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waketosleep Jun 26, 2006 10:16 PM

How about a great salad priced within reason? (especially in the village area, but sometimes I'd go anywhere for a really good one.)

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    breadnchocolate Aug 24, 2006 02:44 PM

    once upon a tart - on sullivan bet. houston and prince - has good salads and a special where you get a slice of frittata with a choice of two or three salads.

    and i used to like casse croute on west broadway way down in tribeca for their salads - but i think they recently switched to new owners - who seem very sweet and are moroccan not french - and i think they're planning to tweak the menu a little - but it would be worth going and checking that out again.

    1. jenniebnyc Aug 23, 2006 01:12 AM

      Taksim a turkish restaurant on 54th and 2nd has a great "greek" salad (although not really greek... it's turkish). It has fresh feta, marinated elephant beans, onion, tomato, cucumber, awesome grape leaves, shredded carrot, etc. It's worth a trip.

      Another good salad IMO is the BBQ Chopped from Cali Pizza Kitchen/

      For a $20 salad FREDS at Barneys has kick ass salads.

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        eastvillagegirl Jul 6, 2006 01:37 PM

        China Grill in the CBS Building at Sixth Avenue on 53rd Street has incredible salads--they're mammoth, so they should be shared. My two favorite ones are the crispy duck salad and the calamari salad--they're really fantastic!
        www.chinagrillmgt.com

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          Katherine H Jul 5, 2006 07:12 PM

          In the Village, I like the salads at All About Food on Waverly between Greene and Mercer ($5.95 for any four ingredients, I think) and at Abbondanza's on Bleecker between 6th and Macdougal (usually a bit more expensive than All About Food).

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            chocokitty Jul 1, 2006 11:05 PM

            You can go to Whole Foods' salad bar in Union Sq. on 14th St. Their salads are good and there are so many choices. It costs under $8/lb.

            1. efdee Jul 1, 2006 02:14 PM

              Le Pain Quotidien has an artichoke/arugula salad with pine nuts and basil pesto dressing that is delicious. It's pricey (around $15, served with bread) but worth the splurge.

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                jordana Jun 27, 2006 02:44 AM

                I love chopt for salads. There is one one 17th union square east. They have a menu but you can also make any kind of salad that you want. The ingredients are all really really fresh. Also the portions are huge so its a very filling salad and snack for later.

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                  sherry f Jul 11, 2006 05:55 PM

                  TChopt also has a location on UES (I'm thinking 56th or 58Th street)

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