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Noank Native Nov 24, 2012 08:19 AM

We are meeting my brother at Penn Station on a Saturday in December for lunch--he has a few hours between trains. He has a bad knee so we can't walk too far. Looking for a place where we can sit and talk for an hour or two, and not feel rushed. We're pretty flexible with food types and prices. Just looking for good food and a quiet relaxed atmosphere. Any ideas?

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    thegforceny RE: Noank Native Nov 24, 2012 08:36 AM

    This request often comes up. Penn station area tends to be a bit of a food wasteland, but a 10 minute cab opens up the options immensely.

    I searched "penn" and many threads came up. Perhaps find a few ideas here and then ask for more specific recs?

    http://www.chow.com/search?query=penn...

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      Noank Native RE: thegforceny Nov 24, 2012 02:18 PM

      Thanks so much for this--I really appreciate the help! I had seem some of the threads, but went back to the link you suggested. I'm thinking Caffe Lugo might work, which I missed the first time around.

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        mclaurie RE: Noank Native Nov 24, 2012 04:38 PM

        Have a look at Ayza. http://www.ayzanyc.com/lunch-midtown-...
        or Gaornnuri for Korean with a view
        http://www.gaonnurinyc.com/authentic_...

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      Alicebean RE: Noank Native Nov 24, 2012 06:53 PM

      Tre Dici is on 26th btwn 6th and 7th, 6 blocks away from Penn Station. The room is lovely. Good Italian cuisine. Kind service as well.

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