THE CHIHUAHUA ($4.50), description below
Warning: This post is not for the weight-conscious.
Imagine deep frying a bacon wrapped hot dog and topping it off with avocado and sour cream. I know, it sounds disgusting. Even the avocado lover might find that repulsive. But don’t judge before you try it.
Slo can eat. That’s the Chihuahua and I believe the Spicy Redneck (a house dog, bacon wrapped, with chili, cole slaw, and jalapenos)
It took a long while for me to figure out how the bacon seems have been infused onto the hot dog until a friend told me that they deep fry their hot dogs (and grill them), so it would make perfect sense that when you bite into a Chihuahua, it just seems to melt into your mouth. I would have never considered eating slices of avocado with a hot dog, but you know how avocado is so buttery and creamy? It just contributes to the in-your-mouth melting factor. And yes, sour cream. I just wish the hot dog itself was bigger.
It’s usually jam packed at night and tables are rare to come by. You might think that $4.50 for a hot dog is expensive, but consider how you’d never be able to find such an exotic hot dog on the streets. Heck, I don’t even think you could really make it, unless if you have one of those nifty deep frying apparatus things at home.
So onto 2 Bros. Sliced pizza for only $1. That’s right. $1. And if you want a topping like pepperoni or mushrooms, it’s only an extra $.50.
Don’t expect it to be mind blowing or anything. It’s just dough, tomato sauce, and cheese. But for $1, it’s worth the price. And the slices sell so fast that you’re almost always guaranteed to have a slice fresh out of the oven. That means melted cheese that dangles from the pizza if you so choose to bite from the right angle.
And there you have it. Two places for your late night cravings, both on St. Marks and minutes away from the NYU campus.