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Hi!
I'll be at 39th and 7th, but I'll take a taxi....can someone please suggest a great place for lunch?
Thanks!

http://www.shirleyandcompany.com

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  1. Insieme. Walk north on 7th Ave a few blocks (777 7th Avenue).

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    1. re: dkstar1

      Thanks dk...I googled it and it looks great but I should have specified.
      I love a great salad in a trendy atmosphere. I love Mangia, but there is no place to sit. I never went upstairs....is it nice up there?

      1. re: cbk523

        hmmm. You might like Whym. I think their salads are the best items on the menu. It's not exactly fine dining, and it's a step up from Mangia but not too far off from the price point.

        1. re: cbk523

          The restaurant section of Mangia is very nice - they have both a salad bar (it is plentiful but small as compared to the downstairs choices) and a nice menu, with salads and small pizzas.

        1. Osteria Gelsi, on the corner of 9th Av. & 38th St., has lots of interesting salads on the menu. I recently had the pear poached in red wine with arugula, Gorgonzola, bacon, and walnuts in a lemon dressing. Major Yum!!

          http://www.gelsiny.com

          Edited to add: I just noticed your preference for trendy. Well, Gelsi is not that, but it is very attractive and comfortable.

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          1. re: RGR

            spiritchaser....thank you....that place sounds perfect!

            1. re: cbk523

              Let us know what you think of the place afterwards.