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Breakfast recs before Sex in the City Tour

HalfBaked Aug 3, 2007 10:13 AM

We have an 11 o'clock booking for the Sex in the City tour on the west side of 5th avenue between 58th and 59th streets in front of pulitzer fountain. We are staying at the NY Hilton at 54th & Avenue of the Americas and hoping for something in the area as we'll be on foot.
No budget or dietary concerns.

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  1. LeahBaila RE: HalfBaked Aug 3, 2007 12:53 PM

    Le Pain Quotidien: http://menupages.com/restaurantdetail...

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      nycmlr RE: HalfBaked Aug 3, 2007 01:27 PM

      Norma's in the Le Marker Meridian is great ... 56th b/w 6th & 7th

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        HalfBaked RE: nycmlr Aug 3, 2007 01:55 PM

        Is it really? Mom is wanting to go there, but the reviews are so mixed on here.

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          Blumie RE: HalfBaked Aug 3, 2007 01:58 PM

          It's a love-it-or-hate-it kinda place. Most first timers love it. Jaded NYers hate in. I think you should try it. Make a reservation for 9:00. It's not a quick in-and-out kinda place, and that'll also give you some time to recover afterwards (it's a big meal!).

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            HalfBaked RE: Blumie Aug 10, 2007 10:12 AM

            Awesome Blumie, thanks! Norma's it is.

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              mrnyc RE: HalfBaked Aug 11, 2007 08:26 AM

              why dont you come down to chelsea and have breakfast at CAFETERIA? that place was seen in the tv show and its at its best for breakfast.

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                Blumie RE: mrnyc Aug 11, 2007 01:59 PM

                Perhaps Cafeteria is at its best for breakfast, but it's still mediocre! It's also nowhere near where she needs to be.

      2. HalfBaked RE: HalfBaked Aug 11, 2007 08:36 PM

        Thanks for the rec mrnyc, but Blumie is right - it's nowhere close to where I need to be.

        However, we noticed that Sarabeth's is also closeby. Which, in y'alls opinion is better?
        To give you some preferences - I love the sweet and savory combination for breakfast, and Mom has no sweet tooth whatsoever. I also love the bread baskets I noticed some places offer.

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