Longest line that’s worth the wait: Five Leaves
When the platters of fluffy ricotta pancakes, Moroccan scrambles, and anything-but-basic avocado toast arrive at your table, any lengthy wait time will be forgiven.
Sometimes you just need a hangover-busting burger in a quiet, dark place. The tiny gastropub offers six combos made with its hefty 7oz patties -- like the Alamo with a fried egg, onion ring, and pepper Jack -- and three non-beef alternatives (turkey, fish, and veggie), if you're into that kind of thing.
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Patty Lee is a reporter and editor (and French toast enthusiast) who has written for Zagat, Time Out New York, New York Daily News, and Cooking Channel. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.