Restaurant Review: Hunan Manor

Details: Located at 339 Lexington Ave #0991, New York, NY 10016. Official site is

Score: 7/10

Hunan Manor is a Chinese restaurant in midtown Manhattan. I thought this was a Chinese takeout place, and while they do do that, this is actually a decent sit in Chinese restaurant. Lots of people come here and from what I saw, the food here is pretty damn good.

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Supermarket Review: DC Flushing Market

Details: Located at 133-54 41st Ave, Flushing, NY 11355.

Score: 7/10

This really isn’t a review of this place as a supermarket, but as a lunch spot. This place serves something known as “four dishes, one soup,” a cafeteria style meal format popular among Chinese businesses.

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Restaurant Review: Itavolo

Details: Located at 875 Third Avenue, Concourse level, New York, NY 10022. Official site is

Score: 6.4/10

Itavolo is another lunch place primarily catering to office workers in the area. It’s in the bottom level food court inside a building. You can get there from that buildings lobby down an escalator or through an entrance leading into the nearby subway stop.

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Restaurant Review: Frame Gourmet Eatery

Details: Located at 424 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001. Official site is

Score: 7.3/10

Frame Gourmet is a lunch place that primarily caters to the working crowd. I don’t think it’s even open on weekend or after 5:00 PM. It’s a good place to get good quality food with some variety at a reasonable price (if you come after 3:00 PM).

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