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

sivyaleah Jul 10, 2006 05:03 PM

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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    Maxwell RE: sivyaleah Jul 10, 2006 05:08 PM

    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.

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      sivyaleah RE: Maxwell Jul 10, 2006 05:10 PM

      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.


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        eeee RE: sivyaleah Jul 10, 2006 05:13 PM

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

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          sivyaleah RE: eeee Jul 10, 2006 05:15 PM

          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.

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      Maxwell RE: sivyaleah Jul 11, 2006 01:44 AM

      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.

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