East Village Eats

Food & Drink recommendations straight from the East Village, New York City

Locals Only Deal at Carteles

From March 15th to April 1st, Cuban sandwich shop Carteles (443 East 6th Street @ Avenue A, attached to the yet to open Cienfuegos) will be offering locals (must bring proof of residency; driver’s license, mail, etc.) a sandwich & chips for $5 (reduced from $8.50).  Lunchtime only, 3-7pm.  Get your pressed sandwich on! Image […]

Cafe Habana

I went to ‘hipster-laden’ Cafe Habana a while back with my brother & his girlfriend & I’m only just getting around to writing it up.  This is well out of my normal range, but we were shopping in the area & hungry.  I’ll let you know now that the place is tiny & really cramped, plus it’s […]

Brunch at Yuca Bar

Yuca Bar & Restaurant (111 Avenue A @ 11th street) is quickly becoming one of my go to spots in the neighborhood.  A few Saturdays ago, I went there with some friends for Brunch.  It being the weekend & all, I had called ahead to ask if it was busy.  What we were hoping was […]