New York has always been the quintessential American melting pot. While many cities have developed a broad selection of ethnic restaurants, only in New York did such a wide variety spring, not from transplanted chefs, but from the neighborhoods and immigrants themselves, creating dishes straight from the family recipe books.
Discover cuisine by its particular neighborhood in the guise of walking tours, including food descriptions and pronunciation guides. Tours also point out bakeries, food shops, markets, and gift shops so that the readers can bring the flavor of the neighborhood into their own kitchens.
Important practical information such as directions by car or public transportation, hours of operation, telephone numbers, addresses, and maps is also included.