We gave you our cheat-sheet to the West, so it's only fair that you want the East, too. And we're nothing if not equal-opportunists, especially when it comes to NYC's top eateries. So, fellow foodies, give a warm welcome to our newest grub guide—a list of some of the best restaurants (14, to be exact) in the happenin' E.V. You want Moroccan? We got it. Locales that welcome carnivores, herbivores, and Tompkins Square Park stoners alike? Done! Every entry on this list is a favorite among neighborhood residents and critics citywide. So, be prepared to sneak in some extra crunches before that next beach visit: These are the top spots for a fresh meal with even fresher atmosphere, specially scouted by yours truly. Dig in—deep.
Check out 14 of our favorite East Village restos!