Outer Boroughs Travel Guide

Tony knows the jungles of Malaysia better than what's outside Manhattan. So he enlists some locals to help him explore NYC's 5 boroughs.


Restaurants & Bars
Sam's Soul Food
Sam's Soul Food boasts Southern-style cooking that's just a short walk from Yankee stadium and features oxtail, ribs and cornbread.
  • 598 Grand Concourse
  • Bronx, NY 10451 US

Sam's Soul Food

Sam's Soul Food boasts Southern-style cooking that's just a short walk from Yankee stadium and features oxtail, ribs and cornbread.
598 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY, US
The Feeding Tree
The Feeding Tree is a locals-only haunt that serves a full meal for less than the price of one beer inside the ballpark, and it's practically within sight of the upper deck seats. The jerk shrimp is worth the trip.
  • 892 Gerard Avenue
  • Bronx, NY 10452 US

The Feeding Tree

The Feeding Tree is a locals-only haunt that serves a full meal for less than the price of one beer inside the ballpark, and it's practically within sight of the upper deck seats. The jerk shrimp is worth the trip.
892 Gerard Avenue Bronx, NY, US
Tortilleria Mexicana Los Hermanos
Tony and Carlos, executive chef at Les Halles, venture out to Bushwick for an authentic Mexican experience. The tortillas are wonderful -- thick, slightly chewy and fragrant.
  • 271 Starr Street
  • Brooklyn, NY 11237 US

Tortilleria Mexicana Los Hermanos

Tony and Carlos, executive chef at Les Halles, venture out to Bushwick for an authentic Mexican experience. The tortillas are wonderful -- thick, slightly chewy and fragrant.
271 Starr Street Brooklyn, NY, US
East Harbor Seafood Dim-Sum Palace (Ying Bun)
Tony visits with chef Chris Cheung and friends at the best dim sum house in Brooklyn -- Ying Bun (East Harbor).
  • 726 65th Street
  • Brooklyn, NY 11220 US

East Harbor Seafood Dim-Sum Palace (Ying Bun)

Tony visits with chef Chris Cheung and friends at the best dim sum house in Brooklyn -- Ying Bun (East Harbor).
726 65th Street Brooklyn, NY, US
Diner
Diner is located on the south side of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, one block away from the Williamsburg Bridge. Their menu is comprised of seasonal, simple ingredients and grass-fed animals.

Diner

Diner is located on the south side of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, one block away from the Williamsburg Bridge. Their menu is comprised of seasonal, simple ingredients and grass-fed animals.
85 Broadway Brooklyn, NY, US
Marlow and Sons Restaurant

Marlow and Sons Restaurant

81 Broadway New York, NY, US
Golden Shopping Mall
Tony, chef Chris Cheung and Chris's friend Ming visit the food court of Flushing's Golden Shopping Mall (Wong Jing Xian Chan). It's not a food court in the traditional sense, but rather a collection of tiny restaurants.
  • 41-28 Main Street
  • Queens, NY 11355 US

Golden Shopping Mall

Tony, chef Chris Cheung and Chris's friend Ming visit the food court of Flushing's Golden Shopping Mall (Wong Jing Xian Chan). It's not a food court in the traditional sense, but rather a collection of tiny restaurants.
41-28 Main Street Queens, NY, US
Sik Gaek Restaurant
Tony meets up with chef David Chang in Flushing, Queens. They visit Sik Gaek, a joint that is best described as the Korean equivalent of an izakaya. Sik Gaek's biggest (literally) specialty is called a cheolpan.
  • 161-29 Crocheron Avenue
  • New York, NY 11358 US

Sik Gaek Restaurant

Tony meets up with chef David Chang in Flushing, Queens. They visit Sik Gaek, a joint that is best described as the Korean equivalent of an izakaya. Sik Gaek's biggest (literally) specialty is called a cheolpan.
161-29 Crocheron Avenue New York, NY, US
Hindu Temple Society of North America
Tony and Floyd Cardoz (of Tabla restaurant) visit a true treasure in Flushing, Queens. The canteen is in the basement of the Sri Maha Vallabha Ganapati Devasth'nam temple (known as the Ganesha Temple) in Flushing, Queens.
  • 4557 Bowne Street
  • Queens, NY 11355 US

Hindu Temple Society of North America

Tony and Floyd Cardoz (of Tabla restaurant) visit a true treasure in Flushing, Queens. The canteen is in the basement of the Sri Maha Vallabha Ganapati Devasth'nam temple (known as the Ganesha Temple) in Flushing, Queens.
4557 Bowne Street Queens, NY, US
New Asha Cafe
Tony and lead singer for the New York Dolls, David Johansen, visit some local joints even Staten Islanders may not be familiar with. The bread's the thing at working-class Sri Lankan joints like Staten Island's New Asha Cafe.
  • 322 Victory Boulevard
  • Staten Island, NY 10301 US

New Asha Cafe

Tony and lead singer for the New York Dolls, David Johansen, visit some local joints even Staten Islanders may not be familiar with. The bread's the thing at working-class Sri Lankan joints like Staten Island's New Asha Cafe.
322 Victory Boulevard Staten Island, NY, US
Jade Island Restaurant
Tony loves a good tiki bar and tiki bloggers and aficionados rave about this place, which looks like it hasn't changed since it opened in 1972. Tony and David Johansen enjoy boat drinks and a pu pu platter while sitting in a grass hut booth.
  • 2845 Richmond Avenue
  • New York, NY 10314 US

Jade Island Restaurant

Tony loves a good tiki bar and tiki bloggers and aficionados rave about this place, which looks like it hasn't changed since it opened in 1972. Tony and David Johansen enjoy boat drinks and a pu pu platter while sitting in a grass hut booth.
2845 Richmond Avenue New York, NY, US

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