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Coming to NY next month...need ideas/help!


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Coming to NY next month...need ideas/help!

wendytexas | | May 19, 2010 05:30 AM

Coming in for our second visit to NY next month. Very excited and going to try the following restaurants...input/thoughts appreciated. We're staying on the far UES (106th and Lexington) at Margot Guest House, so any good ideas for quick breakfasts up that way are appreciated.

Friday: Will arrive late afternoon and looking for a dinner spot. Originally wanted to have a foodie splurge, but decided we want something more low-key and casual our first night since we have lots going on in the evenings this trip! ! UES/UWS/Midtown preferred...casual, but GOOD food is a must!

Saturday: Doughnut Plant, brunch at Stanton Social, dumplings in Chinatown, and a late dinner at Balthazar.

Sunday: Breakfast at El Paso Taqueria and late lunch/early dinner at Lombardi's (after the Astros/Yankees game). We're catching a jazz show at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, so we'll have a snack there to meet the food/drink minimum per table.

Monday: Pitstop at Levain Bakery to get more of their AMAZING choc chip cookies!! Lunch at Shake Shack (UWS location) and BILs birthday dinner at BLT Prime.

Tuesday: Lunch at Candle Cafe (SIL's a vegan). Looking for a late post-theater dinner location after we see Wicked at the Gershwin Theater. Money may be running low by this point if last trip is any indication :lol:.

Wednesday: Walking the Brooklyn Bridge...any ideas for a quick lunch in Brooklyn that's walking distance from the bridge...other than Grimaldi's? We have a Grimaldi's in my city, so we can get it anytime!

Shake Shack
Madison Ave and E 23rd St, New York, NY 10010

Stanton Social
99 Stanton Street, New York, NY 10002

Doughnut Plant
379 Grand St, New York, NY 10002

BLT Prime
111 East 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010

Levain Bakery
167 W 74th St, New York, NY 10023

El Paso Taqueria
237 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
33 W 60th St, New York, NY 10023

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