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  • - So I have my Fantasy Suite card.

  • (laughs)

  • - We blush.

  • (upbeat music)

  • - Look at that thing, that's beautiful.

  • (upbeat music)

  • Hey guys what's going on?

  • It's Tyler Cameron.

  • I'm down to take you on some of my favorite places

  • to eat in the city.

  • So this is my own food tour with with y'all.

  • Let's go.

  • (upbeat music)

  • All right, so, we're here at Tompkins Square Park.

  • This is a place where we take a lot of our kids

  • with ABC Food Tours.

  • I had one of my favorite moments of all time here

  • with one of our kids.

  • We were sitting here watching the guys skateboard

  • and eating Village Square Pizza

  • and he looks up to me and he goes,

  • "This is the best day I've ever had in my life."

  • What we do here with these kids is so much fun.

  • It provides such an experience for them

  • and for us as well.

  • We learn so much from them.

  • So, I love doing it,

  • love spending time with these kids

  • and this is right here where we do it all.

  • (upbeat music)

  • So, here we are,

  • my breakfast spot,

  • Tompkins Square Bagels,

  • come on and check it out.

  • (upbeat music)

  • All right, can I get a Everything bagel,

  • half scooped with butter

  • and bacon, egg and cheese please.

  • And mustard on the side.

  • So, I had my family in town,

  • this past weekend on Saturday.

  • We all came in here.

  • We had probably about 10 of us sitting on that table

  • and I had my first Lox bagel,

  • the pastrami lox deluxe,

  • it was incredible.

  • Today I'm sticking with my orignal order,

  • bacon, egg and cheese,

  • half scoop butter.

  • Everything bagel, perfect.

  • - Here you go Tyler

  • - Thank you sir.

  • - Bacon, egg and cheese, enjoy.

  • - Appreciate it.

  • - All right.

  • - That's all.

  • Always got to have a breakfast bagel

  • with a side of mustard.

  • My pops put me on that

  • and ever since I started doing it,

  • I could not eat it without mustard now.

  • So, mustard on your breakfast sandwich

  • is the way to go, I promise.

  • So, I first heard about this place

  • through my roommate, Matt James.

  • He put me on here

  • when we first started ABC Food Tours

  • this was one of his favorite spots

  • when I came to the city.

  • So, we started here for breakfast,

  • hit like 10 other spots that day,

  • and this place has always stuck with me.

  • So, I'm a big fan of Tompkins Square Bagels

  • and I always come here now.

  • So, we got our breakfast in,

  • we got our workout in,

  • had a clean up, shower up, changed

  • and now it's time to go to my favorite lunch spot.

  • Flip Sigi's,

  • see my boy, Jordan Andino,

  • the chef there.

  • Love him, love his food.

  • I'm very excited for this.

  • (upbeat music)

  • So, here we are,

  • we're at Flip Sigi.

  • This is one of my favorite spots in the city.

  • It's my Monday spot

  • 'cause it's buy one get one burrito.

  • Jordan's a great friend of mine

  • he's an amazing chef.

  • So, I love to come here every Monday,

  • and cause some chaos.

  • So, when I come here

  • I always gotta get the Cali Burrito.

  • That's my go to every single time.

  • I like to get the pork buns,

  • what are they called?

  • - They're called the Nice Buns.

  • - The nice buns, all right.

  • Today I am going to do the Cali Burrito

  • with a side of fries.

  • - [Waiter] A side of fries, you got it buddy.

  • - All right.

  • My guy, Jordan.

  • - [Jordan] Yo, what up?

  • - It's good brother.

  • - What's up baby?

  • What's happening?

  • - Not much.

  • I had to show off one of my favorite spots in the city.

  • - Yeah!

  • - So, this is Jordan.

  • This is my guy.

  • - What up?

  • - Great friend, ever better chef.

  • Huge fan of his restaurant here.

  • So, I had to showcase it.

  • Love this place.

  • - Thanks for coming by man.

  • - We just ran a marathon together.

  • - I mean, he passed me.

  • He passed me at 23, 24.

  • It was bad.

  • - He blew by me and then I passed him,

  • and then he blew by me again,

  • and then I passed him.

  • This guy ran a craziest race I've ever seen.

