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Jul 10, 2006 05:03 PM

Need a Pick-Me-Up Lunch, Murray Hill Area

I'm feeling down in the dumps today - no need to explain why. I could use a pick-me-up kind of lunch - something to make me happy. Murray Hill area, tho I'd walk out a bit if need be.

NOT looking for drinks. Don't need to be picked up that much LOL. Just good food.

Any ideas?


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  1. It's restaurant week. Walk down to Union Square Cafe and have lunch at the bar. It's not reserved. You may have to wait a bit but you should be ok.

    3 Replies
    1. re: Maxwell

      I totally forget about that. I'm sure I can find several places nearby - thanks for reminding me. USC is a bit too far a walk, I only get an hour for lunch and I'm on 38th. Wonder if I could talk my boss into taking me for lunch LOL.


      1. re: sivyaleah

        how about Artisanal? might be a bit hot for fondue but good cheese and oysters make me happy.

        1. re: eeee

          Actually, Artisinal is the one that popped into my head. I think I'm going to take a chance and walk over and see if they can accommodate just me. Hopefully they can.

          I love that place too.

    2. Had a restaurant week lunch today at 11 Madison Park - just 10 blocks south of you - and it was terrific! I recommend the grilled watermelon, scallops, gnocchi, and raspberry dessert.