Chinatown's best cheap eats. (NYC)


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Wah Fung No.1 Fast Food

Like everyone else, I have developed some habits while being locked up inside. One of those habits is the excessive amount of time I spend watching Youtube videos. I either move between things to do in New York and travel videos of the places I want to visit next.


One day I stumbled across a New York City cheap eats video that had a particular restaurant selling meals below five dollars. The reviews backed it up and, before I knew it, I was in Chinatown.


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Meals are $4.50 each (Duck is more)

Wah Fund No.1 Fast Food in NYC is a fan favorite. If you don't believe me, believe the line of people you will meet when you stop by.

After waiting what felt like an eternity, I made it to the front of the line.


Customers waiting
They always have a line

I went in and sampled two of the meals. I tried the chicken and the pork. Both came in at a total price of $9. Although small, the meal is enough to fill you up. There is also an option of duck. The last time I tasted duck didn't go so well, so I decided to skip that one.


Seating options are non-existent but, there is a park next door if you are hungry. I opted to take mine home. Once at home, I sat and ate both meals and decided I should have tried the duck.


Normally, cheap meals lack something. To have a great meal and not compromise on taste, you couldn't ask for a better deal. If you're visiting New York and are on a budget, you can't go wrong by stopping at this cheap eats paradise.


Next in line to order
Finally to the front

Meats and gravy
Ducks hanging

Pork and Rice
Pork and Rice

Chicken and Rice
Chicken and Rice



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