Eat Cheap Without Eating Like a Chump

Photo: Hannah Whitaker

In case our Burger Register has completely overwhelmed you and you’re wondering which of the 82 patties are the very best of the best, Adam Platt names his top nine in this week’s Eat Cheap guide, and picks his favorite sandwiches, too. If you’re bent on something a bit more upscale, Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld point to some cut-rate options at high-class locales, and of course they unleash their annual compendium of the city’s notable wallet-friendly restaurants. Finally, we’re living in an age where even fancy cocktails are affordable — during happy hour, anyway! Find out where you can drink well for $8 or less.