Champs is vegan, and it’s more fun than your average diner. They compensate for the fact that they don’t use animal products by putting sprinkles on pancakes and making tater tot nachos. You’ll wonder how everything is meat and dairy-free (including the mozzarella sticks), and you’re probably better off not asking. This is hangover food for vegetarians, but a meat-eater should find something to get down with here as well.
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Tom’s is a Brooklyn classic for breakfast and lunch since 1936. You know what’s kept them in business for so long? Free stuff. That, and really good sausage.
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Even though it's in Midtown, this multi-level meat market serves up one of our favorite steaks in town, and it's not what you might expect from a steakhouse in the area.
If you live near Walter Foods, you come here a lot. I guess if we lived near Walter Foods, we would too.
Hart’s is a tiny place in Bed-Stuy with some surprisingly good food. The menu changes often, but they always play early 2000′s R&B.
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A falafel sandwich at Taim is the best thing you can get in NYC for less than $10 and also theoretically eat daily without disastrous consequences.
Superiority Burger is a tiny vegetarian counter-service place in the East Village with a decent veggie burger, great sides, and excellent gelato.
Anthony & Son Panini Shoppe
Anthony & Son is the place to go in East Williamsburg for a sandwich so filling you won’t eat for... ever again.
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