About the book
The Happy Pig is author and journalist Mark Fleischmann. A New Yorker since 1975, he has eaten thousands of meals in hundreds of restaurants. Here he sums up 100+ favorite haunts in a style that's witty, concise, and free from food-critic pretension. Ever wondered where to find New York City's best pizza, best burger, best chicken, best soup? Mark tells you where to go in a wide-ranging survey that'll have you rubbing elbows with residents of many different neighborhoods. Whether you're a first-time visitor to the city, or just a resident tired of your local offerings, Mark will show you how to eat like a real New Yorker!
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About the author
Mark Fleischmann has been an independent writer for more than 20 years. His writing appears regularly in Home Theater, E-Gear, Custom Retailer, CrutchfieldAdvisor.com, and DesignTechnica.com. He has served as founding editor-in-chief of etown.com, senior editor of Video Magazine, audio critic of Rolling Stone, and columnist for Premiere, The Village Voice, and Audio Video Interiors. His writing has appeared in Bloomberg Personal, Details, Entertainment Weekly, The Menís Journal, Newsday, Spin, The Ultimate AV Guide, The Washington Post, and many other publications. He has lived in New York City since 1975. Visit Mark's homepage.