  • - Are you gonna do it next year?

  • - Yeah.

  • You're gonna do it again with me, right?

  • - Ah. Great.

  • - All right.

  • - Oh no.

  • - It's on record - Okay, yeah, yeah,

  • it's on record.

  • I literally told Jess,

  • I was like I'm never doing that again.

  • You hungry?

  • - Yes, I'm getting the Cali Burrito.

  • I always get it.

  • - Okay, you have to.

  • - The fried chicken sandwich is banging.

  • - Okay, okay.

  • - Get that, I'll eat that

  • you try it. - I'll try it.

  • - And to drink.

  • - Should we do a beer?

  • - I'll do a beer.

  • - Let's do a beer.

  • - Cali Burrito and fries.

  • - Let's go, thank you.

  • Look at that thing.

  • That's beautiful.

  • Big fan of the red sauce here,

  • it gives a little bit of kick,

  • it's got a little vinegary bite to it,

  • a nice touch to the Cali Burrito.

  • Lay it on there thick.

  • Can't beat it.

  • Best burrito in the city.

  • (upbeat music)

  • All right, so it's dinner time.

  • We're going to Bobwhite's.

  • Bobwhite's is southern comfort food.

  • Me being from the south,

  • I love me some good southern comfort food.

  • It's a great date spot.

  • They're always bumping some good R&B.

  • So many great options down here

  • in the lower east side village area.

  • So, you can't go wrong eating out down here.

  • (upbeat music)

  • The timing is great, the marathon just happened,

  • so, this is my cheat day.

  • One of you guys have to come have dinner with me

  • I can't eat alone.

  • Erica, all right.

  • I've been having a hard time getting a date lately.

  • - Is this date.

  • - I got you Erica.

  • - Hi.

  • - How are you? - How's it going?

  • - Have you ever been here before?

  • - I have not, what's good?

  • - Do you like fried southern food?

  • - I do.

  • - You do?

  • - I do.

  • - This is the spot, all right.

  • - Perfect.

  • - Are you from the south?

  • - I'm from Delaware.

  • - That's not the south.

  • We gotta get you some southern food.

  • - Yeah.

  • - All right.

  • I'm getting the buffalo chicken sandwich.

  • - Hmm, that sounds really good.

  • I'm gonna do the fried chicken.

  • - All right let's roll.

  • - Let's have some fried chicken.

  • - There we go, dive on in.

  • - All right, cheers.

  • - Cheers.

  • - I'm drinking wine, this is great.

  • - I want wine.

  • - You want wine?

  • - Can I get wine? - We can switch,

  • we can switch.

  • - Now it's a date.

  • - Okay, now we gotta cheer again.

  • - Now we can cheers. - Cheers.

  • - There we go.

  • - That's better.

  • - I finally got a date in New York City,

  • other than Matt and my dad.

  • This is a new first for me.

  • - I love it.

  • So, how does New York food match up

  • to food in the South?

  • So, New York food's phenomenal.

  • Can't argue that.

  • But, there's some spots,

  • like barbecue,

  • the best barbecue I've ever had

  • is in Austin, Texas.

  • - Really?

  • - Coopers.

  • Yeah, best of the best.

  • Beef rib, amazing.

  • But, I will say Red Hook in Brooklyn,

  • a place called Hometown Barbecue.

  • - I've been there!

  • - You've been to Hometown? - It's so good!.

  • - Okay, let's go!

  • - It's so good. - Yes.

  • Their beef ribs comparable is very good.

  • For when it comes to fried chicken,

  • I have a place at home,

  • it's literally across the street from my house.

  • And like, whenever mom didn't make dinner,

  • we would walk across the street

  • and go eat dinner there.

  • And they had these things called Zingers,

  • which is like fried chicken,

  • unreal my mouths salivating talking about it,

  • I'm gonna start drooling.

  • (laughs)

  • Overall though, New York's got the best food.

  • - Do you have a favorite pizza place here?

  • - Favorite pizza place here.

  • - It's very controversial.

  • - It is, it is.

  • Like people will definitely get after you,

  • if you have the wrong name.

  • If you don't say Joe's,

  • people lose it.

  • - Yeah.

  • - I like Bleecker, I like Joes's,

  • current street pizza, grandma style.