Food & Drink

Secret haircuts and snails at 5:30AM

Sure, plenty of New Yorkers stay out way too late drinking and eating, but few posses the expertise, indefatigability, and awareness of places not named Silver Spurs that a hungry, thirsty chef does.Here to school you on how to do things right is Maialino executive chef Nick Anderer. After meeting up with him at his joint at 9:30p on Tuesday, we embarked on an eight-stop, eight-hour consumption tour that involved everything from beignets to Fernet to giant plates of snails, with a lovely nose-ringed lady thrown in for good measure. Read on and prosper.