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Shopsin’s | The Lo-Down : News from the Lower East Side
Chief Curmudgeon Kenny Shopsin serves up a few hundred (no, that's not a typo) wacky items in his little corner of the Essex Market. Ignore his profane rants and occasional temper tantrums while slurping down one of 54 "made from scratch" soups, mac 'n cheese pancakes or shrimp gumbo grits - or the duck/chorizo/shrimp stew. 120 Essex Street, near Rivington Open Tue-Sat, 9:30am-2pm; Sun-Mon, closed No phone Web site