This little counter in the Time Warner Center is only open for breakfast and lunch every day, and the menu has around six options, most of which are flatbread-based. There are wraps with yakitori chicken or spicy pork cut from a spit, breakfast sandwiches with smoked salmon from Zabar’s, mortadella, or cream cheese and vegetables, and a couple of dips. If you work or live anywhere within subway-able distance of Bāng Bar, definitely stop by lunch or breakfast.
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Somehow, the Blue Ribbon brand’s new spot is just as excellent as its other outposts, despite being in a Midtown hotel. This place is, however, insanely expensive.
Marea is about as good as upscale eating gets in Midtown, and there’s a lot of that around. Don’t miss the bone marrow and octopus fusilli.
Alfie’s is a bar near Columbus Circle with a bunch of beers on tap and good Happy Hour deals.
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We wish there was a Daily Provisions on every corner, so that we would never be far from their excellent breakfast and lunch.
Faicco’s Italian Specialities
Faicco’s is an incredible Italian deli that’s been open since 1900, and their chicken cutlet sandwich is unbeatable.
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Momofuku Ssäm Bar
Momofuku Ssäm Bar is a modern Korean East Village classic that has evolved with the times.
The Smith Midtown
If Midtown East is the final frontier of food-obsessed New York City, The Smith Midtown is the Starship Enterprise.
Five years after it opened, the original location of Totto Ramen is still packed pretty much all of the time. That's because it's still awesome.
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