Recommended by : Matt Levine (Restaurateur, Chalk Point Kitchen)

Cuisine:Bar, Hamburgers. Price: $$. Location: .

On the border between Chinatown and the Lower East Side, this cozy bar attracts everyone from businessmen to the avid tattooed skateboarder. The cocktails, beer, and bar food are superb and have created a legion of devotees who go rain or shine. The owner of Chalk Point Kitchen, Matt Levine, considers their breakfast part of his ideal food day.