If you live in the New York Tristate area, plan to visit there, or are contemplating a permanent move, you may want to pick up a copy of The Chowhoundís Guide to the New York Tristate Area, a priceless directory of great dining spots in greater New York, New Jersey and Connecticut courtesy of the folks at Chowhound.com. This pocket-sized guide is filled with top restaurant picks that cover every kind of food imaginable, including many places off the beaten track that are well worth the time it takes to find them.
This is the collective work of thousands of food experts who have traveled the city of New York as well as surrounding counties in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to bring you, the lucky reader, a wide variety of taste temptation experiences. The book covers different food categories by region then tells you where to find the place, what they have to offer, and whether or not itís worth your time and money to go there. In fact, consider it your own personal concierge, who knows the best and the worst places in town to eat and canít wait to tell you about them!
The Chowhound website is an international success, with tons of devoted readers who love to eat and love even more to find new places to eat. This book not only features the most popular eateries in the area covered but also lists lesser-known gems that offer chowhounds culinary delights even they may not have yet discovered. Much of the bookís material also comes from the ChowNews, a weekly e-mail publication filled with Chowhound.comís best dining tips straight from the readers themselves.
The book is easy to use, with region and food categories listed alphabetically, as well as handy-dandy indexes that tell you exactly what individual neighborhood each restaurant is located in. And there are plenty of informative ideas on wine shopping, types of foods specific to regions, restaurant specialties, and some extra tips for making the best of your money when shopping for a place to chow down, chowhound!
There are other Chowhound guides on the market, and no doubt they will soon have every region around the world covered, so rest assured that your next vacation to the destination of your choice will be much less stressful with these guides in tow. And if the New York Tristate area is where you plan to be soon, you canít go wrong with any of the wonderful selections offered by people who love food and are more than willing to share their vast and diverse knowledge and experience of where your tastebuds will thank you most for leading them.