Breakfast for dinner, bottomless coffee, and corned beef hash. Whether it’s 10 o’clock in the morning or 10 o’clock at night, these are the things that give life to America’s diners.
The pandemic has taken its toll on these beloved institutions — East Village Ukrainian diner Odessa closed in July 2020, while 91-year-old Eisenberg’s Sandwich Shop shut down in March 2021 — but that diner spirit is still alive in a number of the Formica countertops and laminated booths of New York City. From Junior’s in Downtown Brooklyn to Pearl Diner in the Financial District, New York’s most iconic diners are still oases for people craving old-fashioned food. Here’s where to find that feeling.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More