As vibrant and varied as the people who inhabit it, New York’s East Harlem neighborhood — or El Barrio,as it’s known by the locals — advocates an artistic approach to everyday living. From high-meets-low foodie spots to homestyle ethnic cooking, East Harlem caters to individuals — and all their wide-ranging appetites. Here are 10 neighborhood spots to crush any craving that comes your way.
Foodies from across the city flock to Earl’s Beer & Cheese for high-meets-low cuisine in a trendy environment. Pork belly-kimchi grilled cheese sandwiches, foie gras tacos, and gooey bread pudding round out the restaurant’s menu of unexpected dishes. Looking for beer, not bites? Earl’s carefully curated beer selection is sure to excite any beer enthusiast.