Hong Kong Dollar

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    The 10 Best Pizzas in NYC

    We've been fuming since TripAdvisor's bogus pizza rankings placed New York fourth in the country this summer. The list--a product of crowdsourcing gone awry--proved to be ultimately useless, but in our reactionary anger, it gave us reason to mull over the finest examples NYC has to offer. From light ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Report From Chinatown

    Last Friday, a long line waited for the National Guard to arrive and distribute food and other disaster relief. (Click on any image to enlarge.) Meanwhile, trucks -- some bound for Chinatown -- are loaded at the 69th Armory on lower Lexington Avenue. Friday at 4pm Chinatown was a mess. A long li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    3D Porn Gettin' China All Worked Up

    ​With all the talk about China being an emerging superpower and formidable economic player, we often forget that they still have to catch up with the good ol' US of A on some fronts. Namely, being cool about porn. The Independent reports that Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy, a multi-million dolla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Our 10 Best Things to Eat in Manhattan's Chinatown

    ​In A-Wah's Hong Kong-style wonton lo mein, the noodles are cooked al dente, and the broth is served on the side. The amazing thing about Manhattan's Chinatown, no matter how it ebbs and flows, no matter how many restaurants come and go: It's always been a bastion of excellent cheap eats. Th ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 18, 2010

    Pedro Espada's Primary Challenge

    Dressed for excess, the rascal pol even stiffed his tailor

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    In Praise of Ovaltine

    ​"You're Keats, you're Shelley, you're Ovaltine," goes the Cole Porter song You're the Top. Although you can buy your own tub of the malted milk powder at the supermarket, it's more fun to grab a warming cup of it at any Hong Kong-style cafe or bakery, where, among the buttered toast sandwiche ... More >>

  • News

    April 8, 2009

    Takeout on Euclid Avenue

    You'd yell, too, if you had to keep scrubbing the blood off the sidewalk in front of your restaurant.

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    The Lush Life of a Rudy Appointee

    Aide spent a quarter of a million dollars on food, fun, and travel

  • NYC Life

    December 30, 2003


    25 Places Where Two Can Eat for $25

  • Dining

    April 15, 2003

    Ghost World

    Runway Food Near Chinatown

  • News

    April 9, 2002

    The Lush Life of a Rudy Appointee

    How a Politically Tied Aide Spent a Quarter of a Million Dollars on Food, Fun, and Travel

  • NYC Life

    January 8, 2002
  • Film

    December 18, 2001
  • News

    November 27, 2001
  • News

    October 10, 2000

    The $390 Million MetroCard

    Inside New York’s Megabuck Lovefest With Automation

  • Film

    May 2, 2000
  • News

    December 14, 1999

    The Loophole Clause

    On the Street With a 12-Step Santa