--Pucci Meyer, Travel Editor, New York Post
From the Back Cover
Manhattan and the surrounding boroughs are steeped in history and tradition, a melting pot of generations of immigrant cultures and regional foods. Award-winning travel writer and longtime New Yorker Eleanor Berman leads you on safe and interesting walking, shopping, and eating tours through the City's diverse neighborhoods. Sample bibimbap in Flushing and sauerbraten in the Upper East Side. Shop for Polish groceries in Greenport and Italian delicacies in the Bronx. Visit Chinese herbalists in Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. Along the way learn about each neighborhood's history, customs, and architecture.
Berman's mouth-watering descriptions of various cuisines, tips on what to order, specific directions, and helpful maps will have you navigating like a native through twenty neighborhoods such as:
sidewalk vendors, and the world-famous Cyclone at Coney Island.
traditions are preserved, and a museum celebrates film and television.