New York City Food Tour : HUGE Pastrami Sandwich at Katz’s Deli and The Halal Guys!

  • Published on Dec 7, 2016
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    New York City is an incredible food city because of the diversity of the food available. On this New York City food tour we started off the day by going to one of the most famous restaurants in NYC, Katz's Delicatessen to eat pastrami. Next, we ate at a restaurants in New York City Chinatown called Spicy Village for an amazing pan of “Spicy Big Tray Chicken,” and for dinner I had chicken over rice from The Halal Guys, one of the most popular New York City street foods.
    1:21 Katz's Delicatessen - There are few places in New York City for food as famous as Katz's Delicatessen, an absolute legendary deli in the city. Although it’s well overpriced, because it’s such a heritage NYC institution, it’s one of the must eat restaurants in the city. I arrived early in the morning, hoping to beat the crowds, which I did (go for breakfast if you want to avoid lines). After a little contemplation, I decided to go for the reuben with pastrami and a half of corned beef. The corned beef was alright, but the reuben with pastrami was incredible. Total price - $48.56
    13:32 Spicy Village - Next up on this New York City food tour my wife and I walked around New York City Chinatown and eventually found our way over to a restaurant called Spicy Village (thanks to Monty for this recommendation). The one dish I mainly wanted to eat at Spicy Village was the Spicy big tray chicken, a pan of fried chicken parts and noodles in a spicy and mouth numbing broth. It was everything I had hoped for and more, and it was one of the best foods I ate in New York City! Total price - $22 - But along with the spicy big tray chicken we had an extra dish as well.
    18:32 Times Square - One of the busiest and most recognized squares in the world is Times Square in New York City. So in the afternoon, happy and full of Spicy Village and Katz’s Deli, we walked over to Times Square to enjoy the people watching and the ridiculous amount of lights and action.
    20:19 The Halal Guys - While walking through Times Square I remembered that one of the most popular New York City street food stalls wasn’t too far away. So we walked over to The Halal Guys, and I ordered chicken over rice. The chicken over rice itself is prepared pretty plain, but the flavor in The Halal Guys is all in the white and red sauce, both of which are incredibly flavorful and delicious. It was my first time to eat at The Halal Guys, and I’m pretty happy I did. Chicken over rice - $7
    It was a great first full day in New York City with some incredibly delicious food. Probably my favorite dish of the day was the spicy big tray chicken from Spicy Village, but all the food was so food.
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Comments • 3 656

  • Business Weasel
    Business Weasel Day ago

    New York without Ichiran or a single pizza place?

  • greenstein green
    greenstein green 2 days ago

    50 dollars for 2 sandwiches , 1 salad and a plate with pickles ????

  • Bernardo Gaona
    Bernardo Gaona 2 days ago

    So he eats while his wife records m

  • Boy kang
    Boy kang 3 days ago

    lamb over rice with pita bread

  • Mike Corleone
    Mike Corleone 3 days ago

    NYC has the best food on the planet.
    Food cooked from every country around the world to perfection.
    I love it.

  • Kimo Kennedy
    Kimo Kennedy 4 days ago

    4:31 LOL

  • UsmanAli Ali
    UsmanAli Ali 4 days ago

    His wife doesn’t like Andrea 2:10 😂😂

  • zep head
    zep head 6 days ago

    Is this guy an avatar?...

  • Biggs Biggs
    Biggs Biggs 6 days ago

    Looks like he came in his pants

  • aomnuynon
    aomnuynon 6 days ago


  • Jim Marcum
    Jim Marcum 7 days ago

    what was the cost for the 3 meals.

  • Cindy Hodges
    Cindy Hodges 7 days ago

    Again, I'm trying to figure out Mark and Ling she seems to take a back seat, maybe it's a culture thing, I'm sure she eats just not on camera?

  • cohelian1
    cohelian1 7 days ago

    Weins looks like some is shoving something up his bum every time he bites into anything. Wide eyed anime boy. Get a new facial expression

  • Beauty Lover
    Beauty Lover 7 days ago

    Next time do come to Philadelphia

  • sajawal hussain
    sajawal hussain 7 days ago

    A great respect for this man😎

  • Ananya Bhowmick
    Ananya Bhowmick 7 days ago

    Where are you leave?

  • Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez

    How are you supposed to taste all the flavors if you can't get the sandwich in you mouth? This guy also looks like he just smoked some weed. Look at his eyes, no wonder he needs that sandwich.

  • Felix Philip
    Felix Philip 7 days ago

    New York has the best food in the world !

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  • Colt Moreau Pitt
    Colt Moreau Pitt 8 days ago

    Guy keeps saying how the thickness of the meat cannot be taken lightly.

  • Betsady
    Betsady 9 days ago

    When you watch food review videos from an American Ethiopian guy and you Still see una Paisana. Dang we are everywhere.

  • Nina Jones
    Nina Jones 9 days ago

    Who else's eyes pop out and mouth open when he is taking a huge bite? Saliva droolin and starving now!

  • galenvanbrok
    galenvanbrok 10 days ago

    Is there some sort of youtube app that can delete this cunts crazed meth fuelled money-shot expressions every time he swallows something

  • Jezper
    Jezper 11 days ago +1

    3:42 Yeah Maaaaan

  • Brian Kieft
    Brian Kieft 11 days ago

    His facial reactions creep me out

  • Luke Schlosser
    Luke Schlosser 12 days ago

    You always make me hungry. Hahaha, your awesome keep doing what your doing man

  • Joel Pornobi
    Joel Pornobi 13 days ago

    It was funny Mark, i;m watching this last night, and i wish i can eat some of those. then suddenly i wake up in the morning and my friend working in canada just bring me a gift of spam. what a great morning.

  • Darrell Scott
    Darrell Scott 13 days ago

    I cannot stop binge watching since I found this vlog. Keep the vids coming, they are very informative and discriptive.

  • RichGuy
    RichGuy 14 days ago

    The Halal Guys though .... I wouldnt want to work in an office nearby continuously inhaling the aroma of chicken cooked in open air, would make me feel very nauseated in a few days. Why does the Mayor and City regulators allow this open kitchen. Everyone has right to fresh clean air.

  • RB
    RB 14 days ago


  • Ron Middleton
    Ron Middleton 15 days ago

    Weins lean; every time he he does the lean, closes his eyes and pops his eyes open, he makes me hungry!!

  • James Jackson
    James Jackson 15 days ago +1

    That sandwich looks like a Ruben on the low though 😎

  • sipulen
    sipulen 16 days ago

    The girl at 19:24 😂😂😂

  • lisa lopes
    lisa lopes 18 days ago

    You should come to Boston and visit Chinatown. so many restaurants!!!

  • Misael M
    Misael M 18 days ago +1

    Next you 2 slugs 😂😂

  • Hoten Hitonokoe
    Hoten Hitonokoe 20 days ago

    5:33 looks delicious

  • Moe R
    Moe R 22 days ago +1

    Attention: Halal guy’s hot sauce is extremely hot .. Most people use couple of drops from one bag .. Mark is insane to use 2 full bags 🔥🔥🔥 😓

  • Pam Fahey
    Pam Fahey 22 days ago

    Been therw...done that. It was SOOOOO awesome!

  • Neil Yaremchuk
    Neil Yaremchuk 22 days ago

    The darker green pickles are called “new pickles.”

  • Neil Yaremchuk
    Neil Yaremchuk 22 days ago

    Hey, you didn’t say, “I hope you’re having an amazing day.”

  • Voyager A
    Voyager A 23 days ago +1

    Sorry, but cant stand your face and expressions. Food looks great however

  • all sports doctor tyson
    all sports doctor tyson 23 days ago +3

    they forgot the neighborhood and raised their prices...bus in those dumb tourists

  • B P
    B P 23 days ago

    great smile

  • TheJR1948
    TheJR1948 23 days ago

    I will NOT touch Halal meat, the way it is slaughtered is disgusting.

  • Sipowitzz
    Sipowitzz 23 days ago

    This guy is so fake

  • Marc vdP
    Marc vdP 23 days ago

    Wondering, did you ever have tasted something you don't like? All your video's are the same, wonderfull and perfect food, think it can't be or you're invited by the company to promote...

