Peeling back the culinary underbelly is one of the fun things about working in Midtown – hell, that’s why we’re all here looking at this, at least I should hope so. You keep hoping, waiting for that shining beacon, that one place you never knew about or even knew to look for despite the omnipresent eye of Google and the caring, wonderful, universally intelligent and physically attractive contributors of Midtown Lunch. Fuji Bakery, nestled in the middle of nowhere at 224 West 35th between 7th and 8th, strikes you as that place out of nowhere. Without a menu in the window or any real welcoming signage, it strikes you as an industrial food production facility. Is this a Chinatown transplant that we didn’t know jack about? Do the steam-table empire of Ming Du (formerly Ying Du) and the noodle-soup warriors faithful need to up the ante? Only one way to find out.
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Posted by MJP at 11:30 am, July 20th, 2012 under Fuji Restaurant & Bakery.