When some of us get our paycheques, we think of eating the one thing we’ve been craving all week long. It could be the Peking duck at one of those amazing restaurants in Chinatown, the 24-carat gold ice cream, a ramen bowl at that one place or just the simple shake shack burger. What happens when we pay our bills and dues? Most of us millennials are stuck with the $1 pizza at the local pizzeria or budget options that sometimes compromise on the taste for the price.
Eat in NYC for under $5!
Well, we might have a solution if you’re looking for cheap but delicious food for under $5! Cut short the long-distance bus travel to New York City’s food hot spots and follow this list instead!
Here’s a list to follow to eat in the city for less than $5 a dish:
1. B&H Dairy
How to reach: 127 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, USA
What to eat: Matzo Ball Soup. A steaming vegetarian broth with baby carrots, sliced onions, herbs and doughy matzah balls and eggs.
How to reach: 238 E. 14th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
What to eat: Chairman Bao. Open steamed sandwich consisting of fatty pork belly on a sweetened dough bun with house relish, peanuts and red sugar (a Taiwanese specialty).
3. The Kati Roll Company
How to reach: 99 Macdougal St, New York, NY 10012, USA
What to eat: Chicken Tikka Roll. Charred but tender chicken in a hearty Indian spice rub, dressed in light yogurt, all wrapped up in a flaky flatbread (also known as parantha).