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New York City cuisines belonging to various
ethnic groups that have entered the
United States through the city. Almost all ethnic cuisines are well represented in New York, both within and outside the various
New York was also the founding city of
New York Restaurant Week which has spread around the world due to the discounted prices that such a deal offers.
In New York there are over 12,000
groceries, and many among them are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Food identified with New York
Food associated with or popularized in New York
Hot dogs—served with sauerkraut, sweet relish, onion sauce, or mustard.
Ashkenazi Jewish cuisine
Much of the cuisine usually associated with New York stems in part from its large community of
Ashkenazi Jews and their descendants.
The world-famous New York institution of the
delicatessen, commonly referred to as a "deli," was originally an institution of the city's Jewry. Much of New York's Jewish fare has become popular around the globe, especially
bagels. (New York City's Jewish community is also famously fond of
Chinese food, and many members of this community think of it as their second ethnic cuisine.
A large part of the cuisine associated with New York stems from its large community of
Italian-Americans and their descendants. Much of New York's Italian fare has become popular around the globe, especially
New York-style pizza.
cuisine in New York is primarily associated with the immigration of
 Chinese Cubans following the
Chino-Latino dishes include:
Dishes invented or claimed to have been invented in New York
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Enclaves reflecting national cuisines
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Bedford Park—Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Korean (on 204th St.)
Belmont—Italian, Albanian (also known as "Arthur Avenue," "Little Italy")
City Island—Italian, seafood
Morris Park—Italian, Albanian
Norwood—Filipino (formerly Irish, less so today)
South Bronx—Puerto Rican, Dominican
Wakefield—Jamaican, West Indian
Astoria—Greek, Italian, Eastern-European, Brazilian, Egyptian and other Arabic
Bellerose—Indian and Pakistani
Elmhurst—Chinese, Indonesian, Thai, Malaysian, Vietnamese
Flushing—Chinese and Korean
Kew Gardens Hills,
Rego Park—Jewish, Russian and Uzbek
Glendale—German and Polish
Jackson Heights—Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Colombian, Ecuadorian, Peruvian, Korean, Filipino, Thai, Tibetan, Bhutanese, Mexican
Jamaica—Bangladeshi, Caribbean, African-American, African, Creole
Little Neck—Arab, Chinese, Italian
South Ozone Park—Indian, Guyanese, Trinidadian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi
The Rockaways—Irish, Jewish
Woodhaven—Irish, Dominican, Mexican, Guyanese
Sunnyside—Filipino, Irish, Mexican, Tibetan, Romanian
Bay Ridge—Irish, Italian, Greek, Turkish, Lebanese, Palestinian, Yemeni and other Arabic
Bedford-Stuyvesant—African-American, Jamaican, Trinidadian, Puerto Rican and West Indian
Bensonhurst—Italian, Chinese, Turkish, Russian, Mexican, Uzbek
Borough Park—Jewish, Italian, Mexican, Chinese
Brighton Beach—Russian, Georgian, Turkish, Pakistani and Ukrainian
Bushwick—Puerto Rican, Mexican, Dominican, and Ecuadorian
Canarsie—Jamaican, West Indian, African-American
Crown Heights—Jamaican, West Indian, and Jewish
East New York—African-American, Dominican, and Puerto Rican
Flatbush—Jamaican, Haitian, and Creole
Greenpoint—Polish and Ukrainian
Kensington—Bengali, Pakistani, Mexican, Uzbek, and Polish
Midwood—Jewish, Italian, Russian, and Pakistani
Park Slope—Italian, Irish, French, and Puerto Rican (formerly)
Red Hook—Puerto Rican, African-American, and Italian
Sheepshead Bay—Seafood, Chinese, Russian, and Italian
Sunset Park—Puerto Rican, Chinese, Arab, Mexican and Italian
Williamsburg—Italian, Jewish, Dominican and Puerto Rican
Chinatown—Chinese and Vietnamese
East Harlem—Puerto Rican, Mexican, Dominican, Chinese-Cuban and
East Village—Japanese, Korean, Indian and Ukrainian
Greenwich Village—Italian and Middle Eastern
Harlem—Italian, African-American, Latin American, West Indian, and West African
Lower East Side—Puerto Rican, Jewish, Italian, and Latin American
Murray Hill—Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi
Upper West Side, Manhattan—Jewish, Chinese-Latino
Washington Heights—Dominican, Puerto Rican, Mexican and Jewish
Upper East Side—German, Czech, Hungarian
Notable food and beverage companies
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