[The Back Room. Photograph by Eater photographer Noah Kalina]
1) Lower East Side: Move over, La Esquina. There's a new secret bar on the Lower East Side. Er, not so secret. Well, sort of secret. Anyway: The Back Room. Go nuts, kids.
2) Turtle Bay: Goodburger is the new hamburger hotness.
3) As of this Sunday, Yumcha passes on. Already gone: Park Avalon and Bongo Fry Shack.