root & bone, 200 East 3rd St near Houston. Great cocktails, beautiful space, delicious Southern-inspired food like chicken and waffles/biscuits! "Soul nurturing, conscientiously sourced, farm-fresh ingredients. A tribute to the timeless recipes and traditions of a rural America and the warm embrace of its hospitality..."
Russ & Daughters Cafe | 179 E Houston St., New York, NY. Worth the wait if you're visiting. But here's how i do it: order in bulk, to go, bring the goods to Roosevelt Park (steps away) and enjoy while watching a pick up b-ball game.