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Chinatown, NYC neighborhood guide

Chinatown, NYC is known for food, but the nabe has other attractions too. Here’s our guide to the best things to do.

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Chinatown, NYC

Take a walk in the area south of Broome Street and east of Lafayette, and you’ll feel as though you’ve entered not just a different country but a different continent. Mott and Grand Streets are lined with stands selling exotic foodstuffs such as live eels, square watermelons and hairy rambutans, while Canal Street glitters with jewelry stores and gift shops. Here you’ll find some of the best restaurants in NYC representing the cuisine of virtually every province of mainland China and Hong Kong, plus Indonesian, Malaysian, Thai and Vietnamese eateries and shops. As Chinatown—NYC's largest Asian community—continues to grow, it merges with neighboring Little Italy and the Lower East Side.

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Robert B
Robert B

Some times I wonder why I left New York !

Lena
Lena

WHERE TO find to BUY QUAIL EGGS IN CHINA TOWN??????????????? LENA