Le Pain Quotidien, the bread/sandwich/salad/bakery chain from Brussels, quietly opened its second Midtown location back in October on 40th St. btw. 5+6th, across from Bryant Park. It probably wasn’t all that quiet to LPQ fans in the area, but for this hater of expensive Midtown bread/sandwich/salad/bakery chains it went virtually unnoticed. After Profiled Midtown Lunch’er Janine mentioned it last Tuesday, I thought maybe it was time to go check it out. While I normally detest paying over $7 for a sandwich, if it’s done right- with really nice ingredients, I will occasionally splurge for something really good. ‘wichcraft has managed to rope me in despite having tiny sandwiches. LPQ will have to a little better to lure me away from my goto Bryant Park lunch.
Two sandwiches attempt to be worth $9, and the biggest cookie in Midtown- after the jump… Read more »