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First Weekend in Manhattan, Open to Suggestions!

ay0 | Aug 1, 2008 09:30 PM

Hello fellow foodies

I will be making my first trip to NYC next weekend, and am really looking forward to some great eats at an affordable price. Not really looking for the fancy -schmancy, pocket-emptying eateries. Am really looking to spend no more than 20 bucks for a meal, as airfare and travel is pretty expensive these days, let alone in NY!
I will be staying at the UN Millenium Plaza next to the United Nations Building, which from what I read/hear, is not very close to the famously NY places to eat in town?
But i am absolutely willing to travel for a good bite, as long as it's in Manhattan. (though i am not sure how long these trips may take on average from our location via taxi/subway)

From various websites i've heard of hundreds of chic, hip sounding restaurants, but when it comes right down to it, I am unsure about the quality of food. Because of the nature of this trip (only 3 days) i am really looking for NYC's finest or MUST eats during my short venture!

I am really looking for some good:
1.) Asian (Korean, Chinese preferably --> dim sum )
2.) Middle Eastern / Mediterranean
3.) Pizza

and any other great suggestions are welcome!

I am going as a group of 3 and we are thinking about taking the taxi to reach some retaurants?? We are not really sure how pricey this sort of thing might be, or if the subway is clearly a better choice for travel.

Please help!! We are looking to have some of Manhattan's Finest!!
Thank you to all!!!

P.S. I've decided to find my way to Kat'z on Day 1, as it seems to be a NYC staple. My question then, is whether or not to go with the tongue?? All i hear is that i've got to try it? What do you think, is Tongue right for you?

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