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Felton Nov 26, 2007 05:37 PM

I'm in the City for a business meeting next week. The meeting will end at 4:30ish and I have to catch a train out of Penn Station at 7. The meeting is at Broadway and 37th, so just a couple of blocks from Penn Station. I'd like to get something good to eat before I board the train. Some of the previous threads on Penn Station area tips have left me thinking that this task might be more difficult than I expected. Thoughts? Thanks.

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    TipsyMcStagger RE: Felton Nov 26, 2007 05:44 PM

    Sit at the bar in the pub room at Keen's.

    Tipsy

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      RGR RE: TipsyMcStagger Nov 26, 2007 06:56 PM

      Keens is a good suggestion. It's on 36th, b/t 5th & 6th (closer to 6th). I've never noticed a bar in the Pub Room, but there is a separate bar room.

      http://www.keens.com

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        idia RE: RGR Nov 26, 2007 07:48 PM

        The perfect suggestion - Keen's.

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          Felton RE: idia Nov 27, 2007 03:19 PM

          Thanks for the info.

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      Pan RE: Felton Nov 28, 2007 01:42 AM

      If you like Korean food, go to Han Bat, on 35 St. just east of Broadway. I recommend the Hyaemul Dolsot Bibimbap. They give you a nice banchan (free side dishes - in this case, 6 of them, and you can ask for more if you finish any of them).You'll be out of there in an hour, easily, with a full belly and a smile on your face. And the amazing thing is, it will cost you about $13 plus tip!

      1. Spiritchaser RE: Felton Nov 28, 2007 03:34 AM

        SEVEN on 7th Ave, just a couple blocks up from the station.

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          Pan RE: Spiritchaser Nov 28, 2007 09:44 PM

          What style of place is SEVEN?

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            RGR RE: Pan Nov 28, 2007 09:59 PM

            This may help: http://www.sevenbarandgrill.com

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              Pan RE: RGR Nov 29, 2007 01:24 AM

              Thanks, RGR. I guess that's an eclectic menu.

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                RGR RE: Pan Nov 29, 2007 07:46 AM

                Pan, I'd put it in the "New American" category.

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