Must-Try AAPI Restaurants in NYC

By: Krystal Lee

As AAPI heritage month comes to an end, we would like to highlight these five AAPI restaurants in New York City that were hand-picked by our Communications Intern. These are some of her go-to places when craving delicious, authentic eats!

Big Wong
67 Mott St
New York, NY 10013

Bustling, cash-only joint serving congee, BBQ pork & other traditional Cantonese food in a modest setting.

Brooklyn Curry Project
179 Washington Park
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Sat 10:30am-2:00pm

Authentic South Indian eatery in NYC with curated recipes based on seasonal and local fresh produce. Gluten-free and vegan friendly. 

70 Forsyth St
New York, NY 10002

This Vietnamese spot specializes in bún đậu mắm tôm. Come here for an authentic eating experience down to the plastic stools. 

Grill 21
346 E 21st St
New York, NY 10010

Authentic and delicious Filipino Cuisine reminiscent of a home kitchen. You’ll feel like you’re eating at Tita's house!

Mr. Mista Oh
41 W 24th St
New York, NY 10010

Modern family-owned eatery for Korean BBQ and healthy authentic Korean foods.

Krystal is the WhyHunger Communications intern. She has a background in nutrition and dietetics and previously worked as a school dietitian in Union City, NJ.  She is interested in social media marketing and graphic design. When she’s not working, Krystal spends her time cooking or looking for the best restaurants to eat at!