A +/- Look at NYC Food

Fatty Crab

LogoI think I'm in love.  This is my favorite restaurant in NYC.  Small and cramped, Fatty Crab is the casual joint that Zac Pelaccio has opened up around the corner from his popular, more upscale Meatpacking restaurant 5 Ninth.  Unlike some universal New York favorites (like Grammercy Tavern) I wouldn't recommend this place to everyone… but for me it is perfect.  From the type of food, the price, atmosphere… everything.

First the food.  It's described as Malaysian street food, but this wasn't like any street food I've ever had (and the prices are certainly a little higher then what you might pay a vendor in Kuala Lampur!).  That's not to say it's toned down…

What we ate, and the +/- after the jump… Continue reading


December 3, 2005 Posted by | Food: Malaysian, Location: Meatpacking, Price: Moderate | Leave a comment