  • Jonathan Walegir
    Jonathan Walegir 25 days ago

    Having grown up in Brooklyn NY this video brought back thoughts of some of the best food in the world and your reaction to it made me so hungry I literally could taste it by your reaction. Love your videos brother. Great mustard too.

  • Sujoy Parayil
    Sujoy Parayil 26 days ago

    Close to $50 for two sandwiches.... That is messed up..... I mean seriously.... However awesome it is, no sandwich is worth that unless it has gold in it or something or considering it is USA maybe it had oil in it😉

  • Moody BayNiu
    Moody BayNiu 27 days ago

    you know greasy food hella good

  • Moody BayNiu
    Moody BayNiu 27 days ago

    bruh................ *eyes rolling backwards

  • Tubebrerry
    Tubebrerry 27 days ago

    How big of a slacker move is it for Katz's to call that sandwich a "pastrami Reuben"? There aren't a lot of defined sandwiches - the BLT, perhaps a few others - but a Reuben is a defined sandwich: grilled rye with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Russian dressing.
    There's already another sandwich that substitutes pastrami for the corned beef and coleslaw for the sauerkraut, and it's called the Rachel. So, if Katz's wants to substitute pastrami on a Reuben, is it really heavy lifting on Katz's part simply to give the altered sandwich a different name? Instead of "pastrami Reuben," maybe call it the Michael or the Saul or the Ira - for God's sake, just pick a name and call the new sandwich THAT! Not only would Katz's be more respectful of tradition but at the same time they could take pride in their creation of a new legacy.
    If you happen to talk to Katz's, please pass my suggestion on. Thanks!

  • ATCkeepsUsafe
    ATCkeepsUsafe 27 days ago

    You take real man bites. You are a real man.

  • Jordan Smith
    Jordan Smith 28 days ago

    Good food gets the lean to the side

  • Love Thailand
    Love Thailand 28 days ago

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    ติดตามมาตั้งหลายสิบคลิป subscribed long time ago

  • Francis John Sabdani
    Francis John Sabdani 28 days ago

    Every time I watched your videos I always forget the girl who slowly breaking my heart Thank you!!!

  • Maria Callous
    Maria Callous 29 days ago

    prices...two sandwiches 40 dollars

  • Louis Holland
    Louis Holland Month ago

    France. Him eat all dat food and stay small lol..

  • Louis Holland
    Louis Holland Month ago

    Ny City has best Chef's Hands Down & Street food no other country can compete not even france.

  • Louis Holland
    Louis Holland Month ago

    Why not tour folks in every city to help find best food ..

  • Eduardo Gomes
    Eduardo Gomes Month ago

    Man.... this is a really porn food!!!!!!! Great video!

  • I Feel It Kid
    I Feel It Kid Month ago

    Halal guys is mad overhyped bro there are much better places that are cheaper and more flavorful

  • Krazylegz King
    Krazylegz King Month ago

    Chinatown is amazing but it's not the same as I remember in the early 2000s

  • Krazylegz King
    Krazylegz King Month ago

    Looks like u enjoyed my city thank u for showing me Katz diner I gotta stop in

  • Norm Santos
    Norm Santos Month ago

    so, now i'm gonna go with my carl buddig on wheat with lots of mayo and a big bowl of ramen. one can always pretend...

  • Lanna Matthews
    Lanna Matthews Month ago

    I’ve watched you enough to Know when you go sideways with that closed eye, Yummy Look, it is Well worth trying, although I can’t stand the heat you can. That Yummy look let’s ME know it’s Really worth a try.

  • G RST
    G RST Month ago

    Mark Wiens, I LOVE YOUR REACTION EVERYTIME YOU BITE OR TASTE ANY TYPE OF FOOD, i love all your videos, greetings from California.

  • Dude
    Dude Month ago

    When Mark says " OH WOW " 2 times in a row then you know it's so great and you should jump on a plane to go eat there.

  • Curt McCullough
    Curt McCullough Month ago

    Is KAtz Now Closed

  • Barry Thao
    Barry Thao Month ago

    Involve Ying more Mark!

