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allaballa Sep 14, 2012 08:07 AM

Long-time lurker would love some advice: Making a rare escape from our toddler tonight to see the Josef Albers show at the Morgan library (37th & Madison). Would love suggestions for a good place to eat afterwards -- cheap and casual woudl be great, dives totally acceptable (though not sure they exist around there). Thanks!

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    fm1963 Sep 14, 2012 08:32 AM

    Cafe China
    Cannibal
    Mad For Chicken
    Minar

    * Also, there are several Albers paintings currently on view at the Met in Gallery 916 which would make a fine complement to the Morgan show.

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      kathryn Sep 14, 2012 08:33 AM

      Cafe China is very close.
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/806218

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        LeahBaila Sep 14, 2012 08:42 AM

        Second CC

      2. Motosport Sep 14, 2012 08:45 AM

        What type of food?
        On 3rd Av:
        Duke's BBQ Ribs, burgers
        Sarge's deli for pastrami sammich
        Hane Sushi
        On Lex:
        Mapo Tofu & Hunan Manor across the street
        Lots of cheap Indian places South of 33 St

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          allaballa Sep 14, 2012 12:39 PM

          Wow all these suggestions are great -- thanks! Not so interested in Indian, but open to pretty much everything else. I think we may try Mad For Chicken.

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