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Toss-your-own Salad in Midtown West

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chiniqua Jun 5, 2008 09:16 AM

Sorry, the title makes me giggle too...
So my office just moved to Midtown West (just South of Rock Center) and I have been searching like crazy for a good toss-your-own salad place. Not one of those crazy too-expensive fancy ones like Chop't (because $11 is too much for a salad) but a good deli that has a wide selection of fresh ingredients (some mini mozzarella, sundried tomatoes, avocados, frilled portobellos, that sort of thing) that doesn't cost a fortune.
So far I've found nothing but a dire Cafe Europa and some sad 6-ingredient choice type places.
Help, please. Otherwise I"m going to eat at the McDonald's down the block every day and it won't be pretty.

  1. misnatalie Jun 5, 2008 03:17 PM

    I'd go for PAX, the one on 40th and 6th seems to have the fresher and more varied ingredients.

    1. jakew8 Jun 5, 2008 01:05 PM

      I used to live and work around there and my favorite salad place was Pax. But it's not really any different than Europa. I don't know what exactly you're hoping to find around there...

      There is Bocca, another biz cazh lunch zoo, that has an antipasto bar you might try.

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        FuDee Jun 5, 2008 12:47 PM

        If you really wanna giggle, take a look at the attached photo taken outside of Pick-A-Bagel on 23rd and 3rd..

        http://www.flickr.com/photos/fudee

         
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