Manny’s (address and info)
What you’re getting: Corned beef sandwich, matzoh ball soup, short ribs
This cafeteria-style Jewish deli is famous for pastrami and corned beef sandwiches and old-school comfort foods like beef brisket, meatloaf, and short ribs, and also for the crowd, from aldermen, to Streets & San guys, to tourists and retirees, that gathers here in a common love for the deli.
La Fournette (address and info)
What you’re getting: Ham and cheese sandwich, crêpe with veggies, Niçoise salad
This bakery makes the best French bread in the city, and here you can have it with a croque-monsieur, quiche lorraine, or other French classics -- and don’t forget a macaron for dessert.