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carochinha Apr 17, 2009 12:42 PM

My brother's Mother-in-Law is coming in for lunch and a show this Sunday. We're looking for someplace near 44th Street, inexpensive (soup, salad, soft drink - not to exceed $20?), not spicy in the least. Also, she just popped a dental crown, so soft foods such as soups are requested.

Any ideas for a nice spot with good service for lunch this Sunday? Any recommendations are sincerely appreciated.

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    Will4Food RE: carochinha Apr 17, 2009 12:46 PM

    Best soup in the theater district? Only one choice--the Edison Cafe....Homemade and cheap.

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      fayth RE: Will4Food Apr 18, 2009 07:48 AM

      Second the Edison Cafe recommendation. That's our pretheater destination for something light to eat. Love their barley soup , cabbage soup. Bowl is huge and cheap. Great fun sitting at the counter but there are also tables.

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      stephaniec25 RE: carochinha Apr 17, 2009 02:18 PM

      You can try Pain Quotidien on 40th between 6th and 5th on the side of Bryant Park. They have soup specials every day and also a passable quiche and its always very good and its a relaxing atmosphere contrary to a lot of other theater district restaurants.

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        Lucia RE: carochinha Apr 17, 2009 09:59 PM

        Le Pain Quotidien is probably a bit further than you'd like to travel, but great soups, and a good MIL pleaser.

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