This may be news to you, but living in New York is kind of expensive. And while it may always be the land of $17 cocktails and unmentionable rents, the food scene isn’t all that bleak. The sheer number of restaurants in our proximity means at least a few of them have to be affordable, right? When you finally discover these gems, it can feel like winning the lottery — but we’re helping tip the scales by giving you this list of New York's best spots for cheap (and delicious!) eats.