This newly-renovated late-night Midtown fixture is known for its drumsticks and chicken wings—soy garlic or hot, or half and half—and also has a variety of house specialties on offer, including a secret-seasoning marinated bulgogi burger and plates of pork fat edamame and beef of pork dumplings. L & D (daily). $$
The celebrated West Coast burger joint hits the West Village, introducing the unique (and addictive) umami-focused menu—thatsavory Japanese “fifth taste,” after sweet, sour, bitter and salty—to the NYC masses. Featured are the original umami burger (shiitake mushroom, caramelized onions, roasted tomato, Parmesan crisp, umami ketchup) and the location specific specialty, the 5 spice duck burger (house-ground duck, peach-apple chutney, Chinese 5 spice, Madagascar pepper,crispy duck skin, garlic ailoi and caramelized fennel). L & D (daily).