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Suggestion for one more restaurant

mango3210 Nov 27, 2013 04:56 AM

Hi guys,

just about wrapping up my meal spots for my trip to the US (i'm from Australia). For NYC i'm planning on the following:

- Dinner at Blue Smoke
- Dinner at Momofuku Ssam
- Brunch/Lunch at Balthazar (any suggestions on which one to choose)

Looking at squeezing in one more place but unsure what. Don't want it too pricey, perhaps $30 for a main or $50-60 for pre-fixe etc.

Also any hotspots for cheap eats? planning to wing it for the rest of my remaining meals there.

  1. r
    Riverman500 Nov 28, 2013 01:19 PM

    For your budget of about $30 per main course look into:

    Le Philosophe
    Uncle Boons

    Cheap eats:

    Mission Chinese Food
    Pok Pok Phat Thai

    1. t
      Ttrockwood Nov 27, 2013 02:21 PM

      You could take advantage of some of the fine dining pre fixe lunch options available- bouley, jean gorges, del posto and betony are several options that would be within your budget

      1. k
        kathryn Nov 27, 2013 05:47 AM

        Not sure what you mean by hot spots. Like trendy, hip places? Those usually aren't that cheap.

        Check out realcheapeats.com.

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        1. re: kathryn
          Spiritchaser Nov 27, 2013 06:18 AM

          Just correcting a typo


          1. re: Spiritchaser
            kathryn Nov 27, 2013 06:52 AM


          2. re: kathryn
            Ttrockwood Nov 27, 2013 02:02 PM

            Midtownlunch.com would also be helpful while "on the go" for lunch ideas. Their maps are especially handy.

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