For over 30 years, National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita has captured powerful images from his prolific travels throughout Asia.

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Cibo e Vino

Italian restaurant
2418 Broadway, New York, NY 10024, United States
Cibo e Vino

"Cibo e Vino is neighborhood Italian but really well done."

Michael YAMASHITA

Lucciola

Fine dining restaurant
621 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024, United States
Lucciola

"Lucciola — a little expensive, but they’ve got great stuff, like 90-day old wagyu. Of course you’ve got to try that once. It’ll cost you a fortune, but that's really good stuff and a great wine list."

Michael YAMASHITA

Jing Fong

Chinese restaurant
380 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10024
Jing Fong

"For Chinese, it's Jing Fong. Huge landmark in New York Chinatown, but they had to close over Covid so it's no longer, except for the branch on the Upper West Side."

Michael YAMASHITA

Yasaka

Sushi restaurant
251 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023, United States
Yasaka

"For sushi, it's Yasaka. They’ve got a great omakase, it's not too dear."

Michael YAMASHITA

City Diner

Diner
2441 Broadway, New York, NY 10024, United States
City Diner

"Some of the best photographers in the world happen to be my friends and live in New York City, so of course we hang out. Usually I do breakfast at City Diner and start from there."

Michael YAMASHITA

DEL Helicopters

Helicopter tour agency
Essex County Airport, 169 Passaic Avenue, Fairfield, NJ 07004
DEL Helicopters

"I suggest to everybody, if you want to see New York in a unique way, just get in a helicopter. They have several services — mine is based in New Jersey at Essex airport: DEL Helicopters. That is just a great way to see the city. I recommend it because there is no other city like New York for skyline."

Michael YAMASHITA

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