Home of NYC's most popular cheap burger. Get a Shack Burger single ($4.25) or double ($7.25) & fries ($2.75). Wait on line – it’s worth it! Read more.
Try the fried chickpeas, tossed with a savory mix of salt, cayenne pepper and pungent garam masala. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.
The 92Y brings in dozens of prominent speakers, including many famous authors and poets, to speak throughout the year. Tickets are only $10 if you're under 35. - Lauren Indvik Read more.
Pick up provisions for a home-cooked Italian meal at Mario Batali’s massive retail-restaurant complex. You can also choose from one of six on-site eateries. Read more.
The best small venue for checking out headlining comics has seen Dave Chappelle, Susie Essman, Tracy Morgan and others grace its stage. Read more.
For $5 or less, fill up on some of NYC’s greatest cheap dumplings. Try the sesame pancakes for $.50 each and get 3 pork fried buns for $1. Read more.
You must try the burger ($9.75). It's griddled and features "juicy and flavorful loosely packed patties on simple toasted white buns." Read more.
The only arthouse cinema in New York whose banana bread is endorsed by postmodern luminary Jacques Derrida. Read more.
Together with the 92nd Street Y, this is the best place in NYC to see a not-boring lecture. Events here are typically quirkier and cheaper then uptown and often include a beer. Read more.
Our Readers' Choice WINNER for Best Cupcakes. They create a '60s retro vibe for those sugar lovers who crave red velvet cupcakes. At $1.50 per cake, you can buy two and take it easy on your wallet. Read more.
Sit at their meandering lunch counter and get some raw oysters that start at $1.95. Their menu changes daily, so stop in and check out the catch of the day from both coasts. Read more.
the 90+ year-old SoHo institution cracks its first beer (mostly American, 12 on tap, 18 by the bottle) at 8 am every day except Sunday, when the Lord is honored with a noon opening & free bagels. Read more.