with a deer antler chandelier.
  • 1648 2nd Avenue
  • New York, NY 10028 US

Heidelberg

Since 1908 the Heidelberg Restaurant has embodied Yorkville's Germanic heritage with its stout cuisine and oceans of fresh beer. The casual space feels like an old Bavarian hunting lodge with a deer antler chandelier.
1648 2nd Avenue New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-628-2332
Katz's Delicatessan
Tony meets up with friend and writer Joel Rose for some pastrami at world-famous famous Katz's Deli.
  • 205 East Houston Street
  • New York, NY 10002 US

Katz's Delicatessan

Tony meets up with friend and writer Joel Rose for some pastrami at world-famous famous Katz's Deli.
205 East Houston Street New York, NY, US
Keen's Steak House
Tony dines with Josh Ozersky -- formerly of Grub Street NY Magazine, now at Citysearch -- author of Meat Me in Manhattan: a Carnivore's Guide to New York.
  • 72 West 36th Street
  • New York, NY 10018 US

Keen's Steak House

Tony dines with Josh Ozersky -- formerly of Grub Street NY Magazine, now at Citysearch -- author of Meat Me in Manhattan: a Carnivore's Guide to New York.
72 West 36th Street New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-947-3636
Russ & Daughters
Tony visits Russ & Daughters for some authentic spaghetti and meatballs.
  • 179 East Houston Street
  • New York, NY 10002 US

Russ & Daughters

Tony visits Russ & Daughters for some authentic spaghetti and meatballs.
179 East Houston Street New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-475-4880
Le Veau d'Or
Open since 1937, Le Veau d'Or is an extraordinary restaurant where you can still get uncompromised Escoffier cuisine and have your roast carved tableside by a man who worked directly under Henri Soule.
  • 129 East 60th Street
  • New York, NY 10022 US

Le Veau d'Or

Open since 1937, Le Veau d'Or is an extraordinary restaurant where you can still get uncompromised Escoffier cuisine and have your roast carved tableside by a man who worked directly under Henri Soule.
129 East 60th Street New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-838-8133
Manganaro's Foods & Restaurant
Tony dines with Michael Lomonaco, chef of Porter House restaurant.
  • 488 9th Avenue
  • New York, NY 10018 US

Manganaro's Foods & Restaurant

Tony dines with Michael Lomonaco, chef of Porter House restaurant.
488 9th Avenue New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-563-5331
Sammy's Roumanian
Tony dines with Mimi Sheraton, former New York Times food critic, at Sammy's Roumanian, the iconic Jewish steakhouse on the Lower East Side.
  • 157 Chrystie Street
  • New York, NY 10002 US

Sammy's Roumanian

Tony dines with Mimi Sheraton, former New York Times food critic, at Sammy's Roumanian, the iconic Jewish steakhouse on the Lower East Side.
157 Chrystie Street New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-673-0330
Hop Kee
Hop Keep is a plain bright '70s-style Chinese joint with old-school egg rolls and chow mein. Tony and Chris Cheung (born and raised in NYC's Chinatown and now head chef at China One) sample some of their childhood favorites.
  • 21 Mott Street
  • New York, NY 10013 US

Hop Kee

Hop Keep is a plain bright '70s-style Chinese joint with old-school egg rolls and chow mein. Tony and Chris Cheung (born and raised in NYC's Chinatown and now head chef at China One) sample some of their childhood favorites.
21 Mott Street New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-964-8365
Sophie's Bar
Nick Tosches is best-known for his books about the tormented inner lives of Jerry Lee Lewis, Dean Martin and Sonny Liston. He reminisces with Tony over pints of Guinness about what constitutes a great dive bar, a tragically fading institution in NYC.
  • 507 East 5th Street
  • New York, NY 10009 US

Sophie's Bar

Nick Tosches is best-known for his books about the tormented inner lives of Jerry Lee Lewis, Dean Martin and Sonny Liston. He reminisces with Tony over pints of Guinness about what constitutes a great dive bar, a tragically fading institution in NYC.
507 East 5th Street New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-228-5680

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