If you skipped lunch at the office and need to get some food in your body ASAP, Marengo on the Alley has good drinks, plus a menu of under-$5 sliders that could mean the difference between having a good time with your friends and going on a hangry rant that scares them all away. Not scaring your friends is good. Get some sliders.
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