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Favorite local restaurants/57 & Lex

matt5150 Aug 19, 2007 09:47 PM

My wife and I just moved to 57th & Lex. What are some of your favorite local restaurants?

We have a 4 month old baby girl, so nothing too fancy! Thanks.

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  1. ow77 RE: matt5150 Aug 19, 2007 11:55 PM

    See here for lunch spots, http://www.chowhound.com/topics/43132....
    Except Astra, all are good for dinner as well.

    1. LeahBaila RE: matt5150 Aug 20, 2007 06:05 AM

      David Burke at Bloomingdales, Cafe Fondutta, (although it's not a restaurant) Buttercup Bakeshop, Taksim

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        Aimee RE: matt5150 Aug 20, 2007 06:58 AM

        Hey - we have a 4 month old baby boy and live on 57th and 2nd. Welcome to the neighborhood! Some good local places are Sip Sak and Taksim for turkish, grand sichuan eastern for spicy chinese, sushi seki for very good sushi, Lenny's for pretty good sandwiches - lots of variety, Bar Vetro for decent italian, Yuva for good upscale Indian, and Pongal for more casual Indian.

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          matt5150 RE: Aimee Aug 20, 2007 07:11 AM

          Thanks, we're very happy to be here.

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