Food & Wine

As everyone knows, bargains aren’t exclusively about money. They’re about discovery: finding a great mean in an out-of-the-way place, a terrific dish made with an overlooked ingredient, or a delicious underpriced wine from a lesser known region or (better yet) a famous appellation.

Where I’m Coming From: A few of my favorite bargain restaurants in New York City.

CHINESE: Mooncake Foods
For the Lemongrass Shrimp and the wontons.

— Food & Wine Editor’s Letter