This city is massive. Did you know that 1 in 38 people in the whole US actually lives in NYC??? Well they do, and they’re all looking for places to go out to eat and drink. But only the smart ones will escape the paralyzing amount of choices/garbage-y restaurants out there, and they'll only do so by consulting this: our big-ass guide to eating and drinking in 15 NYC neighborhoods.
And yes, we know there are plenty more neighborhoods with great spots that are worth a visit, and we're working on getting to them, but for now, this should get you moving in the right direction.