two friends and i will be traveling to NYC for a week in January ? We are staying in Times Square but want to venture outside all the typical tourist spots to see the real New York . My question has two parts .
Firstly can i have suggestions for affordable must try for first timers NYC restaurants . Pizza/Italian,Steak,Mexican,Cuban,Thai and chinese. and any other suggestions ?
Secondly can i have some suggestions on good areas to go bar hopping outside of time square ?
Thanks in advance for any help :)