There are two questions New Yorkers are regularly accosted with—"Where is [insert landmark here]?" and "What's good to eat?" The latter, we actually enjoy answering.

Rather than allowing your friends from out of town to indulge in over-hyped dishes like Serendipity III's frozen hot chocolate (too gimmicky) or Magnolia cupcakes (too much frosting), push them towards the things actual New Yorkers eat. 

First We Feast's list of 25 Things Out-Of-Towners Need to Try While in New York compiles the best of the best: classics, new favorites, and inexpensive, essential bites that will woo your guests tastebuds off. Get the complete guide to food that impresses here.