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bearmi Oct 10, 2013 10:13 PM

Hi Guys, I am coming back for the 3 rd time after leaving NY about 11 months ago. I am interested in trying Chinese, Japanese and Thai food and I was wondering if you guys have any good suggestions. I will be staying at a midtown hotel so anything close to Grand Central will help. I would prefer some place that's nicer and more comfortable and if the food is authentic, it will help too. Can you let me know? Thanks in advance.

P.S. I have been to Sakagura, Soba Totto. Aburiya Kinnosuke, Hakkasan, Red Farm, and Zaab Else the last few trips....hopefully it will provide you with some idea on what I am looking for ( ie not Chinatown..haha)

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    bearmi Oct 12, 2013 07:25 AM

    Thank you all for the reco. I will check them out if time allows. These are all great suggestions. I will probably be back in a few weeks so they are good additions to my list!

    1. Monica Oct 11, 2013 12:02 PM

      Land of Plenty on 58rd..not sure if that's too far for you.

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        Bob Martinez Oct 11, 2013 12:32 PM

        Definitely prefer Land of Plenty over Cafe China.

        Actually, Lan Sheng and Szechuan Gourmet are only a 10 minute walk from Grand Central. All are great choices.

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          zeeEats Oct 11, 2013 12:40 PM

          Szechuan Gourmet is probably the best as far as Sichuan cuisine goes. What about Ma Peche, it's not too far away...

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          bearmi Oct 12, 2013 07:28 AM

          Not at all. Thanks!

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          zeeEats Oct 11, 2013 11:19 AM

          China Cafe is pretty good and in the area, a lot nicer of a restaurant than Chinatown joints.

          Ippudo has a midtown west location now, and of course you have Yasuda as well. Kajitsu also moved to midtown.

          1. Motosport Oct 11, 2013 09:54 AM

            Near Grand Central we like:
            Mapo Tofu
            Hunan Manor
            Phoenix Garden
            Jaiya a bit out of the way but walkable

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