East Village Eats

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


Initially I wanted nothing to do with this place, but I found myself down the block yesterday with an hour to kill so I decided to have some breakfast.  Chain restaurants (TGIF, Denny’s & the like) aren’t really my cup of tea, but I’ll admit that once I made the decision to eat here, I […]

Sunny & Annie

I doubt that there’s an East Village resident that at hasn’t bought a sandwich from Sunny & Annie whether it was on the way home from work, or stumbling around drunk on Avenue B.  My first experience with Sunny & Annie was in late 2001 when I needed some milk.  I figured that it was […]

Yaffa Cafe

This is a bit of a nostalgic post for me as I used to go to Yaffa Cafe (97 Saint Marks Pl at 1st Avenue) a lot when I first moved into the ‘hood in late 2001.  I preferred it over nearby 7A & Sidewalk Cafe for late night (they’re 24 hours) food. I returned […]