Hot Dog
Hot Dog

Hot dogs are a popular fast food snack in the United States. However, did you know these delectable franks originated in Germany? All the same, the hot dog feels right at home in New York City.

Hamburger
Hamburger

Hamburgers are the quintessential meal for Americans across the country. It is eaten in homes, at fast food chains, and even at posh restaurants. Disputes about the origin of this dish remain.

Steak
Steak

Steaks in New York City are guaranteed to satisfy the craving of any diehard meat lover. The Big Apple is home to a large selection of steakhouses since it is home to certified carne-lovers. You can even order its namesake on the menu called the New York Strip. 

Corn Dog
Corn Dog

Corn dogs are a fun snack. No wonder it is a popular food item at amusement parks, state fairs, and sporting events. The corn dog has kept Americans full since the 1920s. You could consider it the first fast food meal on a stick.

Pizza
Pizza

Pizzas in New York City are often the go to snack of locals looking for a quick and filling meal. Even a single slice can get you going for hours given its size. This is one of the many reasons why New Yorkers love their pizza.

Bagel
Bagel

Bagels are another food import that has found its home in American cuisine. In fact, New Yorkers believe the best bagel comes from their city. The stories about it are varied as the number of bagelries you will find in the Big Apple.

Buffalo Wings
Buffalo Wings

Buffalo wings are a true native of New York City. As it turns out, the world owes Teressa Bellissimo a heartfelt thank you for her culinary creation back in 1964.

Ribs
Ribs

Barbecue ribs are not the first type of food you would associate with the Big Apple.  Yet New York City’s barbecue ribs can rival the best of what the south has to offer.

Sloppy Joe
Sloppy Joe

Sloppy Joe is a classic example of traditional American cuisine, both at its best and at its messiest. While it tastes delicious, trying to eat it with finesse is challenging. No matter how careful you are, your fingers and lips would be coloured orange for hours.

Chilli Con Carne
Chilli Con Carne

Chili con carne is a dish brought to New York City from Texas. So, you do not have to leave the Big Apple to indulge your craving and enjoy a steaming bowl of it. Chili con carne is a great way to keep you warm when visiting the city during winter.

Tacos
Tacos

Tacos are native to Mexican cuisine. But it feels right at home in the United States, in particular, New York City. In fact, you can find some of the best Mexican fare in Queens and Brooklyn. 

Tex-Mex
Tex-Mex

Tex Mex marries the best qualities of American and Mexican cuisines. New York welcomed it to the city in 2015. The craze at the time was the queso. Hence, the frenzy over the fusion fare that is both filling and comforting.