The Happiest Hour
The Extravagance of 13 Coins
Description: A Denny Regrade joint known for its pricey menu, retro furnishings, and 24-hour availibility.
Decor: Exaggerated high-back booths and futuristic swivel chairs designed to encase guests in luxurious leathery cocoons.
Namesake: According to ancient legend, a young man presented 13 coins to his fiancée's father to symbolize the pure love and eternal support he'd bring his future wife.
How this translates to the present day: The availability of lobster and filet mignon at 4 am, seven days a week.
Happy hours: Mon–Sat 4–6 pm and 10 pm–1:15 am, Sun 4 pm–1:15 am (!).
Happy-hour drink specials: $4 well drinks, $3 draft beer (Guinness, Red Hook ESB), $3.50 bottled beer (Amstel Light, Heineken), $4 select wine.
Happy-hour food specials: Discount appetizers, such as $3.95 fried ravioli and $4.95 barbecue pork.