For those of you who don’t live in Manhattan and aren’t familiar with the city’s neighborhoods, Hell’s Kitchen is, yes it’s a cliché, a truly unique place. Located in the general vicinity of 9th Avenue and the 40s, it’s eclectic, nutty and foodie haven. For locals, it’s worth revisiting Hell’s Kitchen if you haven’t been in a while.
Along 9th Avenue, hungry folks can sample from an interesting international array of restaurants. Here are just a few of the places you should try in the area:
- Mercury Bar: Fun spot to watch football game while enjoying some pretty decent bar food and a nice selection of beer on tap.
- Rachel’s: Neat place to enjoy a casual dinner or Sunday brunch.
- 5 Napkin Burger: The place is so popular that there’s a line out of the door waiting for a juicy burger.
- Xie Xie: Stop by this trendy spot for the “1000 Year Old” Ice Cream Sandwich. Chocolate cookie, black caramel…need I say more?
- Esposito Finest Quality Sausage: Besides being a fabulous old-world butcher shop, Esposito’s prepares first rate sandwiches.
- Chez Josephine: Neat $35 prix fixe menu perfect for pre-theater.
Wherever you land in Hell’s Kitchen, you’re sure to find something to satisfy any craving you might have, whether it’s Thai, a burger, Turkish kebab or something a bit more exotic.