If you’re the kind of person who gets high once a year, today is likely the day you do it. If you're the kind of person who gets high way more times than once a year, every day is likely the day you do it. If you're the kind of person who does either, you're gonna want to read about these 20 must-eat NYC munchies.
Oh, and we pulled some of these from our new hasthtag #forkyeah, so if taking pics of ohmygodfood and getting Insta-famous is your thing, start tagging your photos and we’ll share the best ones on our Instagram and Facebook. Enjoy.
The Nugget Spot (address and info) East Village They’re a hybrid of nachos and nuggets, and thanks to the Nugget Spot, now you don’t have to do this yourself. Also of note here: the 420 Combo, which includes 20 pieces of any chicken nugget, two sides, two drinks, and one CSB (deep-fried cookie dough nuggets) for $20 and a nugget eating contest at 8pm today.
Korean baked goods
Tous Les Jours (address and info) Koreatown It has some excellent bread, but also, some insanity like this hot dog cheesy bread shot by Thrillist Partnerships Manager @yvngandrew.
Mac & cheese
Mable’s Smokehouse (address and info) Williamsburg You're thinking about licking your screen right now, aren’t you? DON’T! Get this killer mac from Mable’s like @instafung did.
Crispy arepa frita Cubana
Patacon Pisao (address and info) Lower East Side @PataconPisaoNYC does a lot of good stuff, but not a whole lot looks better than this crispy arepa frita Cubana, loaded with fried queso blanco, pulled pork, and ham.
New York Dog House (address and info) Astoria This links spot just debuted this bad boy with sautéed peppers, mushrooms, marinara, and mozzarella on a weisswurst. You’re gonna want this.
The Commodore (address and info) Williamsburg Distract yourself with a video game or a weird movie from the '80s while you house down on this master class in grilled cheese making.
Shake Shack's breakfast sandwiches
Shake Shack in Grand Central (address and info) Midtown What you’re doing up this early and in Grand Central is a mystery, but make it worthwhile by scoring a box of these bad boys.
Tortas Neza at Juan Bar (address and info) Corona Get out to Corona for some of the best cheap eats in the city at the window for Tortas Neza at Juan Bar and experience a massive sandwich that’s packed with pretty much every meat you can think of (or at least everything they have).
Taïm (address and info) West Village Munchies are better when you can pretend they’re healthy.
Smoked meat poutine
Mile End (address and info) Nolita/Boerum Hill Cheese curds, gravy, fries, smoked meat, repeat.
Brooklyn Star (address and info) Williamsburg Another winner from @yvngandrew, these go great with fried chicken and another order of donuts.
Baohaus (address and info) East Village Eddie Huang is famous now, and these are the buns that got him started. Those are two facts you will probably not remember while taking down, like, 20 of them. The photo’s by @Wendsdaway.
Sticky’s Finger Joint (address and info) West Village/Murray Hill @one4islands knows what's up: get bomb chicken fingers covered with all kinds of crazy toppings, including pretzels and salted caramel. Also, don’t leave without getting the s’mores fries.