Little Charlies just closed, the last spectacular fried calamari, scungili etc with sweet, medium and hot sauce. A medium that was too hot for most of the unititiated. A very funky old place, on Kenmare, since 1926 says the awning, still hanging, probably never saw a tourist,,,,
Once upon a time there was The Lime House on Mott in Chinatown - SOUTH of Canal, open til 6 in the morning, talking 60's & 70's now. From the clubs to Lime House to the 10th St baths to wake up. Or Vincent's, which was open til' maybe 3PM. (is there a board for NYC famous late nite?)
Vincent's and the new Umberto's have little in common with the past.