Outer Boroughs

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.

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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.

596 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10452

 
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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 Ave., Bronx, NY 10451

 
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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 St., Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY 11237

 
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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).

714-726 65th St., Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY 11220

 
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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, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211

 
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Marlow and Sons Restaurant

81 Broadway, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211

 
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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 St., Flushing, Queens, NY 11355

 
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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 Ave., Flushing, Queens, NY 11358

 
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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.

45-57 Bowne St., Flushing, Queens, NY 11355

 
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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 Blvd., Staten Island, NY

 
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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 Ave., Staten Island, NY

 

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