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The 9 best cookie delivery services in NYC

The 9 best cookie delivery services in NYC

While cupcakes are still very much alive and well these days, we’ve seen a recent boom in cookies, putting them in the spotlight and satisfying all of our sugar cravings. Some of New York’s best bakeries deliver cookies of all kinds right to your doorstep. From some of NYC's best desserts to cookies that can be delivered in the wee hours of the morning, these are the best cookie delivery services in NYC. RECOMMENDED: See the full list of best restaurants in NYC

The 14 best Korean BBQ restaurants in NYC

The 14 best Korean BBQ restaurants in NYC

Of all the amazing restaurants in New York City, the ones specializing in Korean barbecue are probably the most fun, and the interactive, DIY experience is even more ideal in a group setting. The restaurants doing the best Korean BBQ in NYC serve up fresh, delicate meats with tingly seasonings and sauces that you can cook exactly to your liking. From Koreatown to Flushing, you’ll find many examples of top notch Korean BBQ. Whether you’re looking for a swanky experience or a low-key hole-in-the-wall, these spots come through with all the standards, hot pots and family-style dishes that Korean BBQ is known for. If you’re in the mood for a different type of Asian cuisine, be sure to check out our guides to the best Thai, Chinese and Japanese fare. But don’t miss the unique dining experience that is Korean BBQ in NYC. RECOMMENDED: Find more of the best restaurants in NYC 

The 15 best Japanese restaurants in NYC for sushi, ramen and more

The 15 best Japanese restaurants in NYC for sushi, ramen and more

The Japanese restaurant scene in New York City is one that is both continuously expanding and ever-evolving, with the best Japanese restaurants in NYC offering everything from steaming bowls of ramen and izakaya pub fare to street-style yakitori and Michelin-starred sushi. Some Japanese restaurants are boisterous, like a ramen joint with the sounds of satisfied slurping filling the air. Others are more refined, featuring only a dozen or so seats and a calm vibe that allows you to focus on the expert craftsmanship of the chef. (For a truly thoughtful and thorough experience, look for the Japanese restaurants that offer omakase, a tasting that showcases Japanese delicacies chosen at the whim of the chef.) Many Japanese restaurants specialize in one thing, whether it’s sushi, udon, yakitori or tempura. Whatever your preference, you’ll find what you’re looking for here.  RECOMMENDED: Full guide to the best restaurants in NYC

The 14 best wine bars in NYC

The 14 best wine bars in NYC

Whether you're on a first date and looking for somewhere romantic or meeting up with friends to spill the tea, wine bars are a local obsession among New Yorkers. These days we’re finding more obscure lists bedecked with unfamiliar varietals and natural wines all for the taking, and we’re not mad about it. From a Michelin-starred haven run by a member of LCD Soundsystem to a staunch Tribeca hangout, these are the wine bars worth seeking out in New York City. RECOMMENDED: More of the best bars in NYC

The 13 best Thai restaurants in NYC

The 13 best Thai restaurants in NYC

When it comes to Southeast Asian cuisine, there’s so much more than the cartons of pad thai you might order from your go-to delivery restaurants. While Queens still reigns supreme when it comes to “authentic” Thai fare, other neighborhoods including Hell’s Kitchen and the East Village are home to some standout spots showcasing regional dishes. Dig into piquant bowls of khao soi, spicy papaya salads and some of the best dumplings in town at these Thai restaurants in NYC. RECOMMENDED: Find more of the best restaurants in NYC

The 10 best karaoke bars in NYC

The 10 best karaoke bars in NYC

Whether it be an after-work hang, a birthday party or a simply a night to belt your heart out, a karaoke bar can boost one’s mood. Lucky for all of us, New York City is chock-full of karaoke bars built for everyone, whether you’re into singing showtunes in a bear bar or croon the best the ‘80s has to offer in a private room filled with your closest friends. Here we dive into the best karaoke bars the city has to offer—get your vocal chords ready. RECOMMENDED: More of the best bars in NYC

The 13 best themed bars in NYC

The 13 best themed bars in NYC

Cocktail bars, wine bars, and dives, when it comes to local watering holes, New York City’s cup runneth over with countless options. The five boroughs are also home to the adorably quirky themed bar, so unique that it gets its own genre. From a vibrant tiki bar in Williamsburg to an East Village establishment completely devoting itself to all things Tim Burton, these 13 themed bars in New York City are worth seeking out. RECOMMENDED: Full guide to the best bars in NYC

The 13 best takeout and delivery restaurants in NYC

The 13 best takeout and delivery restaurants in NYC

Last year we saw a lot—a lot—of takeout, and luckily for us New Yorkers, our restaurants know how to do it right. When the going gets tough and the work week gets tougher, turning to one of your favorite neighborhood establishments for a tuna hand roll or a top-rate New York slice is so easy you don’t have to interrupt your Netflix binge. And if there was anything remotely good to come out of all that was 2020, it was that our trove of top restaurants offered knockout delivery services. Here are some of the very best. (And as a reminder, while there are plenty of delivery platforms out there, if you can order directly from a restaurant, it helps their bottom line. Don't forget to tip well!) RECOMMENDED: Find more of the best restaurants in NYC

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