Four great dishes to try in New York City

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to visit New York. It was my second visit,  the first being in 2006 and it was every bit as amazing as I remembered.

New York is a city of colour, life and glitz. It is also a fantastic place for a foodie to visit as there are so many different cultures merging together, offering culinary choices for every palette. Below I have outlined a few of the best dishes I tried whilst on my recent trip. It is definitely not a definitive list, but food that I recommend.

Chicken and vegetables
The Oyster Bar,  Grand Central Station

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The Oyster bar is one of the landmarks of the NYC culinary scene. It boasts a fantastic architectural design, common in the era of its construction, 1913. This simple chicken dish was creamy and tasty.

Cheeseburger and chips
Eamonn’s Bar and Grill, 45th Street

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Playing into New York’s Irish heritage, Eamonn’s bar offers a cosy atmosphere. This burger was everyone could have wished for and I’m getting hungry thinking about it now.

Ravioli and Chocolate Fondue Pot
Piccolo Fiore, 44th Street

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Lovely traditional Italian dish followed by a delightfully rich (and fattening) fondue. Pricey but delicious.

Cakes and coffee
Felice Restaurant, 1 Avenue

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Felice was one of my favourite places in New York. These mini cakes were perfect for sharing whilst enjoying afternoon tea with friends.

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