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sadie1 Dec 1, 2007 06:02 AM

college kids headed for the met from ct, looking for reasonable lunch place nearby. adventurous eaters but some are vegetarians. suggestions? thanks

  1. JoanN Dec 1, 2007 06:35 AM

    Met museum or Met opera?

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      sadie1 Dec 1, 2007 06:43 AM

      met museum...Thanks!

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        idia Dec 1, 2007 08:17 AM

        Fig & Olive, a charming, small walk-down definitely caters to health oriented people and is in the upper E. 60's.
        You can google their menu and their commitment to healthy foods (for example, no butter is ever used, only olive oil) Food is delicious. Price is right.

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          sadie1 Dec 2, 2007 08:10 PM

          Uncanny! I suggested Fig and Olive to them, having been ther and enjoyed the small plates and tomato tart. They wound up and Sip Sak, a Turkinsh place at 49th and 2nd and the brand new Dean and Deluca on East 85th street,,,Thanks

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      Ken J. Dec 1, 2007 05:28 PM

      The cafeteria in the basement of the Met has decent food and a selection.

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        MMRuth Dec 2, 2007 04:30 AM

        I agree - and a lot of vegetarian options.

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