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Best Upper Eastside Takeout????

fschil Feb 19, 2007 08:21 AM

Best Upper Eastside Takeout???? Any ideas, esp. anything Asian.

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    acpi Feb 20, 2007 01:10 PM

    Chicken: Pio Pio (mmmmm what is in that delicious green sauce??!)
    Pizza: Nick's
    Chinese: Chef Ho's (great lunch specials)
    Sandwiches: Michelle's Beligian Kitchen, Milano
    Pita Grill is also good and cheap, with a huge menu of healthy options

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      jno Feb 20, 2007 08:34 AM

      forgot to add Pio Pio as really great peruvian chicken. i wouldn't bother eating at the restaurant, b/c its tiny and always super-crowded (waits are frequently more than an hour). but the food is so good and an amazing value.

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        Kanger Feb 20, 2007 07:51 AM

        If/when (I prefer to think "when") it re-opens, Saigon Grill @ 88th/2nd is an excellent choice for affordable, delicious Vietnamese food.

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          Autumn Feb 19, 2007 07:16 PM

          For Vietnamese, you can try Vermicelli. The lunch specials come with a soup, salad, and an imperial roll.

          My coworkers and I tried Wu Liang Ye once (a customer suggested it) and we didn't like it. The food was pretty bland. It seems though that most people like it.

          1. ndl Feb 19, 2007 05:43 PM

            pig heaven

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              Jean_Suton Feb 19, 2007 02:15 PM

              These are our regulars

              Thai: Sala Thai
              Sushi: Poke (takeout, but no delivery)
              Indian: Mumtaz
              American: Willy's
              Chinese: Wu Liang Ye, Pig Heaven
              Diner: Gracie Mews
              Italian: Grotta del Mare, Sotto Cinque
              Mexican: Taco Taco, Sabor a Mexico

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                jno Feb 19, 2007 10:29 AM

                i love asian take-out...here are my picks:
                THAI: jasmine's on 84th and 2nd is the best thai food in the area
                JAPANESE: tokubei has some great dishes and their chirashi is the best value i've found (moderate price, but high quality fish). only downside is they have a fairly ltd menu.
                CHINESE: Our Place or Wu Liang Ye is good
                INDIAN: Tamarind on 94th and 3rd has a great "take-out" special
                * Evergreen Cafe is not great for take-out but has IMHO the BEST dim sum on the weekend. really hot/fresh/tasty/great service/roomy/nice decor...but it is more expensive than chinatown

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                  RGR Feb 19, 2007 09:53 AM

                  I don't live on the UES, but I'm familiar with the Wu Liang Ye in midtown, and their location on 86th St., b/t 2nd & 3rd Avs., is reputed to have the same high quality Szechuan cuisine.

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