Archive for 'Hyderabad Cart'

Stop! It’s Hyderabad Time!

Terrible attempts at 80s puns aside, looking for lunch one day we stopped at the Hyderabad Goat Kacchi Biryani cart. Boy, that’s a mouthful! Midtown Lunch is no stranger to the place, but it’s been a while so I decided to give it a whirl.

What I whirled, after the jump!

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Luncher Reports: Hyderabad Cart Has Hit Its Stride

Got this tip from a Lunch’er who wishes to remain annonymous, but it seemed worth passing along…

Big fan of the site for several years, but unfortunately a passive consumer as commenting and whatnot isn’t an option with internet security settings at work. I prefer to remain anonymous if you don’t mind, but I want to recommend a favorite spot of mine. I have been eating at the Hyderabad cart on 50th and 6th pretty regularly (~1-2x week) since it popped up across from my office about 7 or 8 months ago, and I’ve got to tell you I think this place is under recognized. You guys did a nice enough piece on them back last April, but I think they have really hit their stride since. I’ve lived smack in the middle of Curry Hill for about 3 years so I think I have a pretty good handle on Indian, and aside from that have spent all 8 of my NYC years vigorously consuming all other variances of “street meat”. The family who runs it are an incredibly cheerful bunch, and although I don’t know their names or anything about them really I’ve developed enough of a relationship with them to feel like endorsing their work.

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Lovers of Goat, You Have a Friend in the New Hyderabad Cart

Yes, Hyderabad. A city in south India, which is one of the main hubs for Biryani cuisine. It also happens to be the name of one of the newest Indian Halal carts in Midtown, located between Tuk Tuk Boy and Toast Monster on the corner of 50th and 6th on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

As I stumbled upon this cart on a particular Wednesday, I was looking for a lighter lunch after giving into an 11am bagel, and couldn’t help but be stopped in my tracks by what followed Hyderabad in large type font: “Goat Kacchi Biryani.” Urban lunch adventure here I come!

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