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Lulu40 Apr 17, 2008 07:36 AM

Please direct me to the best lime pie in town. Thanks in advance.

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    Lulu40 RE: Lulu40 Apr 18, 2008 12:40 AM

    Lime Pie / Lime Tart - Please suggestions anyone??

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      UES Mayor RE: Lulu40 Apr 18, 2008 04:16 AM

      try asking for key lime pie

    2. MMRuth RE: Lulu40 Apr 18, 2008 04:20 AM

      Here's a thread from last year that might help:

      http://www.chowhound.com/topics/414808

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        Lulu40 RE: MMRuth Apr 18, 2008 04:47 AM

        Thanks MMRuth, I did do a search before my initial post / enquiry but missed that link.

        UES, thanks for the hands up - Im on the other side of the Pacific, way downunder hence my error ;)

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          MMRuth RE: Lulu40 Apr 18, 2008 04:52 AM

          Not a problem - do let us know if you find a good one. I noticed elsewhere that someone said the kaffir lime tart at Kittichai is very good.

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            Lulu40 RE: MMRuth Apr 18, 2008 05:24 AM

            Yum, I wonder if we can go there just for the kaffir lime tart??? I will deffinetly report back after my 10 day visit to NYC. Thanks to chowhound my culinary itinerary is slowly but surely coming together.

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              MMRuth RE: Lulu40 Apr 18, 2008 05:28 AM

              I don't know, but it would be worth asking them. My recollection of the place was great cocktails and not so interesting food, so that might be the way to go. They have tables outside too, so maybe you could just go for dessert. Also, if you like key lime, there's a great chocolate store on the same street - Kee's - that makes a key lime chocolate that is lovely - only downside is that she doesn't make all the flavors every day - but the others are wonderful too. Good luck with your planning.

              http://www.keeschocolates.com/cho.html

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              Kee's Chocolates
              80 Thompson St, New York, NY 10012

              Kittichai
              60 Thompson St, New York, NY 10012

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                Lulu40 RE: MMRuth Apr 18, 2008 05:45 AM

                Thanks for Kee's web link - the chocolates look decadently devine, the white chocolate truffles coated with pistachio immediately caught the attention of my taste buds. I can see myself indulging in a nice assortment.

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                  MMRuth RE: Lulu40 Apr 18, 2008 05:47 AM

                  The pistachio is one of my favorites - has some sort of pistachio cream inside as well.

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          pellegrino31 RE: MMRuth Apr 18, 2008 07:08 AM

          If you're willing to go to Brooklyn (and hey you'll be here for 10 days so why not), I highly recommend you get Steve's key lime pie, which is one of the recommendations on MMRuth's link. It's excellent.

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            LNG212 RE: pellegrino31 Apr 18, 2008 07:18 AM

            Steve's is certainly the best I've had. Sometimes he's at the 9th Avenue Food festival.

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              Westrite RE: LNG212 Apr 18, 2008 10:16 AM

              And, Zabar's sometimes has the pies, too. Not as good as going there, and getting the frozen pie dipped in chocolate, but still..
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                LNG212 RE: Westrite Apr 18, 2008 10:35 AM

                Zabar's sometimes has them, really? Wow - they carry S&S Cheesecake and now Steve's Key Lime. I think I just gained 10 pounds thinking about it. :)

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              Lulu40 RE: pellegrino31 Apr 18, 2008 07:26 AM

              Thanks, yes deffinetly plan to visit Brooklyn + have added Steve's to my ever growing itinerary.

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                MMRuth RE: Lulu40 Apr 18, 2008 07:27 AM

                Have you checked out the Outer Boroughs board for ideas? You might want to post on it as well.

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                  Lulu40 RE: MMRuth Apr 18, 2008 07:41 AM

                  No I haven't checked the outer boroughs board as yet - I certainlly will though. To tell you the truth, at the moment Im a little overwhelmed with all the choices.

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                    MMRuth RE: Lulu40 Apr 18, 2008 07:43 AM

                    That's what we're here for! A lot of visitors put up their "draft itinerary" of places to eat, to get feed back on their choices - in case that might be helpful for you.

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