  • curtis mccorkel
    curtis mccorkel Month ago


  • Abhishek Lal
    Abhishek Lal Month ago +1

    That is insane, that is insan, that is insan 🙄🙄🤣🤣🤣

  • korosh kabir
    korosh kabir Month ago

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  • korosh kabir
    korosh kabir Month ago

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  • Barbara Deadwyler
    Barbara Deadwyler Month ago

    You often seem to forget about your wife. You only order for yourself. Does she and your son have to eat what you order? Do you share with her? Even your server had to remind you to share his samples with your wife. If she travels with you, you should acknowledge her more and let us see her enjoying the food as well. She’s sweet and appreciative.

  • jjh lk
    jjh lk Month ago

    The pastrami is the thing to get there. Order it "moist" so you get some of the more fatty and moist pastrami.

  • Stephen Chinitz
    Stephen Chinitz Month ago

    Hey genius: one is a half sour pickle and the other is a sour pickle. Also, its called Russian dressing not Russian sauce. Also, if you want the corned beef to be juicer, order it that way. Juicy means more fat on the meat and therefore, juicier and more flavorful and more tender. You need to learn your way around a deli like Katz's, the last of the best.

  • Cat Lover
    Cat Lover Month ago

    This place is on my bucket list!

  • Alex Terlecky
    Alex Terlecky Month ago

    This guy , is absolutely REPULSIVE ! I cannot stand the way he talks and when heeats , he's totally revolting . I will NEVER watch ANY food video this guy is in ! Phooey !

  • Kynthis Olivia
    Kynthis Olivia Month ago

    3 packets of halal hot sauce?? nahh he buggin

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    T II Month ago


  • Elijah Mumford
    Elijah Mumford Month ago +1

    ...@ ...3:38... she knows WHAT TO DO ...just LOAD that sucker up with some ''HOT-MUSTARD...and DiLL-PICKLES ...or ONE or TWO WHOLE-PICKLES ...can't EAT NEW-YORK''...without the ...''PICKLES""...

  • Elijah Mumford
    Elijah Mumford Month ago +1

    ...just take ''OLD-TRUCK-ROUTE#-27 ...all the way out ...''Sunrise''...''NOTHING""...but SANDWICH"'...SHOPS''...and GUESS WHAT where ''TERM""...""M-A-N-W-I-C-H-""...was ''ORIGINATED-'''...and bring ...jar of ''DILL-or-Kosher-''PICKLES-""...

  • Turbo
    Turbo Month ago

    u chinese?

  • Tee Lee
    Tee Lee Month ago

    holy schmoly....that hot sauce is crazy hot!!! I can only use 1 pack! lol...freaking amazing

  • Devesh Agarwal
    Devesh Agarwal Month ago

    One day he will fall down while eating and that dish will be consider as world's best dish.

  • michele vitarelli
    michele vitarelli Month ago

    That sandwich is 22 bucks!

    THE KINGS Month ago

    I love his videos but his facial expressions when he eats scares me

  • Blandina Valerio
    Blandina Valerio Month ago

    I'm heading there right now!! 👌🏾👍🏾

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  • KLM Hooked Moore
    KLM Hooked Moore Month ago

    I love, love, love pastrami sandwiches from Katz's. They are fantastic! One of the pluses of living in NYC.

  • Tushar Sirwani
    Tushar Sirwani Month ago

    khate khate ek side jhuk jata hai ye to, jo chiz jada achi lagti hai utna jada niche ye jhukta hai 😁😁

  • Sean Naamani
    Sean Naamani Month ago

    Great vid. I had the opposite experience when I ate at Katz's. I found the corned beef to be more tender than the pastrami, but i think it just depends how long they have been sitting out. Both were juicy and tender, but they do have to save on food costs, so i was a bit understanding of it.

  • Dianna Walker
    Dianna Walker Month ago

    Another head roll @ 7:00.

  • Dianna Walker
    Dianna Walker Month ago

    There goes that head roll @ 6:14 lol. He'll land in the East River. Lol

  • anti social
    anti social Month ago

    never had katz. halal guys amazing but that hot sauce ruin my anus

  • Michaell Gamer
    Michaell Gamer Month ago

    His face😂

  • Skyler Snipit
    Skyler Snipit Month ago

    This Eli guy "ya man" is an asshole and a racist! He calls the two White guys "slugs", this racist should be fired!!!