The Lower East Side has no shortage of booze-spongey food open late on the cheap. But some bites are better than others, worth a special trip no matter the hour. From hero sandwiches and corner slices to meatballs and steamed crab legs, here are 15 ways to eat well after after dark on the LES.
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There's something to be said for quantity. And when $5 buys a you a footlong sandwich loaded with cheese and saucy meatballs, quantity counts.
The lower east side strip just below Houston near Allen street has plenty of great bars and night spots. But is there anywhere to get a decent slice to postpone the next morning's hangover?