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$40 a day in NYC - the Un-Rachel W(r)ay

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JasonChow Jul 17, 2007 02:48 PM

If you had 40 bucks in your pocket, and 1 day to spend it in NYC on food only before you leave the city for good.

What would you EAT???

7 bucks for Big Wong's Thousand Year Old Egg and Pork Congee with a fried Chinese crueller.

Shake Shack - double shack burger - 7 bucks

Halal at 53rd and 6th for - 6 bucks.

'inoteca - Truffle Egg Toast for 7 bucks

Pommes Frites - get some belgian fries - 5 bucks

Mamoouns Cafe - I'd get some fallafal and sharwma with whats left.

Binge Eating in NYC - Pricless.

  1. LeahBaila Jul 17, 2007 05:58 PM

    Salt bagel (not toasted) with olive cream cheese: Ess-a-Bagel or Murray's...under $5
    Potato pide: Ali Baba...$10
    Vanilla cupcake with pastel frosting: Magnolia Bakery...$2
    ...those are just a few!!!

    1. via jon Jul 17, 2007 06:26 PM

      This is so interesting...

      Caprice de Lamazou - smoked salmon sandwich at Lamazou's (27th & 3rd) for around $6.

      Hakata Ramen - Menchanko Tei (45th & 3rd) around $8.

      Rib Sampler - Blue Smoke (27th btw Lex & Park) - $23.95

      Eclair with cafe au lait - Veniero (11th & 1st) around $10

      Ok...I definitely went over my 40 bucks...

      1. Bottom Feeding Foodie Jul 17, 2007 09:34 PM

        Leave the city for good! That really ups the ante.

        Got to begin with a bagel from Murray's with cream cheese of your choice $3.00

        Italian Hero Sandwich from Faicco's Pork Store $10.00

        Burger at the Spotted Pig $15.00

        Got to finish with Gelato at Grom $5.00

        With the $7.00 left over might have to sneak in a slice from Bleecker Street Pizza and an Italian Ice from Rocco's

        Then I would most certainly need a long walk.

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          kayonyc Jul 18, 2007 09:49 AM

          breakfast is coffee and a banana muffin from Veselka in the park on 1st &1st $2.50

          late afternoon lunch at Jean Georges $28 2 course lunch

          sample grilled corn at cafe habana's bar $4 and stop by otafuku takoyaki $5 in lieu of dinner

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