Hal Rubenstein's Pick
- La Bottega
88 Ninth Avenue, 212-243-8400
When you feel like slurping pasta after midnight in a hip-but-cozy hangout that won’t hang you out to dry.
Adam Platt's Pick
80 Spring Street, 212-965-1414
The best boudin noir in town after midnight.
Robin Raisfeld's Pick
- Schiller's Liquor Bar
131 Rivington Street, 212-260-4555
You’ll have to go very late indeed for a decent shot at snagging that corner table and a great 2 a.m. Welsh rarebit.
Rob Patronite's Pick
- Rai Rai Ken
116 East 27th Street, 212-447-7733
Tremendous bowls of steaming ramen bailed out of great cauldrons till 2:30 a.m.
Best Late-Night Dining
From the 2004 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
Where can you find the city’s top dog groomer? Last-minute tailor? Beef tongue? We eat, drink, dance, shop, shvitz, and trampoline our way around the city, not to mention poll scores of in-the-know colleagues, hard-partying friends, opinionated family members, and, this year, a team of guest expert bloggers to bring you answers to all of the above questions, and hundreds more, in the form of our annual “Best of New York” issue.