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Lunch Recs (from Pa Stn to Times Sq)

Thank you! I like having a list!

Oct 10, 2007
tora in Manhattan

Lunch Recs (from Pa Stn to Times Sq)

Great site, midtown lunch--thank you!! I'll mention all these options to the team and maybe we can agree! Maybe not! But i appreciate the link!

Oct 10, 2007
tora in Manhattan

Lunch Recs (from Pa Stn to Times Sq)

5 of us are taking the train up from Baltimore for a meeting at a Times Sq Hotel. We intend to walk from the station up to the meeting and would love to enjoy lunch at an Asian restaurant of some sort--Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese or Japanese...etc along our way for $25 or less/person. Any suggestions for us?

Oct 09, 2007
tora in Manhattan

Lunch near CSIS-1800 K st?

We'll be at 1800 K st nw tomorrow. Does anyone have any recommendations for lunch very nearby...Anything interesting but inexpensive ( less than 20$)? We are metroing in using the Farrugut N metro station. Thanks!

Oct 01, 2007
tora in Washington DC & Baltimore

Pennsylvania Dutch Market/Cockeysville

Has anyone tried this? The ad in the paper mentions a Friday night all-you-can-eat dinner for 6.99...Worth a visit?

Jan 18, 2007
tora in Washington DC & Baltimore

1st time to Chic--Mag Mile area--ethnic?

Thank you all! I bumped into the Armenian restaurant (Sayat Nova) on the way back to the hotel...fated, I guess. It was excellent! Great ambience; easy to deal with alone; and the food was both inexpensive and tasty! I tried the vegetarian sampler w/lentil soup. I enjoyed it all. After reading all the views on pizza, and considering that 'chicago style' pizza at the pizza uno chain in md is probably not real (it didn't seem esp different_, I went to Gino's East. It really is unique! So much sauce, and the crust is quite different too. I can see it would be well-nigh impossible to order just a slice. Is the yellowness of the crust from egg yolks, butter, different flour? I really enjoyed it. Did not like the 'dim sum' at Szechwan (sp?) next door to the marriot courtyard. The items seemed to be reheated from frozen--esp the pork buns. But then, I was just shooting in the dark with that one. Thank you guys!

Jan 07, 2007
tora in Chicago Area

1st time to Chic--Mag Mile area--ethnic?

Thank you! I'll scour the board later, with map in hand. I suspected that I'd have to travel a bit to find what I'm looking for...Thanx for the info on Chicago-style pizza--that it is unique: I'm afraid I'd gotten cynical, maybe just too many slices of mediocre pizza here in Baltimore. I'll definitely check one of your recommendations out. I love Vietnamese and Korean food, but am always up for Armenian or something new/unexpected. That's why Chowhound is so cool--new places, so much good food, and a lot of people who care.

Jan 04, 2007
tora in Chicago Area

1st time to Chic--Mag Mile area--ethnic?

I'm staying in Chicago (1st time!) in the Magnificent Mile area for a conference (4-7 Jan) so I'd imagine the area is probably not the best for good (cheaper: $20-$30 for one) ethnic food, but I thought I'd ask. Also, is there anything someone visiting Chicago absolutely 'must' have? Is it a myth about pizza? What about a (not necessarily ethnic) brunch on Sunday? I don't mind a short commute. Thanks!! And Happy New Year!

Jan 04, 2007
tora in Chicago Area

Salisbury MD New Years

Thank you all!
In Salisbury, we ate at Namaste on the first evening--the Palak Paneer and the lamb curry were outstanding. That strip mall is interesting--with a Brazilian buffet (unfortunately closed the next day:-( ) and a Brazilian market as well as a Chinese gift shop. For New Year's Eve, we got reservations at Cactus Taverna...The exterior is not so appealing, so your tip helped--we would have driven right past! The interior is nicely decorated; there was live music (spanish guitar/female vocalist) and the grilled salmon in a light mango sauce & the rockfish with mushrooms in a white wine sauce we ordered were excellent! The vegetables that came with our meals were wonderful as well. Great service to boot! Thank you hounds!!

Jan 02, 2007
tora in Mid-Atlantic

Salisbury MD New Years

Hi,

We are spending New Year's weekend at the Eastern Shore--in Salisbury, MD. I found a few old posts about a good Pakistani place for takeaway and a Mexican place, but what about a New Year's Eve dinner? Any price is ok. We are willing to drive to OC or anywhere else within reason. Any ideas? We just need to relax and enjoy something nice/different. It's been a tough year for us. Happy holidays everyone!

Dec 23, 2006
tora in Mid-Atlantic