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Sep 9, 2010 11:55 AM

Post-Breakup Meal?

I'm anticipating a breakup. While I don't plan on being a ravaged mess afterwards, I do think a bit of culinary consolation is in order - I'll take the balm of a good meal over a dive bar stup or Ben and Jerry's coma. Anyone have any experiences or recs for food and/or bars?

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  1. I think a high end sushi fix would be in order. Leave yourself in the incredible hands of Mr. Yasuda and get away from it all at Sushi Yasuda...don't miss it.

    1. Take yourself to wherever your soon to be ex wanted to go the most. Unless it's a dive.

      1. I would go with the Bacon Cheese Burger and Onion Rings at Mollys

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        1. re: princeofpork

          Wo Hop, 17 Mott St., downstairs. Good greasy food to warm the soul.

          Wo Hop
          17 Mott St, New York, NY 10013

        2. aquagrill. you can eat light, so u wont be bloated in case you guys make up and get it on. people also say oysters are aphrodisiacs. but in case it doesn't turn out well u can have their chocolate tasting dessert. and if it's before 7 you can head over to Kee's Chocolate to further your carbicide.

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

          1. I'd go somewhere lower end, because at a high end meal part of the excitement is sharing, talking about the food, etc. Eating alone at a high end place can be depressing, especially whene there are lots of boisterous large groups, people on dates, and whatnot.

            I'd probably go to Lan Zhou Handmade Noodle on East Broadway. Comforting, good stuff, and no need to converse with anyone. Get a bowl of noodles and a plate of dumplings, a great place to be alone with your thoughts. NOT to be confused with the Lan Zhou place on Division - which is far inferior, all bright and shiny and new. Not as good for eating alone.

            If I was going high-end, I'd pick a place where you could eat at the bar that has an engaging bartender, and where the food is interesting enough that it could be a good place to strike up a conversation with another solo diner, if there is one - WD-50 fits my bill for that.

            50 Clinton Street, New York, NY 10002

            Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle
            144 E Broadway, New York, NY 10002