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Vegetarian place around midtown, and baklava

unifer Aug 29, 2001 10:53 PM

I am coming to New York and would like to find a place in midtown that serves good vegetarian food for semi-special occasions. Looking for $10-15 for entrees, thereabouts. Also, any suggestions on good balkava? Not the wet, syruppy kind, but the flaky, dry kind that melts as you eat it. Thank you. -Chris

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    HLing RE: unifer Aug 30, 2001 11:42 AM

    Look up Zen Palate, 49th and 9th Ave I think, and Zenith, 888 8th Ave for vegetarians. Do Not go to the Zen Palate on B'way in the 70s unless you like gooey sweet brown sauce on everything.....

    Enjoy NY!

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      M.Dale RE: unifer Aug 30, 2001 10:06 PM

      Don't forget Chinese and Indian options. Bukhara,
      on 49th between 2nd and 3rd, for instance, has
      excellent food. Try the black lentils. It's
      within your price range, or thereabouts, and has a
      pleasant room.
      Welcome to town!

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        Berl kaufman RE: M.Dale Sep 1, 2001 05:11 PM

        Yes, Bukhara has a lunch buffet that's excellent. I go there all the time. The service, btw, is superb, not that this matters much.

        I concur about the Zen Palate. It's great if you like mock meat with bizarre names. I happen to like that stuff.

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