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sashimi Jul 28, 2006 02:44 PM

heading to sugar sweet sunshine to satisfy my cupcake craving today. Any suggestions for a quick but yummy lunch around the area? Will have to head back to work after.

Thanks!

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    big o RE: sashimi Jul 28, 2006 02:55 PM

    El Castillo de Jagua, my friend. Just up the street, on Rivington at Essex. For the Cuban sandwich, or whatever else catches your fancy.

    And, if there's any leeway on your craving (or possibly room alongside it), I think SSS's banana pudding is more worthy of consumption than any of their cupcakes.

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      sashimi RE: big o Jul 28, 2006 03:00 PM

      oo..let me see if I can get a menu off menupages for the restaurant.

      as for the banana pudding - i agree it's delicious.. i might have to get one too..and those yumyum bars.. but i've been seriously craving their pumpkin cupcakes.

      can you tell i have a sweet tooth?

      Thanks for the reco!

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        calypsogirl RE: sashimi Jul 28, 2006 03:02 PM

        eat a pistachio cupcake for me!

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          big o RE: sashimi Jul 28, 2006 03:19 PM

          I didn't mean to sound as though I hate SSS's cupcakes. Their lemon cuppers are among my all-time faves. And I do enjoy their pumpkin, though I prefer to get it in big-cake slice form. Ditto the coconut.

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        calypsogirl RE: sashimi Jul 28, 2006 03:01 PM

        Falai Panetteria
        79 Clinton at Rivington

        Frankie's 15 Clinton Spuntino
        17 Clinton btwn Houston and Stanton

        Dash Dog
        127 rivington btwn norfolk and essex

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          wingman RE: calypsogirl Jul 28, 2006 06:30 PM

          I find dash dogs to be the most disgusting hot dogs I"ve ever had - waxy and gross, I'd prefer a 7-11 hotdog over those and I don't find 7-11 dogs to be very good.

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            calypsogirl RE: wingman Jul 28, 2006 06:38 PM

            heya...well, to each his own! i like the stone dog there. but honestly i think only at 3am. lol!

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          Lucia RE: sashimi Jul 28, 2006 03:36 PM

          Falai Panetteria

          1. wleatherette RE: sashimi Jul 28, 2006 03:57 PM

            naked earth cafe on rivington between norfolk and suffolk does good salads and sandwiches, cibao on the corner of clinton and rivington has excellent dominican-style chicken soup, and soy on suffolk between riv and delancey is great for homestyle japanese.

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              sashimi RE: sashimi Jul 28, 2006 06:28 PM

              thanks for your suggestions everyone!!

              The goal heading out was to eat at Dash Dogs (coworker has been wanting to try it)...but being the smart people we were, we didnt take the address with us. so we ended up going to soy (place that i've been meaning to try for ages) and we had a great time. The food was yummy - we started with the hijiki salad (seaweed, tofu, mushrooms), a very nice clean simple taste. i got the spicy tuna with avocado and sushi rice as it was too hot for the ramen w/ vegetables. Just the right amount of tuna and spicy sauce, on top of avocado with the perfect amount of vinegar-y rice .i would definitely go there again. I never would have ended up there today if I didnt catch wleatherette's post before we left.

              i got my little box of cupcakes for dessert tonight - 3 pumpkin and 1 bob (and one ooey gooey in a baggie for now).

              I am satisfied. *ahh

              1. wleatherette RE: sashimi Jul 28, 2006 06:44 PM

                i'm so glad that you enjoyed soy. the tuna and avocado is probably going to be tonight's dinner for me.

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                  superkittydog RE: sashimi Jul 28, 2006 07:28 PM

                  yum! i went to SSS last week and couldn't decide b/w the pumpkin or the vanilla cupcakes; got both with the intention of eating "half" of each....but of course I couldn't stop ;) plus, that was immediately following a kimchee filled sesame pancake from Dumpling House. Needless to say I wan't hungry for dinner!

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