For eating out, be sure to venture at least once into both Little Italy and Chinatown. New York City is a metropolis built on the backs of immigrants from around the world, mainly those from Italy, Germany, Poland, Russia, Ireland, and China. As such, we highly recommend enjoying some local Italian food from a true 'Mom and Pop' joint in Little Italy. You'll feel welcome with the great pasta and gnocchi in a small, cramped eating space reminiscent of Rome, complete with red and white checkered table cloths. Try the world-famous New York style pizza, which normally has thin crust and more flavor, unlike the other famous pizza variety from Chicago known as 'deep-dish pizza'. Or why not venture into Chinatown, get a massage and try out some of the world-famous Chinese delicacies at one of the many family-style traditional eateries.