• Lunch Midtown East

    Tres Carnes: Barbecue and Tex-Mex Hook Up

    by  • February 26, 2015 • UN EATS • 
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    Tres Carnes

    Tres Carnes, a New York mini-chain with a new branch in the Turtle Bay neighborhood of Midtown Manhattan, touts its food as a marriage of Tex-Mex and Texas-style barbecue. The wedding may spice up your lunch hour, but the pairing does not dazzle. While some of the dishes stand out, it’s mostly just Mexican...

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    Eating Like an Italian at Alidoro

    by  • January 8, 2015 • UN EATS • 
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    Il Soprano - prosciutto, mozzarella, baby onions, long-roasted sweet red peppers, olive paste and arugula on a Stirato roll

    Alidoro is the sandwich shop of my dreams, and that’s a problem. Other people seem to feel the same way. Drop by between 11:30 and 2:30 and you may get so hungry waiting in line to order your lunch you’ll be tempted to put in a call to Domino’s. Situated on a nondescript stretch of...

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    Asian Fusion That Shines With Star Power

    by  • October 30, 2014 • UN EATS • 
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    Fusion is the fashion these days, but the concept is fairly fuzzy. It can just mean that an Italian and an Argentine got married and decided to share a stove. But if you’re lucky, it will really mean that some great minds with good cooking skills have pooled ingredients and techniques from different parts...

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