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We have all been there. Bars close at 1am, 2am, or 4am if you are in New York. You are hungry, but you don't really want a slice of pizza. Jesse Malin is a musician, bar owner, and New Yorker, so he knows where to go after a show and the bars close.

Here are Jesse's top 24 hour restaurants in NYC.

  • New York's East Village may have changed in the past 10 years, but there are still signs of the "Ukrainian East Village". Veselka has been serving pierogies, borscht, stuffed cabbage, and other Ukranian specialties since 1954. They serve beer and wine. It's a great place to sit at the bar and have food and a beer. Or, have breakfast in the morning while reading the paper. 144 Second Avenue between St Marks and 9th Street

  • Another favorite diner in the East Village is Odessa. You can get an omelette, kielbasa, or a burger at any time day or night Thursday - Sunday. If you are out late on Monday or Tuesday, Odessa is open until 3am. If you live in the East Village, Odessa is deliverying their old-school East European food late night. Check their site for the hours. Jesse recommends that you go and meet the guys running it. You have to watch the video to find out why. 119 Avenue A between St Marks and 7th St. 

  • There are a few 24 hour spots in Chinatown. Jesse recommends Wo Hop. The prices are great, it's clean, and the guys running it are real characters. There is a lot to see and hear when you are there late night. 17 Mott Street 

Jesse's band D Generation has a new album out. It's called Nothing is Anywhere and it's available on itunes

Check out Jesse’s tour dates. He usually sticks around after the show, so say "hi" and let him know where to get something to eat after the show in your city.

Filed Under: beer, breakfast, burgers, cafes, Chinese food, East Village, New York, vegetarian

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