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Quick eat in Midtown NYC

MaTi Aug 6, 2013 11:55 AM

What would be the quickest place to eat in midtown NYC (not kosher delight)


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    AdinaA RE: MaTi Aug 6, 2013 02:59 PM

    It really depends what corner you're standing on. Install Kosher GPS on your cell. Or tell us where you are.

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      avitrek RE: MaTi Aug 6, 2013 03:26 PM

      Too many to name. Your closest pizza or falafel place. Mendys in Grand Central if there isn't a line. Or any place with premade food ready for the lunch time crunch. It all depends on where you are. The walk to a further place is probably longer than the marginal difference it service time.

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        laurenblok RE: MaTi Aug 7, 2013 11:15 AM


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          DevorahL RE: MaTi Aug 7, 2013 12:36 PM

          Totally depends where you are! My recommendations for cheap Midtown eats are: SoomSoom (felafel, sabich etc) - on Lexington between 55th/56th, Bravo Pizza on Broadway and 37th, Shalom Bombay (affordable lunch buffet and specials) on Lexington and 42nd, and Schnitzel Express (chicken sandwiches) on Broadway and 39th. (There is a new dairy place next door under the same ownership, but I haven't tried it yet.)
          None of these places are amazingly gourmet, but for decent, reliable food at a reasonable price, these are my picks.

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            kosherfoodie1226 RE: DevorahL Aug 9, 2013 12:01 PM

            I disagree, while Bravo's pizza is very good, it is nowhere near cheap. A vegetable slice is upwards of $4.00 and smaller than typical for the money.

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              DevorahL RE: kosherfoodie1226 Aug 14, 2013 11:20 AM

              True, it's a lot for pizza. But if you compare it to other food that can serve the same quick-and-easy-lunch purpose, like sandwiches, sushi, etc., it's as cheap or cheaper, even if you get two slices.

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            seikoloco RE: MaTi Aug 14, 2013 02:37 PM

            Are there kosher food trucks in midtown NYC? Someone mentioned today seeing 2 together around park and 47th street? Is that the case, and are they at the same location every day?

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              DevorahL RE: seikoloco Aug 14, 2013 03:31 PM

              There is a kosher food truck called Grill on Wheels. They are in the midtown area, but I believe the exact location varies. Here is their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Grill-...

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                avitrek RE: seikoloco Aug 14, 2013 04:33 PM

                I think that might be moshe's falafel. It's been around forever, although I prefer the falafel at soom soom a block away.

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