Korzo's deep fried burger is made of a grilled 10-ounce patty topped with Edam cheese, bacon, German mustard, and pickles, all wrapped in lángos, a yeasted Hungarian flatbread. It's like a burger stuffed into a fluffy, chewy doughnut. They also offer a non-fried burger, but you know which one to choose: fried.
The East Village's borscht belt takes all comers, old foreigners next to fresh new faces, forming one of the city's most democratic public spaces. And come icy winters, their bowls of chicken soup and plates of potato dumplings satisfy like nothing else. Here's a roster of the old timers that are still standing, with field notes on what to order.