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USOpen & Outdoor Seating

comidaqueen Sep 1, 2008 10:36 AM

Want to find a place for lunch where we can sit outside AND watch the Open on tv. Any suggestions? Am on the UWS, but willing to travel, if need be. Thanks!

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    RGR Sep 1, 2008 10:43 AM

    As has been the case for the past few years, the US Open is being televised in Madison Square Park, home of the Shake Shack.

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      kobetobiko Sep 1, 2008 01:01 PM

      This year they will also have food from Hill Country.

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        RGR Sep 1, 2008 01:53 PM


        Has Hill Country set up a stand in the park?

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          roze Sep 1, 2008 05:30 PM

          Hill Country, Rickshaw Dumplings and Country all have stands set up. No Danny Meyer jonts ths year which is a little weird...

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            RGR Sep 1, 2008 07:57 PM

            Well, Shake Shack is a Danny Meyer "joint."

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              roze Sep 2, 2008 06:32 PM

              True but past years the other food places were usually Blue Smoke and Tabla both Danny Meyer "Joints"

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                RGR Sep 2, 2008 07:03 PM

                With Hill Country participating, it doesn't make much sense for Blue Smoke to be there as well. The bbq styles are different, but still....

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                  roze Sep 2, 2008 08:06 PM

                  Oh I totally agree. What I find strange is that every other year there were ONLY Blue Smoke and Tabla. I figured Danny Meyer had kind of the run on the park with the Shack and all.

                  I was surprised to see anything OTHER than Danny Meyer stuff for the first time. All three are in the north west end of the park.

        2. re: kobetobiko
          kathryn Sep 1, 2008 02:53 PM

          Details here:

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