PROFILE: Midtown Lunch’er “Danielle”
Every Tuesday we turn over the site to a different Midtown Lunch’er for his or her recommendations for the best lunch in Midtown. This week it’s Danielle, an online media planner who wishes she lived in Naples.
Occupation: Online Media Planner
Where in Midtown do you Work?: 40th and Broadway
Favorite Kind of Food: Pizza, Mom’s meatballs & gravy, charcuterie/cured meats, Ramen
Least Favorite Kind of Food: Anything that doesn’t need to be chewed – soup, ice cream, mashed potatoes, etc
Favorite Place(s) to Eat Lunch in Midtown: Kwik Meal (on 45th and 6th) Chicken & Lamb Over Rice with Green Sauce; LaBeleca (on 40th btw. 7+8th) – Chicken Parm sub; WichCraft – Pastrami Sandwich; Empanada Mama (on 9th btw. 51+52nd) – empanadas of course
“Go-To” Lunch Place You and Your Coworkers Eat at Too Often? Cafe Duke (on B’way btw. 40+41st) & Schnipper’s (on 41st and 8th)
Place(s) you discovered thanks to Midtown Lunch? La Beleca; Kwik Meal; Elyssa on 9th Ave. (when it was open it was the best falafel in midtown); Bon Chon (on 38th btw. 7+8th); Taim Mobile; Lazzara’s (on 38th btw. 7+8th); Hide Chan Ramen (on 52nd btw. 2+3rd) and many others
If you could work anywhere (just because of the lunch) where would it be and why? Naples, Italy for classic homemade style Italian food and real pizza! To be able to enjoy the same meals my ancestors did on a daily basis.
Anything you’d like to ask the Midtown Lunch readers? What’s your favorite place to eat dinner? What restaurants in NYC are on your bucket list? And for shameless self promotion spend some time checking out gourmandnyc.com!
Got a favorite to share with Danielle? Leave it in the comments. And, as always, if you want to be next week’s Profiled: Midtown Lunch’er (or know somebody you’d like to nominate), email firstname.lastname@example.org.