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Light bite near FIT - 7th and 27th - any recommendations for a good coffee shop or quick restaurant?

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  1. Go south, Karenska...tons o' restaurants on 7th below 23rd. For a coffee shop I'd inhabit the New Venus, on 8th just south of 23rd. But on 7th and 8th between 14th and 23rd there are MANY choices to consider for a quick bite.

    1. I moved into the neighborhood relatively recently, and while yes, there are TONS of places to eat, I haven't found very many inexpensive solid places. Most of the restos there are overpriced for the quality of food they serve. That said, for QUICK and cheap(er) bites, there are a bunch of Thai places (Song Kran on 8th and Pongsri are right by FIT), Burritoville if you must, a bunch of diners (though I haven't tried many of them out), Kofoo on 8th (for Korean mandoo, it looks like), Brown Cafe (?) right next door, and it looks like Burgers & Cupcakes is opening up on 23rd, right off 8th. There's F&B Gudt Food right there too, for variations on hot dogs and random other things, it looks like.

      1. ANTIQUE CAFE is nice for something to drink. they are nice and you can hang out there.

        1. There are a couple of places right around there that are decent. There's a Greek diner/coffeeshop on the corner of 28th and 7th that has good food--especially their egg/lemon soup. There's also an Indian place on 29th between 7th and 8th on the north side of the street that I like. There are 2 Japanese places around there--1 on 28th and 1 on 29th, both between 6th and 7th but closer to 7th. They are pretty good.