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Where to pick up food for a picnic or sit down at a restaurant near Central Park.
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Toloache 82 is part of the Toloache mini-chain, and it’s a good place to eat Mexican food outdoors on the Upper East Side.
An Upper East Side French restaurant from Michael White with very good food. It's fancy, without being too formal.
Vella is a Mediterranean restaurant on the Upper East Side with outdoor seating and oyster Happy Hour.
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Violet’s Vietnamese Shoppe
Violet’s Vietnamese Shoppe is a tiny counter-service place in Forest Hills with really good banh mi sandwiches.
Il Bambino is a casual restaurant in Astoria with giant ciabatta sandwiches and a nice backyard.
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Golden Diner is a little spot in Two Bridges that serves modern diner classics. It’s worth planning lunch here a week in advance.
Bluestone Lane Coffee
The Upper East Side location of Bluestone Lane is in a very pretty old church. It’s a nice place for a quick coffee or a slower brunch.
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