It’s the time of year for weekend sojourns to shopping meccas, and if you’re fulfilling holiday-related obligations around Union Square, you’re going to need to plan for what happens when you’re bone-tired and hangry several hours into the belly of the beast. Options for food and drink around the area can be dicey, with most designed to entrap unwitting tourists. But there are plenty of places, some just a block or two away, to get a satisfying lunch or dinner that won’t leave you feeling robbed and annoyed.
From an elegant spot for afternoon tea to a solid Japanese-imported ramen, here are your best bets for dining around Union Square.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More