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Benares Indian Restaurant is Worth the Splurge

I spend so much time searching for midtown’s cheapest lunches that I sometimes tend to overlook the quality of the food I eat. Yes, value is important, but occasionally it can be worth dishing out a few extra bucks for that something special. When it comes to Indian, I enjoy street carts and takeout spots like Minar as much as anyone, but let’s not kid ourselves – this is budget Indian food. After treating myself to the lunch buffet at Benares Indian Restaurant last week (56th St. and 8th Ave.), I was reminded how truly awesome good Indian food can be.

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