viva cuba! viva food!

Here’s my favorite midtown Manhattan lunch spot. It’s a tiny tiny Cuban cafeteria tucked onto West 46th St. just off of Times Square. It’s called Margon and according to the sign outside, it’s New York’s Best Kept Secret. I don’t know about that. If you don’t get there early for lunch you don’t get a seat.

It’s nothing fancy. If you’re looking for elegant surroundings you’d best steer clear. But if you’d like some authentic Cuban grub for under $10 bucks, you can’t do better. Here are a few of the daily specials.

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I ALWAYS go with the oxtail and a big plate of black beans and rice with fried sweet plantains. They have killer empanadas, too. God, I want to lick my monitor.

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The long hours at my new yob means that I don’t see The Daughters as much as I use to. The other unfortunate by-product is that I can’t keep up with the blogs in my Google Reader. I really miss it. I don’t have time to read or comment. I’m New Guy at the Investment Bank and it’s too soon to read blogs at work.

Can everyone please put their lives/blogs on hold until I can get back to you? Is that asking a lot?

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Isn’t Friday I’m In Love by The Cure just the happiest damn song ever? How ironic is that?!

9 thoughts on “viva cuba! viva food!

  1. I don’t care if Monday’s blue, Tuesday’s grey and Wednesday too, Thursday I don’t care about you it’s Friday, I’m in loooooveeeeooohhhhh!Nice happy song. Might put it on now.Don’t worry about missing blogs. You’ve picked a good time to be employed, my reader is fairly quiet at the moment. My week can be described as- eat-sleep-write-sleep-eat-musicrepeat x 1000000

  2. I love that song…and I told you to enjoy your unemployment a few posts back! Welcome back to misery, at least you still find little things that make life enjoyable. I belive it’s all the little things in life that make you happy.

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