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El Sabroso: Midtown lunch from a hidden Ecuadorian restaurant

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265 W 37th St
(between 7th Ave & 8th Ave)
New York, NY 10018

I am not one for heavy lunches because I tend to go all out for dinner. I know it’s healthier to eat more for lunch and less for dinner … but I get sleepy at work and I think my dinner cooking or East Village options are better than what Midtown West has to offer. I also use lunch as an opportunity to get aaaall the good veggies my body craves. I refuse to have salads for dinner.

Buuuuut there are exceptions. Someone at work mentioned a hidden Ecuadorian place by our office and V.V. convinced me to go by essentially guilt tripping me and accusing me of missing out on a blogging opportunity. So here we go.

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The place is legit hidden on 37th street. It looks tiny from the outside but when we walked in, we realized that small entrance leads to a very large storage-like space. Continue reading El Sabroso: Midtown lunch from a hidden Ecuadorian restaurant

Healthy Brunch Alternative: Hummus Place

Hummus Place
109 St. Marks Pl
(between 1st Ave & Avenue A)
New York, NY 10009

 

I wanted something healthy, but not a salad nor sandwich nor sushi.  I didn’t want to wait in ridiculous lines for an eggs benedict but also didn’t want a bad brunch.  After much debate (per usual), LAW and I decided to try Hummus Place right in St. Marks.  I knew that hummus was healthy and I read some good things… my main qualms were that I couldn’t imagine having hummus as a meal…  and LAW really wanted to try this place and I was in a disagreeing mood… but he won this one. Continue reading Healthy Brunch Alternative: Hummus Place