Two years ago we shared our picks for where to eat near Times Square, the focal point of New York's tourist economy and home to many a chain mega-restaurant. But amid the mammoth TGI Friday's and Guy Fieri's 500-seat restaurant, you'll find plenty of quality places for a quick bite, a casual lunch, or a full sit-down meal. This guide covers the picks from our original guide, plus our new favorite spots we've encountered since July 2011.
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Here are five restaurants offering Passover Seder meals that still have availability as of Sunday evening, April 1st. But reservations aren't slowing down, so book your seating fast before it's too late.
At Serious Eats, we're all about food. And even when we're not reading or writing about it, we're perhaps thinking, idealizing, and dreaming about it. But we're also cognizant of the millions of New Yorkers who don't have ready access to food, which is why we're down with City Harvest, an organization that for over 25 years, has helped to feed the New York City's hungry. And in order to fund this massive effort (they estimate they'll rescue 30 million lbs of food this year), they've partnered with some of the city's best restaurants to throw their annual Bid Against Hunger gala, which was held yesterday evening at the Metropolitan Pavilion.
I've been asked a hundred times where to go for a pre-matinee brunch in the Theatre District; and in Toloache, a lively Mexican restaurant on West 50th Street, I've finally found a place to recommend.
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There are still plenty of reservations left for all eight nights of Passover (April 9 through 15) at Toloache in Hells Kitchen. Some menu highlights: Julian's matzo ball soup in a jalapeno scented chicken consomme, matzo tostada "Yucatan" (yes, that's...
While Mexican restaurant Toloache in Midtown is normally expensive, they're celebrating their birthday today by selling tacos for only $1 each. From 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. three types of $1 tacos will be available: Pollo (chicken breast adobado, pico...