Chef Julie Farias may have done time at Daniel and Le Cirque, but she grew up in Texas and knows how to cure a bad hangover—with her grandmother’s chile-amped recipe for menudo.
246 DeKalb Ave., at Vanderbilt Ave., Fort Greene, Brooklyn; 718-789-2778
Imagine if a Jewish grandmother were to work within the parameters of a modern, Asian-inspired noodle bar and you have Momofuku’s superb new chicken soup.
163 First Ave., nr. 10th St.; 212-475-7899
3. 2nd Avenue Deli
If the hard-boiled service doesn’t snap you out of it, chicken in the pot will.
156 Second Ave., at 10th St.; 212-677-0606