Me and lead singer for the New York Dolls, David Johansen, visited some local joints even Staten Islanders may not be familiar with. The bread's the thing at working-class Sri Lankan joints like Staten Island's New Asha Cafe.
Chinese Restaurant in Staten Island, NY, United States
I love a good tiki bar and tiki bloggers and aficionados rave about this place, which looks like it hasn't changed since it opened in 1972. Me and David Johansen enjoyed boat drinks and a pu pu platter while sitting in a grass hut booth.
The Feeding Tree is a locals-only haunt that serves a full meal for less than the price of one beer inside the ballpark, and it's practically within sight of the upper deck seats. The jerk shrimp is worth the trip.