Tony takes on his hometown of NYC. Having lived and explored the city for years, instead of the typical tourist traps, he visits some of the city's hidden gems while hanging with his chef friends, David Chang ...Go to Episode
The Arepa Lady
“Located under the L on Roosevelt Avenue, Maria Piedad Cano makes sublime legendary Colombian-style arepas. Flat cornmeal cakes stuffed or topped with meat or cheese and fried to perfect goodness.”
Roosevelt Avenue and 79th Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Tony heads to the Lower East Side and meets Pop chef Eddie Huang at this restaurant Baohaus. Tony and Eddie speak about their NYC experiences as they enjoy the Taiwanese-style steam bun sandwiches.
238 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003
Tony’s first stop was The Carlyle hotel’s Bemelmans Bar. Tony ordered a gin martini and talked about the old New York.
35 East 76th St, New York, NY 10021
Tony takes the subway down to Union Square and grabs a quick icy snack from the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck. Tony orders a Bea Arthur on a cone and signs a few autographs.
857 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
“It’s an insane Italian beer garden and rustic-style eatery in the sky. The food’s great and most of the beer is hand-crafted artisanal stuff from people like the legendary Dogfish Head dudes.”
Tony traveled to Midtown Manhattan to grab lunch at The Burger Joint hidden inside Le Parker Meridien Hotel. Tony enjoyed a burger and fries.
119 West 56th St, New York, NY 10019
Tony makes a stop on his way through SoHo and browses through tons of items at the Chef Restaurant Supply. Tony buys some essential cooking instruments.
294 Bowery St, New York, NY 10012
Tony and David Chang split a cab and head down to Crif Dogs to eat some hot dogs. Tony gets a Jon-Jon Deragon dog and the 2 enter the hidden entrance to Please Don’t Tell bar located next door for a few drinks and more hot dogs.
113 Saint Marks Place #2, New York, NY 10009
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