New York City is made up of five boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Each one has enough attractionsâ€”and enough personalityâ€”to be a city all its own. Learn more about them with this guide.
Everyone from President Bill Clinton (who has an office nearby) to local Columbia University students congregate at this takeout or eat-in spot, where owner and former model Norma Jean Darden dishes out favorites from Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine, the best-selling cookbook she wrote with her sister, Carole, in 1994. One of the most requested items is the famous Spoonbread fried chicken, but if you can’t decide, go for the Miss Mamie sampler, a happy marriage of shrimp, chicken and short ribs.