Jon Stewart: It’s the Pierogies

For me, New York is all about going to restaurants. You know, low down restaurants like Veselka. Why Veselka? It’s the pierogies. Anything wrapped in pierogi flour, that’s what I go for.

Fried pierogies at Veselka, a 24-hour restaurant that's been serving up Ukranian food like pierogies, borscht and grilled kielbasa in the East Village for 57 years. Veselka will soon open a second location on the Bowery. Flickr/roboppy

Jon Stewart is an actor, Emmy-winning writer and television host. Since 1999, he has been the anchor and executive producer of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”

This recommendation originally appeared in the book “My City, My New York.”

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