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Best nolita / east soho takeout

lightboxnyc Aug 23, 2007 08:28 AM

I'm growing tired of all the places i go to. anyone got a place i'm not thinking of?

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    JennS RE: lightboxnyc Aug 23, 2007 08:48 AM

    What are your regular places?

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      lightboxnyc RE: JennS Aug 23, 2007 08:50 AM

      regular places are cafe miro, lovely day, wild ginger, bite, despana, peep, hampton's chutney, etc.

      but it doesn't need to be along those lines. i'm more adventurous than that list....

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        PhishFoodie RE: lightboxnyc Aug 23, 2007 08:57 AM

        i work in soho (barely) and was thiking the same thing.... every day we all struggle with what to have for lunch, that's reasonably priced (as if) and good...
        most of these are in our regular rotation:

        Hoomoos Asli
        Nolita House (beware lunchtime service is slow, but food is great)
        Thompson Cafe (salads, wraps, sandwiches)
        Silver Spurs & Okinawa are a bit further west
        Kelley & Ping
        Soho Park
        D & D
        Lite Delights (the place looks grungy, but it has cheap healthier salads & sandwiches)
        Cafe Angelique once in a while
        all a bit further west:
        Il Corallo Trattoria

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      PhishFoodie RE: lightboxnyc Aug 23, 2007 09:03 AM

      also, if you want to splurge on a lobster roll, i recommend ed's lobster bar. finally tried it yesterday, and they do take-out too.

      and the calexico mexican cart is pretty tasty!

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        jackieparis RE: PhishFoodie Aug 23, 2007 04:47 PM

        I go to the same places all the time too and am getting burnt out. Perhaps you may want to try them though:

        Karen's Deli on Astor Place
        Saigon Grilll on University Place
        Dean & Deluca
        Red Bamboo
        Sacred Chow

        1. re: PhishFoodie
          pacz RE: PhishFoodie Aug 23, 2007 06:49 PM

          I second the Calexico cart on Wooster and Prince!


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            lightboxnyc RE: pacz Aug 24, 2007 06:10 AM

            ah the calexico cart! i should have tried that yesterday. Instead i tried ruby's for the first time. not bad. now i have something to look forward to!

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          Jorel RE: lightboxnyc Aug 24, 2007 08:52 AM

          I'm in Nolita and I order the following for delivery:

          Pizza - Lombardi's
          Italian - Il Baggato, Bread
          Sandwiches - Bread, Atlas Cafe, Rush Hour (just ok)
          Thai - Klong, Lovely Day, SEA (just ok)
          Mexican - Downtown Bakery
          American - barmarche
          Sushi - Ginger (just ok)

          1. lilnugget RE: lightboxnyc Aug 24, 2007 09:25 AM

            best sandwiches by far are from Parisi Bakery on mott b/t spring and kenmare. they recently raised their prices but still are super cheap, humongous, and delicious.

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              Desidero RE: lilnugget Aug 24, 2007 11:38 AM

              Do you have any favorites among the sandwiches at Parisi Bakery?

            2. DarthEater RE: lightboxnyc Aug 24, 2007 10:14 AM

              Congee Bowery delivers. Dominican hole in the wall on lafayette btwn spring and prince.

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                lightboxnyc RE: DarthEater Aug 24, 2007 11:32 AM

                thanks for the calexico tip. just got back. burrito was stellar.

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