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Suggestions near Mt. Sinai Hospital

My wife is in a very slow labor at Mt. Sinai Hospital, and I can't keep eating all my meals at the East Harlem location of Moustache.

If you have a good CH suggestion in the area of Madison and 100, please let me know. I'm sure there are some treasures nearby.

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  1. If you like good Mexican, try E Paso Taqueria on 97th between Madison & Park. Also good for takeout, including excellent desserts is Champignon on Madison between 96th & 97th. Best of luck!

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    El Paso Taqueria
    64 E 97th St, New York, NY 10029

    Champignon Cafe
    1389 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029

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      1. re: tanno

        Yes and it's way more than tortillas -- terrific, authentic Mexican entrees.

    1. Earl's Beer & Cheese is nearby. It can get quite crowded but they often do have a few good beers on tap and the food is pretty good (I love the grilled cheese sandwich that has the pickles on an english muffin).

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      Earl's Beer & Cheese
      1259 Park Ave, New York, NY 10029

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      1. re: LNG212

        I just had that sandwich last night. This place is great, and the same owners now have a bigger place, ABV, around the corner (which I haven't tried).

      2. The folks behind Earl's Beer and Cheese just opened a wine bar called ABV on Lexington and 97th that I will probably check out tomorrow, but in the meantime I recommend Earl's as a solid place for a sandwich and a beer. Right by Moustache, there is good Senegalese at La Galette, Thai at Gong and Mexican at JalapeƱo Deli. Maharaja Palace is the local Indian joint and not half bad. Little Luzzo is the place to hit up for pizza. If you order delivery, check out Cafe Ollin and Milk Burger.

        1. Also, Lexington Social - Lex and 103. Wine bar with tapas. Easy atmosphere.
          Is ABV opened - when i walked by on Sunday it still had brown paper on the windows?

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          1. re: JC2

            Brown paper has come down and they were doing business apace last night.

          2. if you're in the mood for french food, try PASCALOU. on madison near 93rd st. fabulous little bistro. good luck to you and your wife!!!

            1. It's not right there, but on the way or on the way back, on 90th and 2nd, San Mateo, good pizza, great panuzzo sandwiches

              1. Tre Otto at Madison and 97, for pasta but not pizza (I think their pizza bites..)

                1. Can't agree on San Matteo -- my one recent experience was not a good one, undercooked, underdressed pizza and meatballs that were cold in the middle. For real Italian pizza plus a few specialties, a few tables but mostly takeout, I love Little Luzzo's on 96th between Lexington and Park.

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                  Little Luzzo's
                  119 E 96th St, New York, NY 10029

                  San Matteo
                  1739 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10128